Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor

Question: Recently, the famous Bollywood film actor and producer Shashi Kapoor passed away. In which year he was honored with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
(a) year 2015
(b) year 2014
(c) year 2013
(d) year 2012
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts 

  • On December 4th, 2017, the famous Bollywood film actor and producer Shashi Kapoor passed away. He was 79 years old.
  • He was born on March 18th, 1938 in Kolkata.
  • She started his career with ‘Prakash Theater’ drama ‘Shankutala’.
  • His journey of success began through the movie ‘Jab-When Phool Khile’.
  • He performed in more than 100 films in his career.
  • His best known performances as a child actor were in “Aag” (1948) and “Awaara” (1951), where he played the younger version of the character played by Raj Kapoor.
  • Shashi Kapoor also worked as assistant director in the ’50s.
  • He made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film “Dharmputra” and went on to appear in more than 116 films during the ’70s and until the mid ’80s.
  • Among his memorable films were “Deewar”, “Kabhie Kabhie”, “Namak Halal” and “Kaala Pathar”.
  • He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2011 and received cinema’s prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award in 2015.

Reference:
http://dff.nic.in/dadasahebphalke.asp
http://ptinews.com/news/9292107_Actor-Shashi-Kapoor–epitome-of-charm–passes-away-at-79.html
http://bit.ly/2issqCg
http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/actor-shashi-kapoor-passes-away/article21260584.ece

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