Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away at the age of 79 in Mumbai on Monday. The Bollywood legend was admitted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri on Sunday night, reportedly from a chest infection. The actor had suffered from the problem even in 2014, post his bypass surgery. His nephew, actor Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news but refused to comment further or reveal any more details. Shashi Kapoor is survived by daughter Sanjana Kapoor and his two sons Kunal Kapoor and Karan Kapoor.
Son of Prithviraj Kapoor and brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, Shashi debuted with the 1961 film 'Dharmputra'. He went on to appear in 116 Hindi films. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2011. In 2015, he was bestowed with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, making him the third member of the Kapoor clan to receive the honour, after dad Prithviraj Kapoor and brother Raj Kapoor.
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Credits: Indian express