7 Facts you didn’t know about ‘Shashi Kapoor’

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The Legend and Superstar, Shashi Kapoor is no more with us, but his contribution to the Bollywood industry will always be remembered.  He was into the illness since long and took his last breath on Monday evening.

Shashi Kapoor
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Here are some 7 facts you might not aware of: 

  1. Shashi Kapoor started acting in his childhood, He started acting at the age of 4 from his father Prithviraj Chauhan’s play shows.
  2. Shashi Kapoor got his first lead role in Yash Chopra’s directed ‘Dharmaputra’ in 1961.
  3. All his film released between 1961-1964 got flopped.
  4. Shashi got his first Filmfare for film ‘Deevaar’ in 1975 and later he got two more Filmfare for Junoon and Kalyug both the films were also produced by him.
  5. Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan worked together in 11 films out of which only 4 films did well on box office.
  6. Shashi Kapoor did total 160 films out of which 148 are Bollywood movies and 12 are English (Hollywood). Out of all 160 films, he worked as the Lead actor in just 61 movies.
  7. Shashi Kapoor has 3 children Kunal Kapoor who is an actor and director in Bollywood, Karan Kapoor a photographer and part-time actor, and the younger one Sanjana Kapoor.