The ever so charming and one of the finest actors in the industry, Shashi Kapoor, has passed away. He was 79.
The veteran who has appeared in over 160 movies, in a career spanning decades, breathed his last today at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.
With his charm, smile and brilliant acting prowess, Mr. Kapoor lit up the silver screen for decades. His passing is a huge loss to the world of cinema. The Kabhie Kabhie actor received the Padma Bhushan in 2011.
News of the actor’s death has left everyone deeply shocked and saddened. Tributes are pouring in from around the world to mourn the loss of such a beloved actor.
#RIPShashiKapoor …the most charming and enigmatic actor ever…a gentleman movie star! His legacy in film and theatre is exceptional…thoughts and prayers with the family….his work will always live on… pic.twitter.com/U9jsAGxGET— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 4, 2017
Coming across extremely, extremely heartbreaking news of the gentleman actor #ShashiKapoor having passed away. Oh God this feels like a personal loss. My absolute favourite Kapoor! R.I.P. 😢— Nupur Desai (@Nupurddesai) December 4, 2017
My favourite shashi kapoor rests in peace today 🙏🏽 will be remembered always pic.twitter.com/hv2KQOgOyf— Mohit Marwah (@mohitsmarwah) December 4, 2017
Mr. Kapoor had been keeping unwell for a while. The actor had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night. The hospital said that he died at 5.20 pm.
May his soul rest in peace.