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Goodbye, Shashi Kapoor

Last updated on: December 05, 2017 19:19 IST

Even the heavens shed tears at the Eternal Charmer's passing.

Bollywood folk turned up in large numbers to bid Shashi Kapoor farewell at the Santa Cruz crematorium, north west Mumbai.

Shashiji was given a State funeral, with a three-gun salute.

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Shashiji's sons, Kunal Kapoor (with the beard) and Karan Kapoor.

 

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Karan, Shashiji's younger son, is a well-known photographer based in England.

 

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PLEASE SEE: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh say their last goodbyes to Shashi Kapoor.

 

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Shashiji's grandson Zahan -- Kunal's son -- with Makarand Deshpande (in the sky blue shirt), the theatre personality who was associated with Prithvi Theatre for many years.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Abhishek Bachchan with his dad. Producer Bunty Walia accompanies them.

Amitabh Bachchan's daughter sister Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda, the son of Ritu Nanda, Shashi's oldest niece. Amitabh paid a moving tribute to his co-star of 14 films.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Shah Rukh Khan.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Randhir Kapoor, the late actor's oldest nephew.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Rishi Kapoor, who co-starred with his uncle in several films, and was very fond of him.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Rajeev Kapoor, Raj Kapoor's youngest son.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Ranbir Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. Ranbir is Shashi's grand nephew; Saif is married to Kareena Kapoor, Shashi's grand niece.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Sanjay Dutt and Anil Kapoor.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Prem Krishen, Prem Nath's son, with Prem Chopra.

Prem Nath had two sisters: Krishna was married to Raj Kapoor while Uma is married to Prem Chopra.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Mahesh Bhupathi with wife Lara Dutta.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Sachin Pilgaonkar.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Satish Shah and Sumeet Raghavan.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Salim Khan, who co-wrote Deewar, one of Shashi's most memorable movies.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Mukesh Rishi.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Atul Tiwari.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

There was a heavy police presence at the crematorium.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Naseeruddin Shah -- who starred with Shashi Kapoor in Shyam Benegal's Junoon -- and Ratna Pathak Shah.

 

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Tinnu Anand -- who directed Shashiji in Duniya Meri Jeb Mein -- and wife Shahnaz Vahanvaty whose father Agha, the legendary comedian, acted with Prithviraj Kapoor in Teen Bahuraniyan, one of the thespian's final movies.

 

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Ali Khan.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy ANI/Twitter

The final journey beguns.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy ANI/Twitter

Colleagues, fans gathered at the funeral ground.

 

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