Shashi Kapoor Bio, Height, Net worth, Age, Family, Wife, Facts

Shashi Kapoor Indian Actor, director, producer
Shashi Kapoor Indian Actor, director, producer

Shashi Kapoor Bio Data
Name Shashi Kapoor
Full Name Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor
Nickname/Alternative Name Shashi Kapoor
Age (as of 2019) 81 years old
Date of Birth 18 March 1938
Birthplace Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Nationality Indian
Caste Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Hometown Mumbai
Shashi Kapoor Academic Profile
Qualification Not Available
School Don Bosco High School in Matunga, Bombay
College/University Not Available
Shashi Kapoor HD Photos
Shashi Kapoor Career and Net Worth
Profession Actor, director, producer
Debut TV Series/Movie
  • Film (As a child artist)- Aag (1948)
  • Film (As an adult)- Dharamputra (1961)
  • Director- Ajooba (1991)
  • Producer- Junoon (1978)
Salary Not Available
Net Worth $82 Million
Family & Relatives
Marital Status Widower
Wife/Girlfriend Jennifer Kendal (m. 1958-1984; till her death)
Father Prithviraj Kapoor (Director)
Mother Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor
Brother(s) Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor (Both Actors)
Sister Urmila Sial Kapoor
Ex Girlfriends

Not Known

Son(s) Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor
Daughter(s) Sanjana Kapoor
Physical Statistics & Build
Weight in Pounds 165 lbs
Weight in KG 75 kg
Height in Feet 5 feet 9 inches
Height in Meter 1.75 m
Chest 38 Inches
Biceps 13 Inches
Shoe Size 10 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hobbies & Other Activities
Hobbies Playing musical instruments, Listening to music, Watching Movies
Likes and Dislikes
Favorite Actor Prithviraj Kapoor
Favorite Actress Nanda
Favorite Food "It will be a great achievement for mankind when a man finally learns to become a human"
Favorite Color Black
Shashi Kapoor Social Media
Facebook Facebook
Wikipedia Wikipedia

Some Interesting Facts About Shashi Kapoor

  • Balbir Prithviraj Kapoor, world renowned by his stage name of Shashi Kapoor, in a career spanning to 58 years in the film industry, was one of the leading actors of Indian cinema.
  • In 2011, Balbir was honored with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contributions to Art-Cinema.
  • On December 3, 2017, Balbir  was admitted for a reported chest infection at Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai and died the next day due to prolonged liver cirrhosis.
  • Balbir was honoured by Walk of the Stars as his handprint was preserved for posterity at Bandra bandstand in Mumbai in November 2013.
  • Balbir made his directorial debut with the 1991 movie “Ajooba,” starring Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia.
  • In preparation for his role as Raja in “Jab Jab Phool Khile,” he spent days with the boatmen in Kashmir to study their lifestyle. Sometimes, he even had meals with them.

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