People Info
Shashi Kapoor

Timeline

March 18, 1938 - PRESENT

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Actor

162

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Director

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6

Singer

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Music Director

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Fame
Youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor and youngest brother of Showman, Raj Kapoor, Shashi was a major romantic star in 60s and 70s, known for his on-screen cheerfulness. Struggled mightily during early going, when Nanda was the only major actress who continued working with him, before he finally broke through. Married to British actress Jennifer Kendell against her family's wishes.
Years
1960 - 1994
Often Works With
Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan
Rakhee
Hema Malini
Shyam Benegal
Trivia
Despite being a very successful commercial actor, spearheaded the art cinema movement by producing Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani directed movies, like, Junnon, Kalyug, Vijeta and Utsav. Was deeply involved in the revival of Prithvi Theaters originally founded by his father, and now being run by his daughter, Sanjana Kapoor.
Best Movies
Jab Jab Phool Khile (1965)
Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973)
Chor Machaye Shor (1974)
Deewaar (1975)
Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976)
Junoon (1978)
Suhaag (1979)
Baseraa (1981)
Namak Halal (1982)
Bandhan Kuchchey Dhaagon Ka (1983)
Filmy Family
Wife
Jennifer Kapoor
Daughter
Sanjana Kapoor
Son
Karan Kapoor
Son
Kunal Kapoor
Father
Prithviraj Kapoor
Brother
Raj Kapoor
Brother
Shammi Kapoor
Uncle
Trilok Kapoor
Nephew
Rishi Kapoor
Nephew
Randhir Kapoor

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