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Veteran Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79


Veteran actor and producer Shashi Kapoor died on Monday at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. He was 79.

He was the youngest son of late Prithviraj Kapoor and brother of late Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. He has three children Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, and Sanjana Kapoor.

Shashi Kapoor was one of those rare actors who balanced both commercial and parallel cinema. While he gave superhits like DeewarShaanNamak HalalKabhi Kabhie, Sharmelee, Baseraa, he was part of many Merchant Ivory productions like In Custody. He has acted and produced critically acclaimed and award winning films like Junoon, 36 Chowringhee Lane (producer). The actor and his wife Jennifer Kapoor also built the legendary Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai.

Condolences have been pouring in on Twitter from all quarters.

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