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
Shashi Kapoor, 77, is best known for his nuanced performances in memorable films like Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Trishul, Kabhi Kabhie, Vijeta and Kalyug. Despite his ill health, Mr Kapoor attended the ceremony to receive the award
"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
It was not just an army of famous Kapoors who cheered Shashi Kapoor, but also several of his former co-stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Waheeda Rehman, Hema Malini and Asha Parekh
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the closing ceremony of the 6th Jagran Film Festival on October 4 in Mumbai.