Shashi Kapoor’s death is end of an era. Shashi Kapoor was an Indian film actor and producer. He appeared in a large number of Hindi films as well in several English-language films notably the films produced by Merchant-Ivory. He was also a film director and assistant director in the Hindi film industry.Veteran Bollywood actor breathed his last in Mumbai on Monday. Actor died at the age of 79. Veteran actor was awarded with Padma Bhusan in 2011, was suffering serious illness from past few months and breathed last at Kokila Ben Hospital Mumbai.Shashi Kapoor was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award also in 2015.
The youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi’s demise marks the death of an era – the second generation of the illustrious Kapoor clan that is often referred as the first family of Hindi cinema. Shashi’s brother Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor ruled the Hindi film industry for decades.While brother Raj Kapoor died in June 1988, Shammi Kapoor breathed his last in August 2011. Raj Kapoor’s sons, Rishi and Randhir continue to work in films even as the fourth generation, led by Kareena and Ranbir Kapoor, rules the industry today.
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