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Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor or real name Balbir Raj Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor is a highly awarded and praised actor of Indian Bollywood cinema with a real name “Balbir Raj Kapoor”. He is one of the members of great Kapoor family which is actually considered as film dynasty for Indian film industry. In fact he is younger brother of legendary Indian film actors late Raj Kapoor and late Shammi Kapoor. However apart of been actor he has been also one of the promising director and assistant director of several blockbuster movies of his times.

Shashi Kapoor started his acting career as child artist in several mythological films during 1940’s. But his best acts were younger characters in movies like Aag and Awaara which were actually same acts that were performed by his elder brother Raj Kapoor. However he also got chance to work as assistant director in films like Dulha Dulhan, Shriman Satyawadi by having his elder brother Raj Kapoor in lead role. Soon he made his debut as lead role in Dharamputra which was produced by Yash Chopra in 1961 and he was considered as much popular actor of 1960’s. But several films like Prem Patra, Benazir, etc didn’t do well at box-office and Shashi decided to try his chance in international movies and he was the first Indian actor to go Hollywood. Nevertheless he soon tasted success by his 1960’s romance based movies like Mehndi Lagi Mere Haath, Jab Jab Phool Khile, Raja Saab, Rootha Na Karo, etc which were actually done by him by having Nanda in opposite role. However he again gained much popularity by his several films such as Kabhi Kabhie, Deewaar, Trishul, Kaala Patthar, Namak Halaal, etc with Amitabh Bachchan as co-star in same movies.

Moreover he also started production house named Film Valas that have produced successful movies like Junoon, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Kalyug, Utsav, etc. He also produced as well as directed fictional film named Ajooba that stars Amitabh Bachchan and his nephew Rishi Kapoor in lead roles. Moreover he was also awarded with Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award at 55th Annual Filmfare Awards for his unforgettable contribution in Indian cinema.

Shashi Kapoor at Padma Bhusan Award Ceremony

Shashi Kapoor honored with Padma Bhusan Award


Shashi Kapoor at Mumbai Film Festival

Shashi Kapoor speaking at Mumbai Film Festival


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Shashi Kapoor charming look


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Shashi Kapoor in movie scene


Shashi Kapoor Picture

Shashi Kapoor looking from a hole in the wall


Shashi Kapoor Wallpaper

Shashi Kapoor shows his chest


Actor Shashi Kapoor Picture

Shashi Kapoor face close up


Actor Shashi Kapoor Photo

Shashi Kapoor holding cigar in his lips


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Shashi Kapoor wearing white Kurta


Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan

Shashi Kapoor looking at Amitabh Bachchan


Shashi Kapoor in Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Shashi with Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram


Shashi Kapoor with his daughter Sanjana Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor talking to his daughter Sanjana Kapoor

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