Shashi Kapoor, who turned 78 on March 18, is known for films like Deewaar, Kabhi Kabhie , Namak Halaal, Sharmeelee and Satyam Shivam Sundaram. In 2011, he received the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Indian cinema. In 2014, he also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Amitabh Bachchan has shared a throwback photograph of himself along with legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor. He posted the image and captioned it: "With Raj Kapoor ji and Shashi ji in Tashkent, then Soviet Russia. Singing 'sare jahan se achcha'
"We are proud and happy that the Lifetime Achievement Award this year is to be presented to Shashi Kapoor ji, who has enriched the cinematic medium through his vast and wide range of contribution as an actor and producer and has patronized good cinema," Manoj Srivastava, Strategic Consultant, Jagran Film Festival, said in a statement
Did we say two actors? Make that three. Rishi Kapoor, who admits to a bias in this case, also thinks his son Ranbir is every kind of awesome