Shahrukh Khan arrives to pay last respect to Shashi Kapoor

In a short while from now, Shashi Kapoor will be laid to rest and Shahrukh Khan arrived at the Santacruz crematorium to pay his respect to the departed soul. Few minutes ago, the cinematic legend was honoured with a 3-gun salute by the government. The Padma Bhushan actor was cremated with full state honour.

A throng of celebrities including Ajay Devgn, Anushka Sharma, Hema Malini, Akshay Kumar and Rakhee to Maharashtra CM Devendra Phadnavis and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to social media to express grief over the superstar’s demise.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan penned a heartfelt letter in memory of his good friend and colleague.

The film industry arrived to pay their last respect to Shashi Kapoor. Saif Ali Khan, Randhir Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Lara Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak and Sanjay Dutt have arrived for his cremation. Salim Khan, Ayaan Mukerjee, Hansal Mehta, Shakti Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan have reached as well. 

Shashi Kapoor passed away at Kokilaben Ambani hospital after prolonged illness. On December 3rd he was admitted to the hospital following chest infection. He was 79.

The actor was not keeping well for a long time and was confined to the wheelchair.

His elder son Kunal Kapoor was by his side when he breathed his last. His daughter Sanjana and his younger son Karan rushed as soon as they received the news. 

Rishi Kapoor, who was shooting in New Delhi for ‘Rajma Chawal’ cancelled his shoot and took the first flight to Mumbai to attend his uncle’s funeral.
shahrukh khan