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  • Shashi Kapoor laid to rest in Mumbai, Big B, SRK pay last respects; see pictures

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor was cremated with state honours at the Santacruz Hindu crematorium in Mumbai. A number of Bollywood celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Ratna Pathak Shah, Naseeruddin Shah, apart from family members Rishi and Randhir Kapoor, arrived at Prithvi house to pay last respects to the Shashi Kapoor.

  • How Shashi Kapoor got his name!

    New Delhi: Do you know how Shashi Kapoor got his name? Kapoor was born as Balbir Raj but his mother did not like the name and began calling him Shashi – or moonbeam – since he was obsessed with the moon and spent long hours watching it.

  • ‘Super Dancer’ shoot stopped midway for Shashi Kapoor

    Mumbai: The shooting of popular dance reality show “Super Dancer Chapter 2” was stopped midway to pay tribute to veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, who breathed his last on Monday here.

  • Amitabh Bachchan’s heartfelt tribute to Shashi Kapoor is as endearing as their on-screen chemistry

    On Monday evening, veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away due to kidney problems at the age of 79. And after his demise, entire Bollywood fraternity showed their condolences on the social media. However, there is one person of the film fraternity who is not only the biggest star of Bollywood but also he had shared a strong bond with Shashi Kapoor.

  • Shashi Kapoor: An underrated actor

    When an actor is as ethereally handsome as Shashi Kapoor, filmmakers tend not to go beyond looks, so for a large part of his career, he played the typical Bollywood hero — romancing the heroine, occasionally fighting a villain, singing and dancing (awkwardly). But when he got a role worthy of his talent, Shashi Kapoor put his heart and soul into it. A list of personal favourite performances by the star.

  • Shashi Kapoor passes away: Adieu to Prithvivalla!

    While Bollywood is mourning Shashi, it is theatre that has been deprived of its most ardent believer. Prithvi Theatre might have been a vision of Prithviraj Kapoor but it was his youngest son who turned that dream into a reality. As the 79-year-old actor breathed his last, we are reminded of the wonders he created by turning a nomadic, traveling theatre group into a structure with roots that became a tree of

  • Peshawar, Peshawar pays tribute to Shashi Kapoor, Candle vigil, Shashi Kapoor, Kapoor family's ancestral home, Qissar Khwani bazar, Kapoor Haveli

    Shashi Kapoor remembered at Delhi film fest

    New Delhi: The sixth edition of Delhi International Film Festival (DIFF), which began here on Monday, paid homage to actor Shashi Kapoor, who breathed his last in the evening. The film fest started with a minute’s silence for the veteran actor who died aged 79.

  • President, Prime Minister condole Shashi Kapoor’s death

    New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed condolences over death of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor. Kapoor died in a Mumbai hospital on Monday after a prolonged illness.

  • Shashi Kapoor demise, leaves behind memories ‘forever’

    Mumbai: Condolences and tributes poured in for veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor who died at a hospital here on Monday, with celebrities like his “Siddhartha” co-star Simi Garewal terming it the end of an era, while his “Kalyug” co-star Raj Babbar, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, filmmakers Karan Johar and Hansal Mehta paid tribute to the “most charming actor ever” who would forever remain in their memories.

  • Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at the age of 79

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of ’70s and ’80s, died this evening. He was 79. He took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here. Actor Randhir Kapoor, son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor, confirmed the news.

  • Royal Bombay Opera House

    ‘Prem Kahani’ a long-forgotten movie provides crucial tips to restore Opera House

    Mumbai: ‘Prem Kahani’ may be long forgotten, even by ardent Rajesh Khanna and Shashi Kapoor fans, but it was the film that provided crucial tips on how to restore the century-old Royal Bombay Opera House. The climax scene in the 1975 film, little known despite its stars being reigning icons of the time, gave restorers a glimpse into the magnificence of Mumbai’s opera house, which reopened last year after seven years of painstaking

  • Kishore Kumar death anniversary Remembering him with his melodious songs

    Kishore Kumar death anniversary: Remembering him with his melodious songs

    The legend of multi-talented artiste extraordinary actor, playback singer, director and producer Kishore Kumar, who died today 30 year ago, on October 13, 1987, refuses to fade away. Kishore Kumar is only artist who could make the audience laugh, dance and then suddenly cry – all in one stage show! His Bollywood career spanned nearly four decades from 1949 to 1987.

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