Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor died in mumbai after prolonged illness. He was 79. The actor was admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.

He was unwell for the last few weeks, and was undergoing treatment at the Kokilaben Hospital where he was admitted on Sunday night, reportedly due to a chest infection.

The late actor also suffered from the same problem in 2014 as well after his bypass surgery. He reportedly had a kidney ailment for several years and had been on dialysis. The funeral will reportedly be held on Tuesday morning.

Shashi Kapoor, the youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor made his Bollywood debut in 1961 in the film Dharamputra. He was awarded Padma Bhushan  in the year 2011 and Dadasaheb Phalke award in 2015.

Shashi Kapoor was married to actress Jennifer Kendal and is survived by his sons Karan and Kunal and daughter Sanjana Kapoor who takes care of Prithvi Theatre.





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