New Delhi: Legendary megastar Shashi Kapoor passed away at 79 on Monday evening. He battled a prolonged illness and left for his heavenly abode at Mumbai’s private hospital.
Several Bollywood celebs thronged Twitter to express their shock and extend condolences to the Kapoor family in this hour of grief.
#RIPShashiKapoor …the most charming and enigmatic actor ever…a gentleman movie star! His legacy in film and theatre is exceptional…thoughts and prayers with the family….his work will always live on… pic.twitter.com/U9jsAGxGET
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 4, 2017
So sad to hear the passing of the most charming #ShashiKapoor ji, really saddened by this news. Pray for his soul to find peace. Thank him for the amazing memories he gave us all. Condolences to the Kapoor family. #RIP SIR.
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) December 4, 2017
#ShashiKapoor’s brilliance as an Actor,Director,Producer & a theatre personality will never be https://t.co/fPTNwnnrkQ personified romance & drama with your performances in films like #KabhieKabhie & #Dewaar. Will Miss U Sir. #RIP. pic.twitter.com/hLsaUWEqtV
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) December 4, 2017
As the skies burst and it begins to rain in this part of Mumbai. My heart is filled with deep gratitude. Thank you Sir ! You touched our lives only the way you could have . 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/IzRvKDOXM9
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) December 4, 2017
You won’t be forgotten. Rest in peace #ShashiKapoor ji.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) December 4, 2017
Shashi Kapoor was reportedly suffering from old age related illness. He was under constant medical supervision and was battling health-related issues. The Kapoor senior featured in as many as 148 films in his illustrious career.