Shashi Kapoor Dies At 79, Bollywood Loses A Treasure

Shocking! Veteran superstar Shashi Kapoor is no more. He passed away at Ambani Hospital, this evening

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Shashi Kapoor Dies At 79, Bollywood Loses A Treasure

Shashi Kapoor is no more. The veteran superstar passed away at Ambani Hospital at 5:20 pm. He was admitted last night. Kunal was by his bedside when his end came. His daughter Sanjana and his younger son Karan are on their way. Both of them were out of station when the veteran star breathed his last.

The actor has been ailing for quite some time and was confined to a wheel chair.

His funeral will take place tomorrow.

kunal kapoor with dad shashi kapoor
Kunal Kapoor With Dad Shashi Kapoor

A friend of Kapoor’s has confirmed this with just a few minutes ago.

Kapoor was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata) during the British Raj. He is the 3rd and the youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor.

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. 

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