Shashi Kapoor who enthralled cinema goers by his dashing looks and his acting skills passed away today in Mumbai due to age related diseases at the age of 79. Born in 1938 Shashi Kapoor took to cinema as a duck takes to water as his clan was firmly established in Hindi cinema. He was the recipient of 3 National film awards. As well as the iconic Dadasaheb Phalke Award. His death put the cinema world into sorrow and they poured their hearts out on twitter as they expressed sorrow and admiration for the legendary actor.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the passing away of versatile actor Shashi Kapoor. “Shashi Kapoor’s versatility could be seen in his movies as well as in theatre, which he promoted with great passion. His brilliant acting will be remembered for generations to come. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers,” the Prime Minister said.