Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passes away due to prolonged illness .
Shashi Kapoor , a veteran Bollywood superstar , passed away on monday evening . He was 79 .
His nephew Randhir Kapoor said that Shashi Kapoor , who had been on wheel chair for years, had been suffering from a kidney ailment and had been undergoing dialysis. Yes he has passed away . Hospital authorities confirmed that the actor died at 5:20 pm . The funeral will be on tuesday . The actor-producer took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.
Born on March 18, 1938 to a legend Prithviraj Kapoor , Shashi started acting at the age of 4 .
He made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film “Dharmputra” and went on to appear in more than 116 films during the 70’s and 80’s . The veteran actor is well-known for his roles in films like ‘Deewaar’ (1975), ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ (1978), ‘Junoon’ (1978), ‘Shaan’ (1980), and ‘Namak Halaal’ (1982). His one of the famous dialogues is , ” Mere pass maa hai ”
President Kovind , Prime Minister Modi as well as Karan Johar and many other personalities had tweeted about his sudden demise .