Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery


Veteran actor and the youngest of the Kapoor brothers, Shashi Kapoor underwent cataract surgery at a Mumbai hospital on Friday. After the operation, he was discharged. "He underwent a cataract surgery at the hospital. He is doing well and was discharged today," Dr Ram Narain, COO, Kokilaben Hospital, said. Shashi Kapoor was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital this morning in suburban Andheri for surgery.

He was operated by Dr Seema Behl. The 76-year-old debuted as a child artist in 1948 with Aag. His first film as an actor was Dharamputra in 1961. Jab Jab Phool Khile, Kanyadaan, Pyar Ka Mausam, Sharmeelee, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Fakira, Chor Machaye Shor, Mukti, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Heeralal Pannalal are some of his hit films.

Shashi Kapoor also starred in few Indo-English films including The Householder, Shakespeare-Wallah, Bombay Talkie and Heat and Dust. Last year, the veteran actor was honored with the Padma Bhushan.

Doctors informed that he is doing fine.

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