Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, and others reach Shashi Kapoor’s residence for final rites.
Bollywood veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, as we all know passed away in Mumbai on Monday evening. The legend who passed away at the age of 79, had been battling a kidney ailment for a long time. Bollywood celebrities have already started arriving to pay the last respect to the legendary actor. Sanjay Dutt along with Anil Kapoor was among the first to reach Shashi Kapoor’s residence. Also seen arriving was Naseeruddin Shah along with his wife Ratna Pathak.
Shashi Kapoor’s funeral will take place at Santa Cruz in Mumbai by 1 PM.
Actress-politician Hema Malini, who has worked with the legendary actor in about 14 films took to Twitter to express the loss. She wrote, ”My dear friend and co-star of many successful movies – Shashi Kapoor, is no more. He leaves behind many pleasant memories of the camaraderie we shared on the sets during our shooting schedules. RIP dear friend. I will surely miss you.”
My dear friend & co star of many successful movies – Shashi Kapoor, is no more. He leaves behind many pleasant memories of the camaraderie we shared on the sets during our shooting schedules.
RIP dear friend. I will surely miss you!
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) December 4, 2017
Lata Mangeshkar tweeted: “I am extremely sad about Shashi Kapoor’s demise. He was very nice human being. RIP.”
Mujhe abhi pata chala ki guni Abhineta Shashi Kapoor ji ka aaj swargwas hua .Ye sunkar mujhe bahut dukh hua, wo ek bahut bhale insaan the. Meri unko vinamra shraddhanjali.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) December 4, 2017
On Monday night, Shashi Kapoor’s Deewar co-star Amitabh Bachchan visited Kapoor’s family to condole his death along with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor Khan with Saif Ali Khan also rushed to be with actor’s family.
Shashi Kapoor was the third and the youngest son of late actor-filmmaker Prithviraj Kapoor. His brother Raj Kapoor died in June 1988 and Shammi Kapoor passed away in August 2011.