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New Dialogue For Shashi[Shy]Kapoor:I Have Dada Saheb Phalke Award

[Mumbai] New Dialogue For Shashi[Shy]Kapoor:I Have Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Veteran actor-Producer Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award
So Now He Proudly Can Say I Have Dada Saheb Phalke Award His Earlier Dialogue Of Film Deewar”Mere Pass Maan Hai”[I Have Mother]Is Still Remembered.
This Award Was conferred At landmark Prithvi Theatre by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley In The Presence Of Stars Galaxy Of Bollywood .
Shashi Kapoor Is The Third Recipient Of This Award In The Kapoor Family.
Kapoor, the younger brother of iconic actors Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, could not travel to Delhi because of his ill-health for the award ceremony which was held on May 3.
Therefore, the Minister came to Mumbai to give away the award.
The 77-year-old actor’s father [Late]Prithvi Raj Kapoor and elder brother [Late]Raj Kapoor.Have also been conferred This Prestigious award
Wearing a black outfit and an orange shawl, Kapoor arrived at Prithvi Theatre on a wheel chair.
Jaitley presented him a citation, shawl, medal and a cheque.
Kapoor folded his hands and smiled at everyone after receiving the award. He got a standing ovation from everyone present at the function.The event was moderated by noted actor and Shashi Kapoor’s nephew Rishi Kapoor.
An audio-visual presentation of Kapoor’s cinematic journey, from a child artist to a lead actor, producer and a theatre personality, was shown.
It had a voice-over by Ranbir Kapoor and senior actors Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi, Shabana Azmi and Randhir Kapoor, who shared their experiences about Kapoor.
From the Kapoor family, those present on the occasion included Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal Kapoor, Rishi with wife Neetu and son Ranbir, Babita with daughter Karisma and younger son-in-law Saif Ali Khan, Shammi Kapoor’s wife Neela Devi.
Several celebrities from the film industry like megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, Rekha, Hema Malini, Javed Akhtar, Azmi, Hiroo Johar, Rakesh Omprakash Mehra, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Bhosle, Anupam Kher, Poonam Dhillon, Supriya Pathak, KK Menon and others were also present at the function.
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The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley presented the Dada Saheb Phalke Award to Renown Actor, Producer, Shri Shahsi Kapoor, at Prithvi Theatre, in Mumbai on May 10, 2015.
The Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Bimal Julka is also seen.

Cine Star Shashi Kapoor Declared 46th Recipient Of “Golden Lotus” The Phalke Award

[New delhi]Veteran Cine Star Shashi Kapoor Declared 46th Recipient Of Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award He is Second In The Family To Receive This Award . Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley has conveyed his congratulations on the occasion.
Veteran Film Actor and Producer Shri Shashi Kapoor has been conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2014.
He is the 46th Winner Of Dada Saheb Phalke Award
The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. The award consists of a Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus)+a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs+shawl.
The award is given on the basis of recommendations of a Committee of eminent persons set up by the Government for this purpose. This year, a five member jury consisting of eminent film personalities, after due deliberations, unanimously recommended Shri Kapoor for the prestigious award.
Born in 1938, Shashi Kapoor is a well-known actor and producer from the famous Kapoor family, a film dynasty in Bollywood cinema. Shri Shashi Kapoor is the second person to receive the prestigious award from the same family after Late Shri Raj Kapoor.
Shashi Kapoor is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. From the age of four, Shashi Kapoor acted in plays directed and produced by his father Prithviraj Kapoor, while travelling with Prithvi Theatres. He started acting in films as a child in the late 1940s.
His best known performances as child artist were in Aag (1948) and Awaara (1951), where he played the younger version of the character played by his elder brother Raj Kapoor.
Shri Shashi Kapoor also worked as Assistant Director in the 1950s.
Shashi Kapoor made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film Dharmputra and went on to appear in more than 100 Hindi films. He was a very popular actor in Bollywood during the 60s, 70s and until the mid 80s.
Shashi Kapoor was one of India’s first actors to go international. He is known internationally for starring in many British and American films, notably Merchant Ivory Proudctions run by Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, such as The Householder (1963), Shakespeare Wallah (1965), Bombay Talkie (1970) and Heat and Dust (1982). He also starred in other British and American films such as Siddhartha (1972) and Muhafiz (1994).
In 1978, Shri Shashi Kapoor set up his production house Film Valas which produced critically acclaimed films such as Junoon (1978), Kalyug (1981), 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981), Vijeta (1982) and Utsav (1984).
He also produced and directed a fantasy film titled Ajooba which had Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor in the lead role.
In 2011,
Shashi Kapoor was honoured with Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India.
He is also a recipient of three National Film Awards.