A Legend Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Died | Got Veteran like Last Funeral from Bollywood & Hollywood

A Legend Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Died | Got Veteran like Last Funeral from Bollywood & Hollywood

A Legend Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Died | Got Veteran like Last Funeral from Bollywood & Hollywood

Mr. Shashi Kapoor a veteran Bollywood Actor just Passed away on Monday, & the last funeral has been given to his body in the Mumbai by several Bollywood Stars, Family members & his colleagues.

Shashi Kapoor’s contribution in the Bollywood, whole Indian Cinema and also in Hollywood remained impressive in the 60s- 70s.

Bollywood Superstar Shashi Kapoor Died:

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Due to long time’s illness Shashi Kapoor was in bad condition and his body had become infected due to illness. On 4th December the President of India tweeted about the Death of the Veteran like Bollywood Hero. Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai Hospital and last funerals to his body has been given on Tuesday 5th Dec, 2017.

Mr. Kapoor was among the busiest actors anywhere in the 1970s and ’80s, appearing in numerous movies as India’s film industry fed a voracious public appetite. He was often shooting multiple movies at the same time, spending his days hopping between sets.

Shashi Kapoor’s Family Background-

Shashi Kapoor’s father was Prithviraj Kapoor, a famous actor. His mother was the former Ramsarni Mehra.

His Major Work-

  • In Bollywood’s almost all superhit films of 60s to 70s his contribution was being felt. From Deewar to Satyam Shivam Sundaram.
  • In 1963 he played a teacher in the domestic comedy “The Householder,” directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant, the first of a series of films Mr. Kapoor made for that production team.
  • In “Shakespeare Wallah”(1965), also directed by Mr. Ivory, he was half of the central couple, playing opposite Felicity Kendal. Mr. Crowther said the characters’ romance was “warmly, vitally played.”
  • In 1970 the real-life couple played the leads in another Merchant Ivory film, the musical romance “Bombay Talkie.”

Work’s Popularity: Shashi Kapoor’s caused a stir with “Satyam Shivam Sundaram a Love Sublime 1978 Movie directed by his brother Raj in which he did something that had been banned in Hindi films for years. He shared an onscreen kiss with his female co-star, Zeenat Aman which was banned at that time in India.

At that time the country maintained tight restrictions on filmmakers during Indira Gandhi’s first term as prime minister.

Interview with New York Times:

“I hope the new rules will encourage directors to make more logical love stories,” Mr. Kapoor told The New York Times for an article about the kiss. “Also, with realistic treatment of the romantic theme, perhaps we can get away from having so much violence in our films.”

His Childhood- Shashi was still a child when he appeared in his first films, in the 1940s and ’50s. By the 1960s, though, he was being cast in major roles in romantic dramas like “Char Diwari” and “Dharmputra” (both 1961).

IMG_20171205_222701 A Legend Bollywood Actor Shashi Kapoor Died | Got Veteran like Last Funeral from Bollywood & Hollywood

Prithvi Theatre– In the late 1970s Mr. Kapoor and his wife established the Prithvi Theater in Mumbai, which continues to present plays and other performances.

Let’s remember the Bollywood legend by Some of his Dialogues –

Among his most populated dialogues some of the dialogues are as follow-

  • Mere paas Maa hai” from the Movie Deewar
  • “Yeh mat socho ke desh tumhe kya deta hai, yeh socho ke tum desh ko kya de sakte ho” from the movie Roti, Kapda aur Makaan
  • “Khwaab zindagi se kai zyada khubsoorat hote hai” from the Movie Satyam Shivam Sundaram
  • “Car se aane wale aksar der se jate hai” from the Movie Deewar

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