Remembering Shashi Kapoor: From child actor to India's first global superstar

Updated: 18 March, 2020 12:11 IST
  • Shashi Kapoor as the child actor in Awaara (1951)

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  • Films where Shashi Kapoor played the chocolate hero: Shashi Kapoor in Dharmputra (1961)

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  •  Shashi Kapoor in a still from Jab Jab Phool Khile (1965)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore in Waqt (1965)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Asha Parekh in Pyar Ka Mausam (1969)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore in a still from Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973)

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  • Films where Shashi Kapoor played the mainstream hero: Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan with Nirupa Roy in the iconic scene from Deewaar (1975)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Rakhee in Kabhie Kabhie (1976)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman in Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1978)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in Shaan (1980)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in Do Aur Do Paanch (1980)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Rekha in Baseraa (1981)

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  • Shashi Kapoor in a still from Namak Halaal (1982)

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  • Shashi Kapoor and Om Puri in Muhafiz (1994)

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  • Films produced by Shashi Kapoor: Rekha and Shekhar Suman starred in Utsav (1984)

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  • Shashi Kapoor in a still from Kalyug (1980)

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  • Shashi Kapoor in a still from Junoon (1978)

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  • Films that made Shashi Kapoor the crossover star: Shashi Kapoor in a still from Bombay Talkies (1970)

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  • Shashi Kapoor in Shakespeare Wallah (1965)

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  • Shashi Kapoor in a still from The Householder (1963)

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  • Shashi Kapoor will always be remembered as a theatre doyen. In picture: Shashi Kapoor at the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai. Shashi Kapoor and his wife Jennifer had built the theatre in memory of Prithviraj Kapoor

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On Shashi Kapoor's 82nd birth anniversary on March 18, 2020, we pay tribute to the legend by remembering his journey from being a child actor to becoming India's first global superstar

First Published: 18 March, 2019 17:30 IST