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RIP: Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

RIP: Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

His elder son Kunal Kapoor was by his bedside when he passed away while his daughter Sanjana and his younger son Karan rushed back from the United States as soon as they heard the news.

"Shashi Kapoor expired around 5.20 p.m. on December 4 at Kokilaben Hospital", Bollywood condoled the death of a tremendous actor and an even better human being. You will be missed Shashiji!

The actor shared a black and white throwback picture of a young Shashi Kapoor sitting with legendary actor Raj Kapoor.

Located in the Dhaki Nalbani area in the interiors of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the Kapoor ancestral home was built by Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor (father of Prithviraj Kapoor) in the early 20th century, who lived in the city.

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He was honoured with the the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2011.

He debuted with the 1961 film Dharmputra.

Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Salim Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Supriya Pathak, Shakti Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Suresh Oberoi among others were present at the cremation. How one could forget when the charming actor playing the role of cop Ravi in blockbuster Deewar confidently says, "Mere Pas Maa Hai" to his brother bragging about all the wealth?

He also produced several hit films like Junoon, Kalyug, Vijeta and Utsav.


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