Last rites of Shashi Kapoor performed at Santa Cruz, Mumbai

  • Last rites of Shashi Kapoor performed at Santa Cruz, Mumbai
05-12-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The last rites of Bollywood veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, who starred in over 100 films was held at Mumbai’s Santa Cruz crematorium on Tuesday, which was attended by a huge number of people from the film industry. The body was taken from Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital to the Santa Cruz crematorium for last rites. The body was also taken to Prithvi Theatre.

A number of eminent Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra along with members of Kapoor family- Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor paid their last respects.

Many Bollywood celebrities Aamir Khan, Karan Johar and Ajay Devgn paid homage to Shashi Kapoor on Monday. The actor had been suffering from illnesses for the past few years. He had undergone a bypass surgery and was also hospitalised for a chest infection in 2014.

Son of Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi, well known for his roles in ‘Deewar’ and ‘Junoon’ and was the last of the Kapoors of his generation after Raj and Shammi Kapoor, his older brothers.

He received the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award as well as several other film honours. Shashi Kapoor is survived by his three children, Sanjana, Kunal and Karan.

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