Kajol at Shashi Kapoor's house.
A couple of years ago Shashi's eldest son, Kunal, spoke Rediff.com about his father, 'In the late 1960s, my father did not have any work. He sold his sports car. Mum also started selling things because we didn't have money.'
In the interview, Kunal Kapoor reveals what Shashi Kapoor was really like.
I did not know how popular my father was because we were not brought up as part of the industry.
We knew he was an actor. Everybody in my mother (the legendary Jennifer Kendal)'s and my father's family were actors.
We were aware that going to public places with him in Mumbai was a problem.
If we went to the zoo, it would have to be at 6:30 in the morning. And we would have to run away as soon as a crowd gathered.
Dad never worked on Sundays. He spent the whole day with the family. We would have all three meals together. He never invited his friends over on Sunday.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he used to work in many films. He used to do six shifts.
We would sit for breakfast at 7.30 am. No matter what time he came in the previous night, he would be at the breakfast table at 7.30.
Our father was an integral part of our life. He was not strict.