The legendary actor is celebrating his 78th birthday today. Words fall short for singing the glories for the Indian actor who refused the National Award for the movie ‘Dharamputra’. He stole many hearts during the golden era of cinema with his toothy smile and dreamy blue eyes. Here are the some of the most celebrated movies of the boy who brought romance to every Indian home.
Deewar: Shashi Kapoor did complete justice to the character of Ravi. Though, Amitabh was lauded for his cheeky one-liners, Shashi Kapoor bagged the Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actor.
Namak Halaal: How phenomenally Shashi Kapoor moulded himself into the character of Raja, the owner of a 5-star hotel. The class and sophistication runs deep in his veins.
Kalyug: This movie was believed by many as the modern representation of Hindu epic, Mahabharata. Shashi Kapoor was fabulous and flawless in his acting as always.
New Delhi Times: Shashi Kapoor plays the role of an idealistic journalist who raises the curtains from the scandals. This performance granted him a National Film Award for Best Actor in 1986.
Prem Patra: Shashi Kapoor is medical student who falls in love with a colleague, played by Sadhana. Shashi’s performance was remarkable. Being subtle in his acting is one of his assets.
Sharmilee Shashi Kapoor resembles the ‘Dream Man’ of every single Indian girl in the film. The unexpected twists and turns in the movie is the USP of ‘Sharmilee’.
Neend Humari Khwaab Tumhare: This cute, light-hearted movie is a fairytale love story. Shashi Kapoor can be seen playing the role of a young ambitious guy who’s hung between his father’s dreams and his own uprightness.
Amar Shakti: A full-on entertainment movie with lost and found sibling, evil villains and rebels. Watch this movie to see Shashi and Shatrughan’s ‘Bromance’ on screen.
Suhaag: Amitabh and Shashi Jodi again. This Jodi has redefined Bromance in the 70’s era. Regardless of the box-office reports, their movies were totally a ‘Paisa Vasool’ ones.
Paap aur Punya: Shashi is an all-rounder. So the makers made him play the role of the hero and villain both If you haven’t watched this film yet, then rush to the nearest DVD store. Classics are life