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Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away

Monday, December 4, 2017
New Delhi

Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away today on Monday after prolonged illness according to sources.

Shashi Kapoor (79) passed away at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here in New Delhi at around 5.20pm said Dr.Ram Narain, Executive Director of the hospitals. His nephew, actor Randhir Kapoor, told news agency PTI that Shashi Kapoor, who had been in a wheelchair for years, had been suffering from a kidney ailment and had been undergoing dialysis. "Yes he has passed away. He had kidney problem since several years. He was on dialysis for several years," Randhir Kapoor said.

Shashi Kapoor had acted over 175 movies, in both Indian and international. He began his carreer as a child actor was well known for his roles in films like ‘Deewar’, ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, ‘Junoon’, ‘Shaan’ and ‘Namak Halaal’. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2011 and has been honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Shashi Kapoor is survived daughter Sanjana and sons Kunal and Karan.

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