Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79
ممبئی : مشہور و معروف بھارتی اداکار ششی کپور چل بسے، ان کی عمر 79 برس تھی، وہ گزشتہ کافی عرصے میں مختلف بیماریوں کا شکار تھے۔
Actor Shashi Kapoor has died at the age of 79 in Mumbai on Monday. He had been admitted to Kokilaben Hospital. The hospital’s CEO confirmed that the star breathed his last at 5:20 pm.
Shashi Kapoor was a member of Bollywood’s famous Kapoor family. He was born in 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, the widower of Jennifer Kendal (sister of actor Felicity Kendal), and the father of Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, and Sanjana 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.