Dadasaheb Phalke for Shashi Kapoor (updated with images)



Rishi Kapoor speaks here..


Veteran actor-producer Shashi Kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award.The actor who turned 77 on the 18th of this month is known for his performances in films like ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’, ‘Deewar’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhie’. He stepped into the world of acting at the age of four, when he used to perform in plays directed by his father Prithviraj Kapoor.

Shashi Kapoor has got the National Award for best actor for the film New Delhi Times in 1986, National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for Muhafiz (1993) and the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (as Producer) for Junoon in 1979.

Along with acting in movies, he has worked as a film director and assistant director. He worked as an assistant director for the debut movie of Sunil Dutt titled ‘Post Box 999′.
He has appeared in 160 movies all together, 12 being in English and the rest in Hindi. He was also honored with the Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India in the year 2011.


15 Responses to “Dadasaheb Phalke for Shashi Kapoor (updated with images)”

  1. Well deserved. Congrats.


  2. Shashi Kapoor evolved from playing a handsome romantic and second fiddle to superstars. He passionately involved himself with Prithvi theatre, producing meaningful cinema and if his health had permitted would have done more for good cinema and theatre besides playing handsome old man impeccably. He is different from his flamboyant brothers and came out from their shadow with flying colors. A different Kapoor.


  3. Too late in the day. Guess one has to land up in hospital first to get this award..maybe this is one of the criteria…


    • How good is Rangan here!!. Is there a more knowledgeable critic than him?


    • charan raj Says:

      What do you mean by wonderful summation? I think he is one of the most biased critics. Just by having some affinity towards a particular actor/actors/your favourite ones, doesn’t mean he is a legend.


  4. Man I couldn’t recognize Kunal Kapoor at all! I was wondering who Abhishek was talking to in that video. Only figured out who it was after looking at the image and reading the captions.


  5. Bob Cristo Says:

    As they say Acche logo ke saath accha hota hai. Shashi (Mere paas maan hai) got Award on Mother’s Day.


  6. omrocky786 Says:

    Bachchan- It is nice of Rishi jee and Ranbeer to have cooperated .
    LMAO !!!


  7. thecooldude Says:

    This is just a random post but this song just oozes the coolness of Amitabh Bachchan. He doesn’t say a word but…


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