Veteran Bollywood’s actor Shashi Kapoor, who passed away here on Monday at the age of 79, was wrapped in the tricolour and given a three-gun salute by the Mumbai police for his last rites at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium on Tuesday.
The veteran matinee star breathed his last at 5.20 p.m. at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Monday after a period of hospitalisation.
Mumbai police honoured Shashi Kapoor by wrapping him in the tricolour and hosted a salute ceremony which included a moment of silence followed by a performance by the Police Company Band.
The ceremony also included policemen going down on their knees to show respect for Shashi Kapoor.
Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Salim Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Abhishek Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Supriya Pathak, Shakti Kapoor and Suresh Oberoi among others were present at the cremation.
He was wedded to British actress Jennifer Kendal, who died in September 1984.
Shashi Kapoor is lived by daughter Sanjana Kapoor and two sons Kunal and Karan Kapoor.
Shashi Kapoor cremated with state honours!