The superstar Shashi Kapoor’s demise has left a void in the Hindi film industry. It marked the end of an era. The veteran actor being gifted with a natural mettle of acting proved his might. The subtle smile of romance in his eyes along with hairstyle covering the mid of his ears were worth mentioning. On one hand he grabbed the recognition successfully being a star as well got critical appreciation. The Padma Bhushan(2011) awardee proved his strength as more than a star. Shashi Kapoor had also been awarded with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014. Notable three national film awards are for Musafir, New Delhi Times and Junoon.
The firm dialogue of Deewar “Mere paas maa hain” in reaction to Mr.Amitabh Bachchan completes the frame. The superhits like Kabhie Kabhie, Namak Halaal, Sharmeelee, Waqt, Satyam Shivam Sundaram received applauds. His contribution towards the Hindi film fraternity marked a benchmark with the establishment of the Prithvi Theatres in Mumbai. Shashi Kapoor got married to English actress Jennifer Kendal. Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor are their children. The brilliance of his acting and excellence of his contribution as an actor shall remain as the memoir for the generation nest.