Shammi Kapoor passed away on Sunday (August 14) morning in Mumbai. The veteran Bollywood actor and director, 79, was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital last Sunday, where he ultimately passed away. His condition was very critical on Saturday (August 13) night.
Hordes of his well-wishers and fans had made a beeline for Breach Candy hospital on Saturday.
Shammi Kapoor, who was one of the reigning actors in the 1950s and 1960s, had been suffering from renal ailments for many years. He used to undergo regular dialysis sessions. In fact, in one of his last messages on Twitter, on November 13, Shammi has said, “Back from Dubai and 2 dialysis. Beautiful trip despite wheelchair. Missed wishing you all Happy Diwali and New Year. God bless. Love.”