Articles about Shashi Kapoor
Shashi Kapoor was an Indian actor and film producer born on March 18, 1938. His film career started as a child actor in his brother Raj Kapoor's 1948 directorial 'Aag'. He made his debut as a lead in Yash Chopra's political drama 'Dharmputra' in 1961. He has appeared in 116 Hindi language films: 61 movies as the solo lead hero, 55 multistarrers, 21 as supporting actor, and special appearances in seven movies. In 1978, he set up his own production house called Film Valas, which backed critically acclaimed films like 'Junoon' (1978), 'Kalyug' (1981), and '36 Chowringhee Lane' (1981), among others. He is the recipient of four National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards. Kapoor is well known for his roles in the international English language films produced by Merchant Ivory. The Government of India conferred him the Padma Bhushan in 2011 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014 for his valuable contribution to the field of cinema. Kapoor died at the age of 79 on December 4, 2017, due to aspiration pneumonia.
23 Jan 2022Entertainment
Remaking a film is nothing new.
17 May 2020Entertainment
Since the demise of her father and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has been shuffling through some good old memories.
30 Apr 2020Entertainment
We all have our distinct set of vivid memories from Rishi Kapoor's rich filmography.
29 Feb 2020Entertainment
Big B is all praises for the younger generation of Bollywood. After saying great things about his Brahmastra co-star Ranbir Kapoor, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan took to social media once again, this time to appreciate Alia Bhatt, calling her "effervescent" and "supremely talented".
19 Nov 2018Entertainment
Veteran film and theater actor Nafisa Ali revealed she is suffering from peritoneal and ovarian cancer.
15 Aug 2018Entertainment
It's been 72 years since we got Independence from the oppressing British Raj. Today is the perfect day to remember the heroes who made this possible and watch patriotic movies.
23 Jun 2018Entertainment
Anil Kapoor, who completes 35 years in Hindi film industry, says the key to his longevity is the disciplined routine he has followed throughout his career and the determination to evolve with each passing day.
18 May 2018India
Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.
12 May 2018Entertainment
In what will be a red-letter day for the Hindi film industry, Sridevi will be honored at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.
05 Mar 2018Entertainment
The 90th Academy Awards paid homage to Bollywood legends Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi.
27 Feb 2018Entertainment
For 1986 film "New Delhi Times", which revolved around the nexus between politicians and media barons, veteran actor Shashi Kapoor took a bare minimum of Rs. 101 as the signing amount.
04 Jan 2018Entertainment
Noted entertainment journalist Aseem Chhabra, who has written the biography of a popular Bollywood actor, now plans to write an unauthorized biography of Priyanka Chopra.
02 Jan 2018Entertainment
Treating his fans on the new year, Shah Rukh Khan unveiled the title and teaser of one of his most-anticipated movies of 2018 on Monday.
26 Dec 2017Entertainment
The Kapoors are known to have a customary brunch on Christmas every year at Shashi Kapoor's house.