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Shashi Kapoor


Shashi Kapoor: The humble artist who once refused a National Award because he felt his 'performance was not competent enough'

March 18, 2022 10:05 am

On Shashi Kapoor's birth anniversary, here's recalling his journey with filmmaker Yash Chopra and how they got the best out of each other.

Film of the Month: 1975's Deewaar

January 17, 2020 9:14 am

Lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar was once a part of the renowned writing duo Salim-Javed — best known for Zanjeer, Sholay and Don among more. But critics call Deewaar (1975) their finest hour at the movies. Even Amitabh Bachchan thinks so.

Once Upon a Time: When Saif Ali Khan jumped in to save Shashi Kapoor

November 28, 2019 6:56 pm

Sharmila Tagore shares an interesting anecdote from Saif Ali Khan's childhood when he tried to save his 'Shashi Uncle' from a villain.

Alternate stardom: Documentary peeks into the world of Bollywood duplicates

October 04, 2019 12:07 pm

Ramsha Alam's documentary film, Hubahu — which took two years to film and edit — beautifully juxtaposes the actors' stories, showing them all dressed up for shows, while also relaxing at home and spending time with family.

A tribute to Shashi Kapoor on his 81st birth anniversary: The many faces of the legendary Shakespeare Wallah

March 18, 2019 7:20 am

He was a born star. Starting out as a child artiste, Shashi Kapoor went on to become a leading romantic hero of his time. As a producer, the late star of hits like Deewaar and Trishul showed a rare audacity as he bankrolled parallel cinema classics, putting money where his mouth was. Not to mention, theatre which remained his first love. Here's why Kapoor will always be more than just a good-looking Bollywood hero.

Abhay Deol shares 'Shashi Kapoor's #KikiChallenge' from film Shaan

August 14, 2018 6:16 pm

On his official Instagram account, the 42-year-old actor shared an edited video of the popular track 'Jaanu meri jaan' from the movie Shaan. "Don’t know why the world is going crazy over the kiki challenge now, Hindi cinema (before “Bollywood”) did it ages ago! #kikichallenge," he wrote.

Omerta, Nude to screen at New York Indian Film Festival, tributes to Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor planned

March 20, 2018 11:15 am

Late Bollywood actors Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor will now be honoured at the New York Indian Film Festival which will be held from May 7 to May 12. The festival will open with Ravi Jadhav's Marathi film Nude and close with Rajkummar Rao's Omerta.

Shashi Kapoor: Handsome star, modern lover, he sought to be different

March 18, 2018 9:54 am

On Shashi Kapoor's birth anniversary, let's take a look at the career of an actor who belonged to a gentler, kinder era. He wore his looks, and his understated acting ability lightly, sometimes so lightly that you often overlooked his skills.

Oscars 2018: Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor's special 'In Memoriam' tribute leaves Twitterati teary-eyed

March 05, 2018 5:24 pm

Grateful for the inclusion of Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor in the In Memoriam section of the Oscars 2018, Twitter users — from the film fraternity as well as their fans and followers — expressed how it was an "emotional" moment for them.

Oscars 2018: Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor remembered at the award ceremony

March 05, 2018 10:58 am

Bollywood superstars Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor were remembered at the 90th Academy Awards, along with other artists who passed away in 2017 and 2018.


On Shashi Kapoor's 83rd birth anniversary, celebrating his life and times with 20 rare photos

March 18, 2021 11:25 am

Shashi Kapoor's 83rd birth anniversary: This Kapoor was one of India's first actors to go international.

Remembering Shashi Kapoor on his 80th birth anniversary

March 18, 2018 12:04 pm

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away in 2017. The actor, who is the third and youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor and the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, was known for his immense contribution to Indian cinema.

Bollywood celebrities who passed away in 2017

December 31, 2017 2:47 pm

One after another, we lost many actors and directors. Here is a look back at who the Bollywood celebrities lost in 2017.

Shashi Kapoor prayer meet: Rekha, Hema Malini and Karisma Kapoor in attendance

December 09, 2017 6:48 am

Two days after Shashi Kapoor's death, a prayer meet has been arranged at Prthivi Theatre in Mumbai to honour the late actor. Many from the Kapoor family were seen here.

Shashi Kapoor's funeral: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan and others pay last respects

December 06, 2017 11:40 am

The Indian film industry lost one of its legends as Shashi Kapoor breathed his last on Monday in Kokilaben Ambani Hospital. The last rites of the actor will be performed today in the afternoon and the entire Bollywood is expected to attend the funeral of the late actor.

Shashi Kapoor no more: A pictorial tribute to the Bollywood legend

December 05, 2017 10:08 am

Shashi Kapoor's first hit came with Nanda's Jab Jab Phool Khile in 1965. And post that, his success knew no bounds. Here's looking back at some of his rare photos from The Express Archives.

Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Honey Singh: Celebrities who've fallen victims to death hoax

March 23, 2016 8:35 pm

Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Shakti Kapoor are among the celebrities whose death hoax have been created by people on social networking sites.

Bhumi Pednekar, Amy Jackson, Swara Bhaskar at Jagran Festival closing ceremony, Shashi Kapoor honoured

October 05, 2015 1:38 pm

Bollywood actresses Amy Jackson, Swara Bhaskar and Bhumi Pednekar graced the closing ceremony of a film festival in Mumbai on Sunday (October 4). Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor also made it to the event along with his son Kunal Kapoor.

News in pictures: Salman's court relief, Shashi Kapoor's Phalke award, Cameron's power punch

May 11, 2015 6:10 pm

News in pictures: Salman Khan's court relief, Shashi Kapoor's Dada Saheb Phalke award and David Cameron's power punch.

Family, friends with Shashi Kapoor as he receives Dada Saheb Phalke Award

May 10, 2015 7:55 pm

Shashi Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award on Sunday (May 10) at the Prithvi Theatre. He was dressed in black kurta pyjama with orange scarf.