MUMBAI: Famous film actor and ever green super star of his time Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai .He was 79 .The family sources said that he was not keeping well for the last few days .He was admitted to Reliance Kokila Ben Hospital Andheri ,Mumbai .
He was going through the process of dialysis .He is survived by two sons Kunal and Karan and daughter Sanjana Kapoor who is Managing Prithvi Theatre in Juhu founded by Shashi kapoor .
The news of Shashi Kapoor’s death sent a wave of gloom in the Bollywood .Messages of condolences are pouring in .PM Modi sent a condolence message to the bereaved family in which he described Shashi Kapoor
as a brilliant actor .
Actor Randhir Kapoor who is the son of Raj Kapoor confirmed the death of his uncle through message .”Yes he has passed away .He had kidney problem since several years .He was on Dialysis for several years ,” said Randhir Kapoor in his message to the media .
Dr.Ram Narain of Kokila Ben Hospital announced that actor Shashi Kapoor who was being administered with dialysis in the hospital passed away at 5.20 PM .The family sources said that the last rites of the late actor will be performed on Tuesday.
A section of media was confused as the news of actor Shashi Kapoor spread in social media .Many media persons thought that Congress leader Shashi Tharoor expired .The office of Shashi Tharoor confirmed that they received many such calls inquiring about the news .
Shashi Kapoor is the youngest son of Pirthvi Raj Kapoor .He was also youngest brother of famous three Kapoor brothers who once ruled the screen for many decades .Raj Kapoor , Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor were the second generation of Kapoor Khandan .
Shashi Kapoor was ill for the past many years .He founded Prithvi Thaetre at Juhu as he wanted to promote Hindi theatre .His daughter Sanjana Kapoor is managing the theatre for the past two decades which has been named after her grand father Prithvi Raj kapoor who started his career as theatre artiste .