Mumbai: Bollywood’s legend actor Shashi Kapoor had said goodbye to this world on this day on 4 December 2017. Shashi Kapoor gave many such blockbuster films to Hindi cinema, which became memorable. In his acting journey, he worked in about 160 films. Most of these were films which were liked by the audience a lot. People used to go crazy for every character he played.
Remembering Shashi Kapoor on his death anniversary today, we are going to tell you some special things about him. Hardly anyone knows that Shashi Kapoor’s real name was Balveer Raj Kapoor. If reports are to be believed, he had changed his name to enter the acting world. He earned a lot of name and fame in his life, so he has also seen such times when he had to sell all his fame. Today, on the death anniversary of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, we are introducing you to some aspects of his life.
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Shashi Kapoor’s acting journey
Shashi Kapoor started his acting career in the year 1944 with his own father Prithviraj Kapoor’s Prithvi Theater play ‘Shakuntala’. He started working in films as a child artist. In his acting journey, he worked in many such blockbuster films like ‘Satyam Shivam Sundar’, ‘Jab-Jab Phool Khile’, ‘Deewar’, ‘Silsila’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ which became memorable. When Shashi Kapoor was 20 years old, he married Jennifer, 5 years older than him.
When Shashi Kapoor’s marriage was about to break
According to some reports, there was a time when Shashi Kapoor’s marriage was about to break due to Shabana Azmi. Shashi Kapoor and Shabana Azmi worked together for the first time in the film ‘Fakira’. The film got tremendous success. After this film, people started liking the pair of both. During that time there was a lot of discussion on the relationship between Shabana and Shashi Kapoor. This news had also reached Shashi’s wife Jennifer. It is said that after knowing this there was a lot of rift between Shashi and Jennifer. Problems started increasing in Shashi Kapoor’s marriage life as well.
For information, let us tell you that according to the media reports of that time, Shashi Kapoor had also promised his wife Jennifer that ‘as long as you are alive’, I will have nothing to do with Shabana’. The special thing here is that Shashi He had also kept his promise. He had no relation with Shabana Azmi till his wife’s death (1984).
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 04, 2022, 06:00 IST