Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Bollywood celebrities attend prayer meet of Shashi Kapoor

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Cassandra Gardner | 08 December, 2017, 01:49

Residents of the city of Peshawar in Pakistan, paid tribute to the actor as a crowd of locals gathered and lit candles outside the actor's ancestral home, Kapoor Haveli, which is located in the Kissa Khwani Bazaar area of the old city.

"Peshawarites have great love and respect for the Kapoor family and Bollywood actors belonging to the ancient city", CHC secretary Shakeel Waheedullah told Press Trust of India. Shashi Kapoor's father Prithviraj Kapoor wanted to have a permanent place for his theatre group and had even acquired a property in Juhu in Mumbai.

In 1942, the family had sold the house and migrated to Mumbai.

Several film personalities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Salim Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Supriya Pathak, Shakti Kapoor and Suresh Oberoi attended the star's cremation, held in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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Despite leaving Peshawar, the Kapoors always fondly remembered the city.

Zia recounted meeting the "Junoon" actor in 2014, when he visited India and found the actor's response cordial.

"Though he was ill at the time when we met in 2014, happiness was clearly visible on his face", the historian recalled.

A prayer meet in the memory of late legendary actor Shashi Kapoor was held on Thursday.

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