The very talented actor of Hindi Cinema, Late Shashi Kapoor passed away on 4th December 2017. His death is the shock for entire industry and his fans as he was the most celebrated actor of Hindi cinema. He passed away at the age of 79 in Mumbai due to prolonged illness. Let’s have a quick review to his few facts below:
He was the most handsome actor of 70’s era of Kapoor family.
He was the perfect blend of smartness and talent in the Hindi cinema, who has given us number of hit movies.
His real and birth name was quite different from his known name Shashi Kapoor. He was born with a name of Balbir Raj Kapoor.
In 40’s he worked as child artist in many movies and even acted for theatres along with his father Prithiviraj Kapoor.
He was the only son of Kapoor family who married to foreigner actress Jennifer Kendal. He has three children with Jennifer.
He was the first Indian actor who has worked in International movies. Shashi Kapoor balanced his English and Hindi movies very smartly.
For his extereme contribution in Hindi cinema, Shashi Kapoor was honored with Dada Sahab Phalke Award and Padma Bhushan by Indian government.