Dharmendra pays heartfelt tribute to Shashi Kapoor with a nostalgic photo


Many Bollywood celebrities came forward to offer their condolences to Shashi Kapoor through social media, but it was Dharmendra's endearing tribute to the actor that made every one emotional. The actor shared a black and white throwback picture of a young Shashi Kapoor sitting with legendary actor Raj Kapoor. He captioned the image, 'You have been a childhood admiration, a wonderful actor and a beautiful human being. This world is going to miss you Shashi!!

Shashi Kapoor and Raj Kapoor
Shashi Kapoor and Raj Kapoor

In the picture, a young Shashi smiling about something that was being said to him by his brother and legendary actor Raj Kapoor who looks fondly at his younger sibling. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan also penned a heartfelt post for late actor Shashi Kapoor, with whom he formed an enormously successful on-screen partnership. The veteran actor shared the link of his blog on Twitter as he wrote, 'T 2731 - To Shashji from your 'babbua'!!'

Big B, in his post, recalled the day when he first saw Shashi Kapoor's picture on a magazine. Big B and Shashi Kapoor acted in blockbusters including 'Deewar' (1975), 'Kabhi Kabhie' (1976), 'Trishul' (1978) and 'Namak Halaal' (1982). Shashi Kapoor passed away at the age of 79 yesterday owing to a prolonged illness.

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