A Tribute to Indian Film Legend Shashi Kapoorby Dibyayan_Chakravorty | created - 06 Dec 2017 | updated - 11 Dec 2017 | Public
Shashi Kapoor, the legendary Indian film personality, passed away on December 4, 2017, due to prolonged liver cirrhosis, at the age of 79. In his entire career, he appeared in a large number of Hindi films as well as in various English-language films, notably the films produced by Merchant-Ivory. In 2015, he was awarded the 2014 Dadasaheb Phalke Award, making him the third member of his family to receive the highest award in Indian Cinema after Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor.
Among these 35 most voted Shashi Kapoor films on IMDb, which one is your favorite?
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1. Deewaar (1975)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker and eventually becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother Ravi is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
5. The Pride (1980)
Not Rated | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two brothers go after the international mafia kingpin who murdered their cop brother. They are later joined by another man who wants revenge against the gangster.
6. Loyal Servant (1982)
171 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Brought up by his grandfather, Arjun Singh moves to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets Bhairon who helps him find a job as a singer in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja.
7. Black Stone (1979)
Not Rated | 176 min | Action, Drama, History
Inspired by a true mining tragedy the film is about people from all walks of life showing courage and character to fight the forces of nature.
8. Trident (1978)
167 min | Action, Drama, Musical
An engineer visiting a town, has a brief affair with a local girl and walks off, leaving her with a child. The son grows up to avenge his deserted mother. Vijay is the angry young man playing the son.
10. Heat and Dust (1983)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. As Anne delves into the history of her grand-aunt, she is led to reconsider her own life.
Votes: 1,566 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional couple. They live in the midst chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people and sleep with everybody except each other. Things become interesting when Sammy's father comes to visit.
Votes: 1,354 | Gross: $1.20M
18. Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)
172 min | Drama, Romance
Rupa (Zeenat Aman) grew up being cursed as "unlucky" in the village she was born in. Her mother died during childbirth. Then a kitchen accident leaves half her face disfigured. This is an ... See full summary »
21. Shakespeare-Wallah (1965)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
The story of a family troupe of English actors in India. They travel around the towns and villages giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face... See full summary »
Votes: 661 | Gross: $0.00M
22. Kalyug (1981)
152 min | Drama
This movie tells story of fierce and total competition of two related business families in the days of license raaj India.The overall plot is based on Mahabharat.This movie shows that how ... See full summary »
24. Bombay Talkie (1970)
GP | 112 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Lucia Lane, an English writer by way of the US, arrives in Bombay to watch the filming of one of her novels. She's nearing middle age, she's had several husbands, she's lonely and ... See full summary »
25. Alone (1991)
180 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Inspector Vijay Verma is a very lonely cop whose only family is a younger brother Ajay Verma who is studying abroad. He also has two good friends Shekhar and Seema. One day when he arrests ... See full summary »
26. In Custody (1994)
PG | 126 min | Comedy, Drama
An editor asks Deven, a teacher who loves Urdu poetry, to interview poet Nur Shahjehanabadi, an aging whale of a man. Deven goes to Bhopal from Mirpur to meet Nur, of whom he is in awe. He ... See full summary »
Votes: 337 | Gross: $0.09M
28. The Householder (1963)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
A young Indian newlywed finds his independent wife troublesome and seeks help and advice from his overbearing mother, a supposedly worldly wise friend, an American seeker of enlightenment and a swami.
29. Utsav (1984)
145 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Based on the circa 2nd century BCE to 2nd Century CE, Sanskrit play "Daridra-Charudatta" by the famous Indian playwright Bhasa, "Utsav" faithfully follows Bhasa's story-line. Vasantasena, a... See full summary »
30. Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973)
148 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Preeti lives a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay along with her widower dad, Heerachand, and is a medical student. While on a trip to Simla, she meets and falls in love with a Casanova, Prem, and... See full summary »
32. Vijeta (1982)
151 min | Drama
Vijeta (The Victor) is the coming of age story of Angad (Kunal Kapoor). Confused like any other teenager trying to find himself and caught in between the marital problems of his mother ... See full summary »
33. Side Streets (1998)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy
Staten Island Cab-driver, Bipin Raj, picks up a passenger, mistakes her for a movie star, but tells her that his brother, Vikram Raj, is a very well-known Bollywood mega-star with millions ... See full summary »
34. Honesty and Religion (1977)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Drama
This is a story about two guys who act as mock witnesses and always hang around court to give evidence as per the requirement of the case every time. They have never believed in God but ... See full summary »
35. Pyar Kiye Jaa (1966)
129 min | Comedy, Romance
A widower struggles to arrange wealthy husbands for his two daughters and control his film-obsessed son; all while, one of his ex-employees stages a protest outside his house.