Finally, Dadasaheb Phalke Award for actor Shashi Kapoor

Veteran actor-producer Shashi kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award.

Written by Dimpal Bajwa | New Delhi | Updated: March 24, 2015 2:31:11 pm

shashi kapoor Veteran actor-producer Shashi kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award.

Veteran actor-producer Shashi Kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award.

The actor who turned 77 on the 18th of this month is known for his performances in films like ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’, ‘Deewar’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhie’. He stepped into the world of acting at the age of four, when he used to perform in plays directed by his father Prithviraj Kapoor.

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Shashi Kapoor has got the National Award for best actor for the film New Delhi Times in 1986, National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for Muhafiz (1993) and the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (as Producer) for Junoon in 1979.

Along with acting in movies, he has worked as a film director and assistant director. He worked as an assistant director for the debut movie of Sunil Dutt titled ‘Post Box 999’.

He has appeared in 160 movies all together, 12 being in English and the rest in Hindi. He was also honored with the Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India in the year 2011.

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