Bollywood Assembles At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

A while ago, Padma Bhushan Shashi Kapoor's prayer meet was solemnised at the Prithvi theatre. The film industry came down to pay their respect to the departed star. Here are the pictures and videos from the ceremony...

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Bollywood Assembles At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

Shashi Kapoor’s prayer meet was held a while ago and celebrities from all walks of life dropped by to share their grief with the Kapoor khandaan. 

the kapoor khaandaan at shashi kapoor prayer meet
The Kapoor Khaandaan At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

kunal kapoor at dad shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Kunal Kapoor At Dad Shashi’s Prayer Meet

From film stars to musicians to politicians, Shashi Kapoor's prayer meet saw the who's who of Mumbai come in large numbers.


Rani Mukerji, Asha Bhosle, Kiran Rao, Rekha, Tinu Anand, Annu Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Ramesh Sippy, Suniel Shetty, Sanjay Khan, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ronit Roy, Abbas-Mastan, Divya Dutta, Ashutosh Gowariker, Rahul Rawail, Kabir Bedi, Bharat Shah and many others attended.

randhir kapoor at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Randhir Kapoor At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

neetu kapoor at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Neetu Kapoor At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

krishna raj at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Krishna Raj At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

dimple kapadia at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Dimple Kapadia At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

reema jain at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Reema Jain At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

hema malini at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Hema Malini At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

karisma kapoor at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Karisma Kapoor At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

chunky pandey at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Chunky Pandey At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

From the Kapoor family- Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Sanjana Kapoor, Karan Kapoor and Kunal Kapoor were present.

kunal kemmu and soha ali khan at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Kunal Kemmu And Soha Ali Khan At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

soni razdan at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Soni Razdan At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

Shashi Kapoor passed away after a prolonged illness this Monday at the age of 79. He was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital on December 3. The funeral was held at the Santacruz crematorium the next day.

naseeruddin shah at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Naseeruddin Shah At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

ratna pathak shah at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Ratna Pathak Shah At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

shyam benegal at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Shyam Benegal At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

mukesh chabbra at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Mukesh Chabbra At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

aadar jain at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Aadar Jain At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

lipstick under my burkha actress ahana kumra
Lipstick Under My Burkha Actress Ahana Kumra

His elder son Kunal was by his bedside when his end came. His daughter Sanjana and his younger son Karan rushed as soon as they heard the news. Both of them were out of station when Shashi Kapoor breathed his last. The actor had been ailing for quite some time and was confined to a wheel chair.

rani mukerji at shashi kapoor prayer meet
Rani Mukerji At Shashi Kapoor's Prayer Meet

As soon as the news of his demise spread, celebs such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoo reached his Juhu residence, Janki Kutir. Amitabh Bachchan, also wrote a heartrending blog on working with Shashi Kapoor and his thoughts when he first saw him.

dalip tahil at shashi kapoor s prayer meet
Dalip Tahil At Shashi Kapoor’s Prayer Meet

May Shashiji's soul rest in peace


Image Source: Manav Manglani