At a store launch in Mumbai, actor Karisma Kapoor interacted with the media. She spoke about her uncle and veteran actor Shashi Kapoor who passed away in Mumbai on December 4. She said, "We (family) and his fans all over the world will always remember him very fondly, and we hope he rests in peace."
Shashi Kapoor was cremated with state honours at the Santa Cruz crematorium on Tuesday with a three-gun salute by Mumbai Police. Shashi Kapoor's body was wrapped in the tricolour. The legendary actor died at 79 leaving behind a crowd of bereaved fans. While Mumbai woke up to a gloomy, drenched Tuesday, Shashi Kapoor's final rites began and his funeral was attended by Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and other stars.
Shashi Kapoor was given a state funeral with a three-gun salute in Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and several other actors attended the last rites.
Members of the Kapoor family and the film industry visited Shashi Kapoor's home near Prithvi Theatre last night to pay their respects to the legendary actor who passed away at Kokilaben Hospital on Monday evening after prolonged illness. Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Boney Kapoor were among those who were spotted outside his home in Juhu.
Acting legend Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai today. He was 79. Mr Kapoor, star of films such as Deewar, In Custody and Junoon, was the younger brother of Raj and Shammi Kapoor. Shashi Kapoor's career spanned Indian and international cinema. He was as renowned for his theatre work as he was for movies.
Aseem Chhabra, in an interview with NDTV, spoke about his new book on veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, titled Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, the Star. "Shashi Kapoor was a reluctant actor. If he had a choice, he would've acted in plays only. But unfortunately, he got married early and his kids were born. He had to support his family. So he started taking films," said Mr Chhabra.
From 5-star restaurants to roadside dhabas, Rishi Kapoor has visited them all. In an exclusive conversation with NDTV, the evergreen actor talks about the Kapoors' love for food and feasts, Christmas luncheons at uncle Shashi Kapoor's place and the fact that his son Ranbir is a bigger foodie than him.
Shashi Kapoor's co-stars such as Waheeda Rehman, Zeenat Aman and Asha Parekh shared their fondest memories of him at the Dadasaheb Award ceremony at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre on Sunday. While Asha Parekh was 'proud of him,' Zeenat Aman revealed that Mr Kapoor was 'one of the nicest co-stars to have worked with.' Singer Asha Bhosle, also an ardent admirer, got nostalgic as she recalled making fish curry for the actor and sending it over to his house.