India’s legendary actor and veteran Bollywood star, Shashi Kapoor, passed away Monday, at the age of 79, family members said.
“The actor was admitted to the Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai.
“He was administered several rounds of dialysis at the hospital and today evening he breathed his last,” a family member told media.
Born on March 18, 1938 in Kolkata city in India’s eastern state of West Bengal, Kapoor made his debut in 1961, as the lead actor, in the Hindi film Dharamputra.
Prior to it, he began his acting career as a child artiste in the 1940s.