Full Name:Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor
Profession:Actor, director, producer
Age (as of 2019):81 years old
Date of Birth:18 March 1938
Birthplace:Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Facts You Never Knew 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.
Shashi Kapoor Education
Qualification: Not Available
School: Don Bosco High School in Matunga, Bombay
College: Not Available
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Shashi Kapoor Career
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
Father: Prithviraj Kapoor (Director)
Mother: Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor
Brother(s): Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor (Both Actors)
Sister(s): Urmila Sial Kapoor
Marital Status: Widower
Wife/Girlfriend: Jennifer Kendal (m. 1958-1984; till her death)
Son(s): Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor
Daughter(s): Sanjana Kapoor
Shashi Kapoor Favorites
Hobbies: Playing musical instruments, Listening to music, Watching Movies
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