This veteran star also worked in Hollywood apart from the bollywood
Today, bollywood is celebrating the birthday of the legendary actor Shashi Kapoor. He was the son of veteran actor Prithvi Raj Kapoor.
The great actor was born on March 18, 1938 and on December 4, 2017, he passed away. He developed his desire to act from childhood.
Shashi Kapoor had begun his acting profession with Prithiviraj Kapoor’s Natya Mandali. He had first performed first time in the 1944 Prithvi Theater’s show Shankutala. Shashi Kapoor had worked into the film as a child artist. He played the role of child Raj Kapur, in movies, for example, Fire and Awara. As a performer, he did Yash Chopra’s Dharmaputra film in 1961. During the ’70s, he had turned out to be a standout among st the most mainstream stars of the film business. It is said that he used to shoot for three to four movies in a day.
Shashi was working in the Prithvi Theater During this time Godfrey Kandal’s theater group Shakespeareana came to India. He joined his group and he went far and wide. Amid this he worked with Godfrey’s daughter Jennifer in a few plays. Friendship built during plays and then it turned to love. At the age of just 20, she married Jennifer, who was three years more elder to him.
Apart from acting, He likewise he also worked as director, producer, asst director. Shashi Kapoor worked in around 175 movies. He additionally worked in Hollywood movies. Shashi Kapoor additionally had 7 English movies, out of which 5 films The Householder (1963), Shakespeare-Wallah (1965), Pretty Polly (1967), Siddhartha (1972), Heat and Dust (1983) did a decent business abroad .
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