Veteran Bollywood star Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Last Updated: December 4, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away. He was 79.

The yesteryear superstar has been unwell for several months and breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital.

Born as Balbir Raj Kapoor, he has appeared in multiple Bollywood films alongside some English language ones.

The youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor was honoured with the coveted Padmabhushan by the government of India in 2011.

He’s survived by three children, Kunal Kapoor, Sanjana Kapoor and Karan Kapoor.