Narendra Modi lauds Shashi Kapoor


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Bollywood star of yesteryears Shashi Kapoor on being conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

“It was wonderful seeing the versatile & much admired Shashi Kapoor-ji being presented the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Congratulations to him,” the prime minister tweeted.

The 77-year-old Shashi Kapoor was on Sunday conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honour in Indian cinema, by Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley at the iconic Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai.

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