Shashi Kapoor Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Worth, Assets, Wife, Net Worth

Shashi Kapoor, is a Hindi Film actor, known for his performance in the Hindi Film Industry. Including acting, he has also set foot into production industry and direction. In addition to the Hindi films, he has also made his appearance in English language movies, as well. He was born as ‘Balbir Prithviraj Kapoor’  in Kolkata. Honouring his works, he was awarded the most prestigious award from the Indian Government, ‘Padma Bhushan’. He recently passed away on December 4, 2017 due to Liver Cirrhosis.


During his childhood, he started his career as a Theatre artist and acted in his father’s plays. Later, he got an opportunity to work as an assistant director in the film ‘Post Box 999’. Following this, he got a chance to star in a movie as a lead actor, in the year 1961. He got the lead role in ‘Dharmputra’ and following this, he appeared in over 116 Hindi films, including special appearances. He was also seen in English language movies namely ‘The Householder and Shakespeare-Wallah’. From the year 1987, he accepted only few roles, which includes English movies, as well. He has received many prestigious awards appreciating his performance.

Shashi Kapoor Height: 5’9” 

Shashi Kapoor Net Worth: $40 million (approx) 

Shashi Kapoor Biography:

  • Name: Balbir Prithviraj Kapoor
  • Stage Name: Shashi Kapoor
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
  • Date of Birth: March 18, 1938
  • Passed Away on: December 4, 2017
  • Age: 79 years
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Weight: 75 kg
  • Schooling: Don Bosco High School, Mumbai
  • Father: Prithviraj Kapoor
  • Mother: Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor
  • Siblings: Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Urmila Sial Kapoor
  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Spouse: Jennifer Kendal (Late)
  • Children: Karan Kapoor
    Kunal Kapoor
    Sanjana Kapoor

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