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Legendary Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away In Mumbai Hospital

Movies | AFP | December 4, 2017, 6:26 pm
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 Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passed away after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 79. (Image: AFP)

Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passed away after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 79. (Image: AFP)

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 The veteran actor Shashi Kapoor had featured in more than 160 movies. Known for his work in films such as Deewar, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Kabhie Kabhie, the 79-year-old had stayed away from the limelight in the last two decades. (Image: AFP)

The veteran actor Shashi Kapoor had featured in more than 160 movies. Known for his work in films such as Deewar, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Kabhie Kabhie, the 79-year-old had stayed away from the limelight in the last two decades. (Image: AFP)

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 A rare photo of Amitabh Bachchan with legendary actor Shashi Kapoor at an event. (Image: AFP)

A rare photo of Amitabh Bachchan with legendary actor Shashi Kapoor at an event. (Image: AFP)

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 Shashi Kapoor has won the three national awards. (Image: AFP)

Shashi Kapoor has won the three national awards. (Image: AFP)

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 Shashi Kapoor was awarded the Padma Bhushan award in 2011, and the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 2015.

Shashi Kapoor was awarded the Padma Bhushan award in 2011, and the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 2015.

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 Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor with his daughter Sanjana Kapoor during the presentation of the 'Dadasaheb Phalke Award' for his contribution to Indian cinema at Prithvi Theater in Mumbai on May 10, 2015. (Image: AFP)

Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor with his daughter Sanjana Kapoor during the presentation of the 'Dadasaheb Phalke Award' for his contribution to Indian cinema at Prithvi Theater in Mumbai on May 10, 2015. (Image: AFP)

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 Karisma Kapoor, Rekha, Neetu Singh and Ranbir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor (R) pose with veteran Indian Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor after he was presented with the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke’ Award by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

Karisma Kapoor, Rekha, Neetu Singh and Ranbir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor (R) pose with veteran Indian Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor after he was presented with the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke’ Award by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

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 Shashi Kapoor arrives to pay his last respects to Om Puri at the funeral in Mumbai on January 6, 2017. (Image: AFP)

Shashi Kapoor arrives to pay his last respects to Om Puri at the funeral in Mumbai on January 6, 2017. (Image: AFP)