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Monday, December 04, 2017

'How dare i forget that i'm Hindustani?': Shashi Kapoor is no more

By on Monday, December 04, 2017
Shashi Kapoor 18th March 1938 - 4th December 2017
Never seen this evening as before; 
by mistake, where have I come...?
Here I am stranger… here I am...
Whatever am I… just, I’m that....
Here I am stranger....Here

Shashi Kapoor had born on March 18th, 1938 as a fourth son in the home of Prthvi RajKapoor, who is looked as father in Hindi cinema. He died on 4th December 2017. He was youngest son of Prithvi Raj Kapoor. His mother’s name was Ramsharni Kapoor.
Shashi Kapoor, a handsome personality, was named Balbir Raj Kapoor in his childhood. Shashi Kapoor had fond of acting in the stage play of school in his childhood. His desire was never fulfilled there, but he got a chance to begin in ‘Prithvi Theatre’.
His acting career debut began in 1944 from ‘Shakuntala’ stage play at Prithvi Theatre. He began his film acting career as a child actor.
In his matrimony he did different. He joined ‘Shakespearana’ the Godfray Candle Theatre group which was on visit to India during his working in Prithvi Theatre. He travelled around the world working with the theatre group and he staged many plays with Godfray’s daughter, Zenifer. Meanwhile he and she both fall in love; and in his 20 years age he tied in nuptial with Zenifer who was 3 years bigger than his age. It was, in this way, first such marriage of Kapoor’s family.
he worked in many films like Junoon, Kalyug, 36 Chaurangi Lane, Utsav in the direction of Shyam Benegal, Aparna sen, Govind Nihlani, Girish Karnad. These films were not get success at the box office, but all these were greatly appreciated by the critics and these films are still considered milestones.
Shashi Kapoor was first one of the Indian actors who worked in British and American films at international level. his English films are: Householder. Shakespeare Wala, Bombay Talkies and Heat and Dust.
For his contribution in Hindi cinema he was felicitated with the Dadasaheb Phalke award.
He achieved national award for producing his film Junoon. He was felicitated with the national award for acting in ‘New Delhi Times’ and he achieved Padma Bhushan in 2011.
He was given for best actor ‘Bombay Journalist award in film ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’; and for film Muhafiz, he was given national award of special jury.
He had said goodbye to Bollywood. His final movie of cine career was Jinnah in 1998.



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