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Shashi Kapoor

Actor

Born - 18 March 1938, Calcutta, India
Died - 4 December 2017

Fleshily-faced Indian actor with winning personality and a shock of dark hair. An actor since childhood, he appeared in more than 150 films, including featured roles in several English-speaking pictures. Born Balbir Kapoor, his formidable film CV included Tadbir (1945), Aag (1948), Parineeta (1953), Char Diwari (1961), The Householder (1963), Shakespeare-Wallah (1965), Pretty Polly (1967), Bombay Talkie (1970), Siddhartha (1972), Mr Romeo (1974), Fakira (1976), Apna Khoon (1978), Black Water (1980), Heat and Dust (1983), Bhavani Junction (1985), Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987), The Deceivers (1988), Akayla (1991), In Custody (1994), Side Streets (1998) and Dirty British Boys (1999), his last. He died from a chest infection. He married English actress Jennifer Kendal (sister of Felicity Kendal), but she died from cancer at only 50.