Shashai kapoor’s actual name was Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor. we all know the magic of his acting. He appeared in a large number of Hindi films. he was born 18 March 1938 at Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Shashi Kapoor acted in plays, directed and produced by his father Prithviraj Kapoor, while traveling with Prithvi Theatres. He started acting in films as a child in the late 1940’s under the name of Shashiraj as there was another actor by the same name who used to act in mythological films as a child artist. His best-known performances as a child actor were in Aag (1948) and Awaara (1951), where he played the younger version of the characters played by his older brother Raj Kapoor and in Sangram (1950), where he played the younger version of Ashok Kumar. He worked in four Hindi films as a child artist from 1948 to 1954. (scoure from Wikipidia).
About the love story of The Shashi Kapoor-Jennifer Kendal we knows. she was the daughter of Shakespearana’s Goeffrey Kendal. He chastised him for his accent and fought with him over Jennifer. But that could not keep Shashi and Jennifer apart.
on 4th december 2017 Shashai kapoor passed away at mumbai. Mumbai was lashed by Cyclone Ockhi. the late star was cremated with state honors at the Santa Cruz crematorium, with a three-gun salute by Mumbai Police. His body was taken to Prithvi Theatre first. The hearse was accompanied by several family members, sheltering from the torrential rain under umbrellas – Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal, nephews Randhir and Rishi, who rushed back to Mumbai from a film shoot, his son Ranbir and several other Kapoors were pictured. Many of Shashi Kapoor’s colleagues from the film industry were photographed at the crematorium, among them Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek and Shah Rukh Khan. Celebrities like Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah were pictured at the Kapoor residence before the funeral.
He was 79 and had been on dialysis for failing kidneys. Shashi Kapoor, star of such as Deewar and Junoon, was the last of the Kapoors of his generation – Raj and Shammi Kapoor were his older brothers, actor Prithviraj Kapoor was his father. Shashi Kapoor is survived by his three children with late actress Jennifer Kendal – Sanjana, Kunal and Karan.Amitabh Bachchan, who was Shashi Kapoor’s co-star in some 12 films, visited the family last evening with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya. Other celebrities who were pictured at the residence included Rani Mukerji and Kajol .all bollywood celebrities gives him a emotional tribute.
Shashi Kapoor received the Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award as well as several film honours. and the most most famous dialogues “mere paas maa hai” from the movie Dewaar.
we miss you legend.