A brief bio on Shashi Kapoor
December 04, 2017  18:22
Shashi Kapoor was the third and youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor. He made his Bollywood debut in 1961, as the lead actor, in the film Dharmputra.

Born as Balbir Raj Kapoor on March 18, 1938, worked in over 175 films as an actor. He also produced several hit films like Junoon, Kalyug, Vijeta, 36 Chowringhee Lane  and Utsav.

Apart from directing 1991 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Ajooba, Shashi Kapoor also directed a Russian movie Vozvrashcheniye Bagdadskogo Vora in 1988.

Shashi Kapoor started his film career as a child actor. He worked in brother Raj Kapoors  Aag (1948) and Awaara (1951). Shashi Kapoor made his debut as hero in the 1961 film Dharmputra and then went on to rule the Bollywood from till late 1980s.

Shashi Kapoors pairing on the silver screen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan was hugely popular and is considered to be one of best till date. The two superstars worked together in some of the biggest hits of Bollywood Deewaar, Suhaag, Kabhie Kabhie, Trishul, Silsila and Namak Halaal.
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