Bollywood celebs pay their last tribute as the veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away!
The veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, one of the most famous members of the Kapoor family, is no more. He passed away today on December 4, 2017 at the age of 79. The legendary actor had not been keeping well for a very long time.
He was the son of the Mughal-E-Azam actor Prithviraj Kapoor.
Talking about the actor’s achievements, Shashi Kapoor was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contributions to Art-Cinema, in the year 2011. He was also awarded with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2015. It made him the third member of his family to receive the highest award in Indian Cinema. Earlier, his father Prithviraj Kapoor and brother Raj Kapoor had received this honour.
The legendary actor had received three national awards and four Filmfare awards in the entire course of his acting career. Some of his iconic films include the known names like Satyan Shivan Sundaram, Silsila, Namak Halal, New Delhi Times, Kabhi Kabhie and Deewar.
The Bollywood film industry has already had many losses this year. Legendary actors like Vinod Khanna, Reema Lagoo and Om Puri left the world this year, leaving the film fraternity sad. And now with this loss, the industry is in a state of grief.
Several celebs have been offering their condolences on the social media. Check out the last tributes of the celebs here:
Shashi ji you will always live in our hearts and minds. Your good looks and charming smile are forever imbedded on film and in our hearts. Prayers love and strength to the family pic.twitter.com/pkhGiZz0Ix
— kunal kemmu (@kunalkemmu) December 4, 2017
Oh no.. tht smile, those moves.. gone forever.. rest in peace #shashikapoor ? deeply saddened.. prayers for the entire kapoor family
— Abhishek Kapoor (@Abhishekapoor) December 4, 2017
His contribution to this industry will be remembered. May his soul rest in peace. Shashi Kapoor ji you will be missed always. ??
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) December 4, 2017
R.I.P. SHASHI KAPOOR..one of the handsomest men not just in hindi cinema,but world cinema…will live on thru some of his great movies like jab jab phool khilen,aa gale lag jaa,deewaar,junoon,do aur do paanch,kalyug to name a few.. pic.twitter.com/Y8ISspU5Er
— Sajid Khan (@SimplySajidK) December 4, 2017
As the skies burst and it begins to rain in this part of Mumbai. My heart is filled with deep gratitude. Thank you Sir ! You touched our lives only the way you could have . ??? pic.twitter.com/IzRvKDOXM9
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) December 4, 2017
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
— Rohit Roy (@rohitroy500) December 4, 2017
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) December 4, 2017
One of my favourites passed away today. A handsome charming gentleman who entertained us for 40+ years. His endearing smile will be embedded in my memories.
RIP #ShashiKapoor pic.twitter.com/wXM0YSoQ45
— Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) December 4, 2017
We will miss you … pic.twitter.com/ZMGoFk0DCM
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) December 4, 2017
Extremely sad news that our most favourite, handsome & stylish actor #ShashiKapoor has passed away today. May God bless his soul, RIP. The entire Kapoor family are very good looking but he was most definitely the best looking. pic.twitter.com/aValgof02V
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) December 4, 2017
Rip #ShashiKapoor. My prayers to the Kapoor family.
— Sonali Raut (@Realsonaliraut9) December 4, 2017
Shashi Kapoor’s versatility could be seen in his movies as well as in theatre, which he promoted with great passion. His brilliant acting will be remembered for generations to come. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2017
Everybody will share their #ShashiKapoor favourites today. But there’re so many to choose from. My pick, 1965, Pardesiyon se na ankhiyan milana. The “sad” version, unfortunately https://t.co/GtjjJK2wTQ via @YouTube
— Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) December 4, 2017
#RIPShashiKapoor …the most charming and enigmatic actor ever…a gentleman movie star! His legacy in film and theatre is exceptional…thoughts and prayers with the family….his work will always live on… pic.twitter.com/U9jsAGxGET
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 4, 2017
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) December 4, 2017
Our condolences are with the Kapoor family. We wish Shashi Kapoor’s soul may rest in peace!