SHASHI KAPOOR

  • 'Junoon' inspired me to be a filmmaker: Imtiaz Ali October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali Monday said Shyam Benegal's critically acclaimed film 'Junoon' inspired him to be a director. "'Junoon' has inspired me to be a filmmaker...It's a kind of a film which has helped me as a filmmaker. This is one of my favourite films and actors have done a great...
  • Shashi Kapoor discharged from hospital, recovering at home September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Yesteryear's heartthrob Shashi Kapoor, who was hospitalised here for chest infection, has been discharged and is happy to be back home, says his son Kunal Kapoor. He was hospitalised Sep 21 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute here. "He is absolutely fine. He is resting at home...
  • Shashi Kapoor's condition stable, likely to be discharged soon September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Yesteryear's heartthrob Shashi Kapoor's condition is stable and he is likely to be discharged soon, said a source fromt he hospital. "He is stable and he will be discharged in a day or two," the source told IANS while updating the 76-year-old's health condition. He hospitalised Sep 21 at the Kokilaben...
  • Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor hospitalised; diagnosed with chest infection September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor was admitted to the Kokilaben hospital here Sunday, his doctor said. The actor's condition is stable."He had chest infection. He is now on antibiotics, but is stable right now," Ram Narain, executive director at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital told IANS.Shashi Kapoor, 76, is known...
  • Shashi Kapoor's hand imprint tile to be unveiled November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: A tile with Shashi Kapoor's hand imprint will be unveiled by his son Kunal here Saturday as a mark to immortalize the veteran actor's contribution to the film industry. The tile will later be installed at the UTV Stars' Walk of the Stars at the Bandra Bandstand here. "This hand print...
  • 10 stars before they earned huge popularity September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Get ready to be shocked and amazed! For we bring to you those photos of popular celebrities - Aamir Khan, Sridevi, Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, Shashi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Aditya Narain, Aftab Shivdasani, Imran Khan, Bobby Deol - which were clicked during their childhood. While some stars, who...
  • Shashi Kapoor too watched 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Yesteryears' actor Shashi Kapoor watched grandnephew Ranbir Kapoor's latest film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. The 75yearold even greeted fans outside PVR Juhu on Monday. Milap Zaveri posted on Twitter: "Saw the legend Shashi Kapoorji at PVR Juhu last night being wheeled out on a wheelchair after seeing 'YJHD'. He...
  • Being a Kapoor, acting is genetic: Kareena Kapoor May 9, 2013

    Mumbai: When Kareena Kapoor says that acting is in her genes, the actress, who represents the fourth generation of her family, is absolutely right as the Kapoor family enjoys about an 85year long association with arclight, greasepaint and camera. It was Kareena's greatgrandfather Prithviraj Kapoor who laid down the foundation of...
  • 'Kabhi Kabhie' was Yash Chopra's favourite movie: Karan Johar April 16, 2013

    'Kabhi Kabhie' was Yash Chopra's second directorial film with Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor in the lead roles after 'Deewar'. ...
  • From Amitabh Bachchan's memoirs: Shooting of 'Ajooba' March 21, 2013

    Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan dug into the treasure trove of his memory to bring out this wonderful story about the time he was shooting for Ajooba. This is the memoir he posted on Facebook verbatim. "This is Shashi Kapoor the director in the film 'Ajooba', a fantasy film on the lines...
  • Watch: Shashi Kapoor's memorable performance in 'Oh Meri Sharmilee' March 19, 2013

    Shashi Kapoor turned 75 on March 18. ...
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: How we got our first English film March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The mainstream Indian filmmaking has always enjoyed the abundance of people whose sensibilities find an inspiration in the western way of thinking. It was inevitable because the art of cinema was developed in the West and when Indians started to purchase equipment they also bought the ideas. Filmmaking...
  • 10 things to look forward to in the next thirty days February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Exciting times ahead for fans of movies and music and television. From honouring the best of cinema at the 85th Academy Awards to Norah Jones performing in India live to Charlie Sheen making his debut on Indian television; it is going to be an exciting few weeks...
  • Abhishek, Bobby team up for 'Do Aur Do Paanch' remake? February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actors Abhishek Bachchan and Bobby Deol are likely to team up for the remake of Amitabh BachchanShashi Kapoor starrer 'Do Aur Do Paanch'. The 1980 film was directed by Rakesh Kumar and had Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi and Hema Maliniin central characters. Gossip mills are abuzz that directorproducer Kunal...
  • I hope I can spoil Aaradhya, says Amitabh Bachchan October 12, 2012

