Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Dies At 79

Veteran Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor took his last breath today evening. He expired at 5:20 pm on 4th December at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai after prolonged illness. The legendary actor was 79 years old.

He had a remarkable journey in Bollywood Industry. With films like Diwaar, Roti kapda aur Makaan, Namak Halaal, Kabhie Kabhie, he ruled the hearts of millions of fans.

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Fellow Celebrities, and fans are still in shock and are mourning over his death. Twitter is filled with celebrities expressing grief over his death. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too made a tweet. He wrote, “Shashi Kapoor’s versatility could be seen in his movies as well as in theatre, which he promoted with great passion. His brilliant acting will be remembered for generations to come. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers.”

Cricketers Virendra Sehwag, Mohommad Kaif etc too mourned.

In 2011, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contributions to Art-Cinema. In 2015, he was awarded the 2014 Dadasaheb Phalke Award, making him the third member of his family to receive the highest award in Indian Cinema after Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor.

Shashi Kapoor

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His funeral will be held tomorrow morning.