Mumbai, June 25: Late Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor honoured at the 19th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards on Sunday for his outstanding contribution to Indian film Industry.
Father-son duo Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor accepted the award on behalf of Shashi Kapoor, who passed away last year December at the age of 79 following liver problems.
“Thank you for honoring Shashi Kapoor with his award. It’s a moment of pride for us,” Rishi said.
Son of legendary Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor stepped into Bollywood with the 1961 film ‘Dharmputra’ after working as a child artist.
In 2011, he was conferred with the Padma Bhushan — the third highest civilian honour — by the Indian government in 2011..