Shashi Kapoor: Even after hit films, shashi kapoor became dependent on every penny, and had to sell his wife's jewelry and car.
Veteran bollywood actor shashi kapoor was the heartthrob of millions during his time. Today 4th december is the death anniversary of Shashi Kapoor. He left this world forever on 4 december 2017 after a prolonged illness. He has given about 160 films to hindi cinema. Most of his films have been hits. shashi kapoor was last seen in the 1998 film 'Side Street'. Very few people know that Shashi Kapoor's real name was Balveer raj Kapoor. Today, on the occasion of his death anniversary, let us know about some interesting things related to his life and career.
Veteran actor shashi kapoor, born in the family of raj Kapoor, made his debut in films in the 60s, which was successful. In his film career, he has given many films. In the year 2011, shashi kapoor was honored with the Padma bhushan Award by the government of India. After this, in the year 2015, he was honored with the dadasaheb phalke Award for 2014.
After giving so many hit films to cinema, there came a time when Shashi Kapoor's career also got eclipsed. He stopped getting work in the 60s. He was completely disappointed due to not getting work in films, but he had to run his house and needed money for this. In such a situation, shashi kapoor had to sell his favorite sports car. Apart from this, his wife Jennifer also had to sell her belongings due to financial constraints.
This was mentioned by Shashi Kapoor's son Kunal in one of his interviews. After facing so many difficulties, Shashi Kapoor's time came again in the 70s and then he shone as such a star in comparison to whose brightness other stars also started to pale. Even today there are many fans of Shashi Kapoor's films. On the one hand, shashi kapoor had given many superhit films, on the other hand, he also had some controversial films.
The first name among Shashi Kapoor's controversial films is Conrad Rooks's film 'Siddharth'. There were many objectionable scenes in this film. The film's lead heroines Simi Grewal and shashi kapoor did these scenes with great boldness. This film was released in the english language.