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
"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
Celebrities came in early morning at the Prithvi Theatre, bang on time, without fuss or fanfare and without that ubiquitous carpet
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
Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter: It was wonderful seeing the versatile & much admired Shashi Kapoorji being presented the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to him.
Of the series of photo-ops that actor Shashi Kapoor's award ceremony at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre afforded on Sunday, there was none more special than this one - the 77-year-old with eight of his former heroines.
The 77-year-old actor is the third member of his illustrious family to have received the award after father Prithviraj Kapoor and elder brother Raj Kapoor
The 77-year-old actor is the third member of his illustrious family to receive the award after father Prithviraj Kapoor and elder brother Raj Kapoor.
Due to Shashi Kapoor's ill health, he could not travel to the capital for the award ceremony held on May 3
Ranbir introduced him as 'a junoon' and 'an icon'
"Some thoughts and words tumble out. But nothing can give adequate expression of what we would ideally like to state. There is so much to say and remember," Mr Bachchan posted on his blog
Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor co-starred in films like Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974), Kabhi Kabhie (1976) and Silsila (1981)