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Rishi Kapoor wishes uncle Shashi Kapoor on 81st birth anniversary with throwback pics

India Today logo India Today 18-03-2019

Rishi Kapoor, who has been undergoing treatment in New York for an undisclosed illness since September last year, took to Twitter to remember his uncle and legendary actor Shashi Kapoor on his 81st birth anniversary.

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Rishi shared a picture with Shashi on his Twitter handle. Along with Shashi and Rishi, the picture also has Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor and Rekha.

Rishi captioned the picture saying, "Happy Birthday Shashi Uncle!"

Rishi shared another photo from 2014, when Shashi received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He captioned the picture saying, "What a proud moment for the Shashi Kapoor family ! Dada Sahab Phalke award for him. Third Phalke Award in the family! Happy Birthday uncle!"

Shashi Kapoor acted in more than 150 films, including a dozen English language movies. He was known for playing romantic roles and charmed the audience with his good looks and acting skills. His films like Deewar, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Trishul, Suhag and many more were lauded by the audience and critics alike.

Shashi Kapoor won several accolades in his career. The late actor received four National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards in his decades-long career. The actor was also honoured with Padma Bhushan in the year 2011. He was conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014.

He died in 2017, at the age of 79, after a prolonged battle with liver cirrhosis.

Remembering Shashi Kapoor on his birth anniversary

(Provided by Indian Express)

Also watch: Rishi Kapoor isn’t returning to India soon!

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