Some of the most notable films Kapoor acted in include Deewar, Kabhie Kabhie, Silsila, Shaan, Trishul, Namak Halaal, besides several others. Kapoor collaborated frequently with Amitabh Bachchan.
His nephew, actor Randhir Kapoor, said that Shashi Kapoor, who was wheelchair-bound for years, had been suffering from a kidney ailment and was undergoing dialysis. “Yes, he has passed away. He had kidney problem since several years. He was on dialysis for several years.”
Bollywood stars and other celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences.