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Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor cremated

Family, friends and prominent Bollywood personalities bid a tearful adieu to veteran actor Shammi Kapoor as his mortal remains were consigned to flames at the Banganga crematorium today.

india Updated: Aug 15, 2011 13:57 IST

Family, friends and prominent Bollywood personalities bid a tearful adieu to veteran actor Shammi Kapoor as his mortal remains were consigned to flames at the Banganga crematorium on Monday.

Adityaraj Kapoor, Shammi's only son, performed the last rites and was assisted by his son Kunal who arrived from the US.

The 79-year-old legend died in Mumbai on Sunday due to renal failure.

The entire Kapoor clan including his grand nephew Ranbir Kapoor, nephews Rishi, Randhir and Rajiv and Shammi's younger brother Shashi Kapoor, who was brought on a wheel chair, were present to pay their last respects.

Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, accompanied by her father Ashok Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Danny and Shatrughan Sinha were also present along with Fardeen Khan, Tom Alter, Tinnu Anand and industrialist Anil Ambani were also present.

Filmmakers Satish Kaushik, Sudhir Mishra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Prakash Jha, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Ashutosh Gowariker, Ramesh Sippy with son Rohan, Subhash Ghai and Nikhil Advani also paid tributes to the late actor.