Published On : Mon, Dec 4th, 2017

Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

Shashi Kapoor
New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai on Monday. He was 79. Shashi Kapoor, who was awarded Padma Bhusan in 2011, was keeping ill from past few months.

Shashi Kapoor, born as Balbir Raj Kapoor on March 18, 1938, worked in over 175 films as an actor. He also produced several hit films like Junoon, Kalyug, Vijeta and Utsav. Apart from directing 1991 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Ajooba, Shashi Kapoor also directed a Russian movie Vozvrashcheniye Bagdadskogo Vora in 1988.