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Rekha, Hema, Waheeda at Shashi's prayer meet

December 08, 2017 13:38 IST

Bollywood says goodbye to Shashiji.

Shashi Kapoor's leading ladies Waheeda Rehman, Rekha, Simi Garewal and Hema Malini made sure to attend the actor's prayer meet at the Prithvi Theatre in Juhu, north west Mumbai.

Shashi Kapoor passed away on December 4; his funeral took place the next day.

Pictures from the prayer meet:

 

Rekha worked with Shashiji in several films including Silsila, Basera, Vijeta. She was the star of Utsav, a film Shashiji produced and Girish Karnad directed.

 

Hema Malini starred with Shashiji in Abhinetri, one of her earliest films. She recalled her association with Shashiji here.

 

Waheeda Rehman with her daughter Kashvi Rekhi. Waheedaji worked with Shashiji Namak Halal and Kabhie Kabhie.

 

Shashiji, Simi Garewal once said, taught her how to kiss on camera for Siddhartha.

 

Dimple Kapadia starred in Ajooba, the only film Shashiji directed.

 

Padmini Kolhapure worked with Shashiji in Satyam Shivam Sundaram.

 

Valmik Thapar, the legendary tiger conservationist and Sanjana Kapoor's husband, with their son Hamir.

 

Manoj Jain, Raj Kapoor's younger son-in-law.

 

Asha Bhosle.

 

Rani Mukerji.

 

Neelam worked with Shashiji in Ilzaam, Sindoor and Farz Ki Jung.

 

Saiyami Kher.

 

Neetu Chandra.

 

Ashutosh Gowariker.

 

Kiran Rao.

 

Mustan, Hussain and Abbas Burmawalla.

 

Prem Chopra.

 

Madhur Bhandarkar.

 

Suneil Shetty.

 

Sanjay Khan with wife Zarine.

 

Akbar Khan.

 

Deepak Parashar.

 

Makrand Deshpande, who helped Sanjana run Prithvi Theatre in the early 2000s.

 

Tej Sapru.

 

Kiran Shantaram.

 

Annu Kapoor.

 

Kiran Kumar.

 

Tinnu Anand directed Shashiji in Duniya Meri Jab Mein.

 

Ratna Pathak Shah.

 

Naseeruddin Shah, who worked with Shashiji in Shyam Benegal's Junoon.

 

Ustad Zakir Hussain has performed at the Prithvi Theatre on Jennifer Kapoor's birth anniversary every year. The tabla maestro also composed music for Shashiji's memorable film, In Custody.

 

Nandita Das.

 

Aahana Kumara.

 

Udit Narayan.

 

Bharat Shah.

 

Subhash Ghai.

 

Vijay Maurya.

 

Sudhir Mishra.

 

Renu Chopra whose late father-in-law B R Chopra produced Dharmaputra, Shashiji's first film as an adult actor.

 

Avtar Gill.

 

Honey Irani.

 

Anjan Srivastav.

 

Rahul Rawail.

 

Politician Sanjay Nirupam.

 

Farida Jalal.

 

Ramesh Sippy -- who directed Shashiji in Shaan -- with wife Kiran Juneja. Sheena Sippy, Rameshji's daughter, was married to Kunal Kapoor.
Their son Zahaan performed his paternal grandfather's last rites.

 

The Kapoor khandaan.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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