Padma Bhushan Shashi Kapoor is being given a fitting farewell.
A few minutes ago, the legend was honoured with a 3-gun salute by the
Shashi Kapoor’s cremation is taking place at the Santacruz crematorium. A host of celebs such as Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Randhir Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Lara Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak, Sanjay Dutt, Salim Khan, Ayaan Mukerjee, Hansal Mehta, Shakti Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan among others are present at the venue.
Shashi Kapoor passed away after prolonged illness
yesterday at 79. He was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital on December 3.
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 the veteran star breathed his last.
The actor has been ailing for quite some time and was confined to a wheel chair.
As soon as the news of his demise spread, celebs such as
Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan
and Kareena Kapoor reached his Juhu residence, Janki Kutir.
Late last night, Amitabh Bachchan, also wrote a heartrending blog on working with Shashi Kapoor and his thoughts when he first saw him.
A bevy of celebrities including Ajay Devgn, Anushka Sharma, Hema Malini, Akshay Kumar and Rakhee to Maharashtra CM Devendra Phadnavis and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to social media to express grief over the superstar’s death.
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