Shashi Kapoor passed away suffering from prolonged illness at the age of 79. He has been the original heartthrob that could make men jealous. With a charming smile and innocent demeanor, he won as many hearts as fans.
He was the most human star we ever had. People talk about his generosity and groundedness that we do not expect from superstars especially a Kapoor. He was son of Prithviraj Kapoor & brother of Raj Kapoor & Shammi Kapoor,
The veteran actor, who was part of over 150 films, was a well-known name in the Hindi film industry and was a recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest award in Indian Cinema, and the Padma Bhushan.
He started travelling around the world with the Prithvi Theatre, an acting troupe led by the Kapoors. Shashi Kapoor worked in 12 English films as well. His most notable English language films include Shakespeare-Wallah (1963), The Householder (1965), A Matter of Innocence (1967) and many more. He was married to Jennifer Kendal, a Britisher.
He had a colorful life, a very successful career and saw it all, happiness and pain.
May he rest in peace and charm his way in another world.