Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away in Mumbai at the age of 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on Monday in Mumbai at the age of 79. The actor was suffering from old age related illness. According to reports, funeral will be done tomorrow morning.

He has also been a film director and assistant director in the Hindi film industry. In 2011, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contributions to Art-Cinema.

In 2015, he was awarded the 2014 Dadasaheb Phalke Award, making him the third member of his family to receive the highest award in Indian Cinema after Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor.

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