Shashi Kapoor passes away aged 79

Shashi Kapoor

“Mr. Shashi Kapoor expired at 5.20 pm on 4th December at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai,” said Dr. Ram Narain

Born in 1938, brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor— carried forward the legacy of his father, the legendary Prithviraj Kapoor. Shashi Kapoor started his career in 1961 from the film Dharmputra. He went on to appear in 116 Hindi films. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2011. In 2015, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

People took to Twitter to condole his death.

The actor, who had been ill for a while, is survived by his three children Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, and Sanjana Kapoor