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Shashi Kapoor s Family
Shashi Kapoor s Family

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I would like to know about the family of Shashi Kapoor his wife his children and also something about his own film career................

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Jennifer Kapoor - born Jennifer Kendal was a British actress who married into the Kapoor family and was the wife of Shashi Kapoor. Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer, met for the first time in Calcutta, in 1956, where he was part of Prithvi Theatre troupe, while she was there, playing Miranda in the play The Tempest , by Shakespeareana travelling troupe. Soon, Shashi started touring with the Shakespeareana Company 3 , and in July 1958 Kendal married Indian film star, Shashi Kapoor. Kendal and her husband were also instrumental in the rejuvenation of Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai, a venture now managed by her daughter Sanjana. Kendal and Kapoor also starred in a number of films together, particularly those produced by Merchant Ivory Productions. They had three children: a daughter Sanjana Kapoor, and two sons, Kunal Kapoor and Karan Kapoor, of whom Kunal Kapoor is an actor and Karan is a photographer.

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Shashi Kapoor was on March 18, 1938 in Calcutta. This legendary Indian film actor is the brother of another great actors and producer Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. He married Jennifer Kendal and has two sons Karan Kapoor and Kunal Kapoor, and a daughter Sanjana Kapoor. Shashi studied at Don Bosco High School in Matunga, Bombay. In July, 1958, he married the British actress Jennifer Kendal and they acted in a number of films together, most notably in the Merchant Ivory productions. Kendal died of cancer in 1984. His son Kunal is married to director Ramesh Sippy s daughter and Sanjana to wildlife conservationist Valmik Thapar. Shashi Kapoor started acting in films as a child in the early 1940s appearing in several mythological films. His best known performances were in Aag 1948 and Awaara 1951 where he played the younger version of the characters played by his older brother Raj Kapoor. He debuted as a leading hero in the 1961 Yash Chopra film Dharmputra and went on to appear in over 100 films. He was a very popular actor in Bollywood during the 1960s, 1970s and the early 1980s with his most famous movies include Waqt 1965 , Deewaar 1975 , Kabhi Kabhie 1976 , Trishul 1978 , Satyam Shivam Sundaram 1978 , Kaala Patthar 1979 , Shaan 1980 and Namak Halaal 1982 . In most of his successful films in the 1970s and early 1980s he co-starred alongside Amitabh Bachchan. The actor was also known internationally for starring in many British and American films notably the Merchant Ivory productions, Shakespeare Wallah 1965 , Bombay Talkie 1970 and Heat and Dust 1982 in which he co-starred with his wife Jennifer Kendal. He also appeared in other British and American films such Pretty Polly 1967 , Siddhartha 1972 and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid 1987 . In 1980, Shashi Kapoor set up his production house, Film Valas, which produced critically acclaimed films such as Kalyug 1981 , 36 Chowringhee Lane 1981 and Utsav 1984 . In 1991, he produced and directed a fantasy film titled Ajooba , which had his frequent co-star Amitabh Bachchan and nephew Rishi Kapoor in the lead. His last and most recent film appearances were in Jinnah 1998 , a biopic of Mohammed Ali Jinnah in which he was the narrator and another Merchant-Ivory production titled Side Streets 1998 . He has now retired from the film industry and not appeared in any film since. He has been seen in the limelight at the Shashi Kapoor Film Festival held in Muscat, Oman Sept 2007 . He has lost a considerable amount of weight and looked healthy.

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