Shashi Kapoor: 11 times he rewrote the rules of romance

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2015 00:48 IST

The ever charming Shashi Kapoor has been chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2014. The actor started his acting career as a child artist with Aag in 1948 and went on to become one of the most successful actors of the Hindi film industry. Here is a list of his most memorable films.

Aawara (1951)

Character: Young Raj Kapoor

His latent potential is quite visible in thie still from Aawara.

The Householder (1963)

Character: Prem Sagar

This was his first English film.

Waqt (1965)

Character: Vijay

Shashi Kapoor held his fort against stalwarts like Raaj Kumar, Sunil Dutt and Balraj Sahni.

Jab Jab Phool Khile (1965)

Character: Raja

His role became inspiration for Aamir Khan in Raja Hindustani.

Deewar (1974)

Character: Ravi Verma

He is still seen as the ideal cop.

Kabhi Kabhie (1976)

Character: Vijay Khanna

The non-judgemental husband.

Junoon (1978)

Character: Javed Khan

The rebellious chief.

Shaan (1980)

Character: Ravi

Remember the stylish guy on bike.

Kalyug (1981)

Character: Karan

The soft-hearted tycoon.

Namak Halaal (1982)

Character: Raja

The lady killer.

New Delhi Times (1983)

Character: Vikas Pande

The ideal journalist.

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