Remembering Shashi Kapoor: Twitterati misses cinematic legend on his birth anniversary | People News



New Delhi: A theatre lover, amazing actor, producer and legendary Prithviraj Kapoor’s youngest son, Shashi Kapoor was born on March 18, 1938. Shashi was an icon in himself, and his contribution to cinema and theatre is immense.

The cinematic legend made his debut as a child artist in Aag (1948). The movie was made by his elder brother and actress Kareena Kapoor and actor Ranbir Kapoor’s grandfather – the illustrious showman Raj Kapoor.

Shashi worked in various Hindi films like Pyar Kiye Jaa, Pyar Ka Mausam, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Chor Machaye Shor amongst many other blockbuster hits.

The ‘Deewar’ actor produced some critically acclaimed films like Girish Karnad’s Utsav, Shyam Benegal’s Junoon to name a few.

The popular star has also featured in Hollywood films like Shakespeare Wallah, The Householder and others.

The famous Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai was built by Shashi Kapoor.

On his birth anniversary, Twitterati remembers the Hindi cinema’s legendary icon.

Shashi Kapoor received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014. The actor breathed his last on December 4, 2017.

Shashi was married to English actress Jennifer Kendal from 1958, who died in 1984. He is survived by his three children – Kunal Kapoor, Sanjana Kapoor and Karan Kapoor.

Remembering Shashi Kapoor, forever!


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