Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away today here, his nephew and actor Randhir Kapoor said. He was 79.
The actor was suffering from old age related illness and was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital here yesterday following chest pain.
Born as Balbir Raj Kapoor, he has appeared in multiple Bollywood films alongside some English language ones.
The youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor was honoured with the coveted Padmabhushan by the government of India in 2011.