Its not an end of an era, it’s a start of remembering that era.
And as we mourn the loss of industry’s handsomest charmer and veteran actor, let’s look at some the best films by our charming and iconic superstar….
Born as Balbir Prithviraj Kapoor, the actor with a rich and fine legacy of Indian and International cinema and theatre, have left us at the age of 79, and its beyond difficult to fathom.
Born in Kolkata during the British Raj, third son of Prithviraj Kapoor, younger brother to Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor has more than 100 films to his credit. He went on to win Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014 for his illustrious career. He has worked in more than 10 English films, The Householder (1963) being his first. Siddhartha (1972) and Jinnah (1998) are some of the most significant efforts.
Some of his best film’s from the industry:
New Delhi Times (1986)
Probably one of the best films being made on the corruption in media, the Shashi Kapoor film bagged three National Film Awards – the best actor for the actor, best film and best cinematography.
Namak Halaal (1983)
Who can forget this wonderful film!
Directed by Shyam Benegal, the film bagged three National Film awards and six Filmfare awards.
One iconic film, who doesn’t remember the dialogue ‘Mere Paas Maa Hai’ from the film!
Directed by Samir Ganguly, the film was a box office hit.
Prem Patra (1962)