Veteran Hindi film actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on 4/12/2017 after prolonged illness. He was 79. The actor-producer took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. He made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film Dharmputra and went on to appear in more than 116 films during the 70's and until the mid 80's. The veteran actor is well-known for his roles in films like Deewaar (1975),Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), Junoon(1978), ;Shaan (1980), and Namak Halaal (1982).
Awards: In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Indian government. In 2015, he was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award
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