India was celebrating it's 65th Independence Day and at the same time the last rituals of a legend were performed. It was the end of an era when legendry actor Shammi Kapoor breathed his last on 14th August 2011, Sunday morning at 5.15am.Shammi ji was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai on 7th August 2011 suffering from chronic renal failure and was on ventilator support.His last rituals were performed Monday 15th August in Mumbai.Whole film industry rushed to the Kapoor's Malabar Hill residence to pay their last homage to the 79 Year old actor.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "Shammi Kapoor ji passed away this morning at 5:15 am .. Rushing there now .. the flamboyance and joie de verve of the Industry lost !"
"Shammi ji ... An entire life full of optimism and happy spirit, caring loving to all ... Now suddenly silent," added Amitabh Bachchan.
|Shammi Kapoor's Son Aditya Raj Kapoor during the last rituals|
R.I.P Dear Shammi Kapoor Ji