He was the youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor. He passed away at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. Shashi Kapoor's nephew Randhir Kapoor said, "He had a Kidney problem and he was on dialysis for a longer period of time.
His funeral will take place tomorrow morning. He passed away at 5.20pm in Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai." Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed their condolences on Twitter.
Sorry to hear of the demise of Shashi Kapoor, well-known actor, with a repertoire of Indian and international films. His support for meaningful cinema as a producer and pivotal role in the theatre movement in India too are cherished. Condolences to his family #PresidentKovind— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) December 4, 2017
Shashi Kapoor's versatility could be seen in his movies as well as in theatre, which he promoted with great passion. His brilliant acting will be remembered for generations to come. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2017
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