Noted film actor and Director Shashi Kapoor died today in Mumbai Kokilaben hospital. He was 79 and youngest of the Kapoor brothers. He acted in about 160 films, out of which 12 were in English. He made many immerorable films with Hollywood Ismail -Merchant films.
He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2011 and Dada Saheb Palhke award in 2015 , by government of India.
Born as Balbir Raj Kapoor, to Prithviraj Kapoor was a very versatile actor, who loved theatre. Married to Jennifer Kendall, they were blessed. with 2 sons and one daughter. Sanjana his daughter runs Prithvi theatre in Mumbai.
He acted practically with all hindi film actresses and his notable films were Deewar, Kabhie Kabhie,Waqt Aagale lagja ,Roti kapda aour Makaan, Fakira, Sharmilee and others.
His English movies included Shakespeare wala, Bombay Talkies, Heat and Dust, The Householder, Siddaharth, The Deceivers .
AfzalAli Shah Maududi