Shashi Kapoor

Indian film actor and director (1938-2017)

Shashi Kapoor (Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor; 18 March 1938 in Calcutta – 4 December 2017 in Mumbai) was an Indian movie actor and movie producer. He was known for his roles in Junoon, Kabhie Kabhie, Deewaar, Siddhartha, and in Ajooba.

Shashi Kapoor
Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor

(1938-03-18)18 March 1938
Died4 December 2017(2017-12-04) (aged 79)
Other namesBalbir
Balbir Raj
Shasha (used by his brother, Shammi Kapoor)
Shashi Baba
OccupationActor, Director, Producer
Years active1941–1999 (retired)[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse(s)Jennifer Kendal (1958–1984; her death)
ChildrenKunal Kapoor
Karan Kapoor
Sanjana Kapoor
RelativesKapoor Family

Kapoor died in a hospital in Mumbai of cirrhosis on 4 December 2017 at the age of 79.[2]


  1. "Retiring Room: Shashi Kapoor – 5". Archived from the original on 2013-12-24. Retrieved 2014-06-24.
  2. "Bollywood icon Shashi Kapoor passes at the age of 79". Times Now. December 4, 2017. Retrieved 2017-12-04.

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