Monday evening December 4, 2017 sent a wave of shock through the Indian film industry as the day marked the sad demise of legendary actor Shashi Kapoor. The romantic screen icon of the 70s and early 80s who immortalised the line "Mere paas Maa hai", breathed his last at 5:20 pm at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. He was 79.
The last rites of the veteran actor were held at Santacruz Hindu crematorium on Tuesday noon. A number of eminent Bollywood celebrities, such as Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, along with Kapoor's family members Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor attended the funeral to pay their last respects.