    On his 70th birthday, Amitabh Bachchan talks to Rajdeep Sardesai, editor in chief of IBN network, about his childhood, family, struggling days, his granddaughter Aaradhya and many more things. Rajdeep Sardesai: Amitabh Bachachan is now 70 year young, there have been so many interviews over the years and everyone seems...
  • Bollywood at Amitabh's 70th birthday celebrations October 11, 2012

    The who's who of the Hindi film industry walked the red carpet at Mumbai's Film City to usher in Amitabh Bachchan's birthday. Apart from party regulars from Bollywood, the evening also saw veterans like Shashi Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Pran making a rare appearance. Stepping up the glamour quotient were...
  • Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery July 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has undergone cataract surgery and is doing fine, a doctor said here Friday. "He underwent cataract surgery. It was done at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital by Dr Seema Behl. He is doing well and was discharged today," Ram Narain, doctor and COO of the hospital,...
  • Bollywood 'Walk of the Stars' begin with Kapoors March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The popular Kapoor family of Bollywood will be felicitated with tiles and two statues at the inauguration of UTV Stars' property 'Walk of the Stars' at the Bandra Bandstand Promenade here Wednesday. The property, akin to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, will be launched in the company of Kareena Kapoor...
  • I hope to do a lot more work: Waheeda Rehman January 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Graceful and evergreen actress Waheeda Rehman says she is honoured to be named for the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, and says she is looking forward to more work in the film industry over the years. "I am of course very, very happy. Even God likes to be...
  • Rishi wishes Padma Bhushan for Shammi too January 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor is ecstatic that his uncle Shashi Kapoor has been named for the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, but says he would have been happier to see Shammi Kapoor's name in the list as well. "It would have given me even more pleasure to...
  • Kajol, Tabu, Irrfan Khan get Padma Shri January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Talented Bollywood actress Kajol, and versatile actors Tabu and Irrfan Khan were named for the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour on the eve of Republic Day on Tuesday. Daughter of veteran actress Tanuja and late Bengali filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee, Kajol made her Bollywood debut with not so...
  • Kapoor Kids who stayed away from Bollywood April 25, 2010

    Leaving aside Ranbir, Kareena and Karisma, some members of the third and fourth generation of India's first film family, the Kapoors, chose to stay away from the arclights. A few of them did try their hand at acting, but decided it was not for them. Let's take a look at...
  • We will revive the RK banner: Ranbir Kapoor April 16, 2010

    Ranbir Kapoor has stepped up efforts to revive his late grandfather, the legendary Raj Kapoors R.K. Films banner. Though the actor has denied playing the late star filmmaker in a new film, he says the family has zeroed in on some scripts for a home production. "There has been a lot...
  • Shashi Kapoor to get lifetime award at Mumbai fest August 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Yesteryears actor Shashi Kapoor, who enthralled cinegoers with his performances in blockbusters like Deewar and Namak Halal, will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the 11th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) to be held in Mumbai on October 29November 5. Shashi Kapoor, who started his career...
  • FICCI meet felicitates Shashi, Sharmila on final day February 21, 2009

    Mumbai: The closing ceremony of the FICCI Frames business of entertainment convention had a perfect ending on Thursday night. Though the event held in Mumbai wasn't a starry affair, it saw legendary actors Sharmila Tagore and Shashi Kapoor being felicitated with the Living Legends of Entertainment award. Although Shashi...
  • FICCI Frames honours Sharmila Tagore, Shashi Kapoor February 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The closing ceremony of the FICCI Frames business of entertainment convention had a perfect ending on Thursday night and though the event held in Mumbai wasn't a starry affair, it saw legendary actors Sharmila Tagore and Shashi Kapoor being felicitated with the Living Legends of Entertainment award. Although Shashi...