- "Thank you Shashi Kapoor sahab," tweeted Kamal Haasan
- "Thank you the Kapoor family for carrying the service forward," he added
- "Will miss you Shashi uncle," wrote Anil Kapoor
The news reached Anupam Kher a little later because he's currently in Sydney but he did find time to write about his fond memories of Shashi Kapoor, who "was the 1st to give me a role in Utsav". "He was full of life and Life was full of him. Most charming actor and human beings of all times," he added. Other stars who have also mourned the "end of an era" on Twitter are Hrithik Roshan, Arshad Warsi, Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon.
Thank you Sashi Kapoor sahab. For what you did for Indian Theatre and Cinema. Thank you the Kapoor family for carrying the service forward. Tearful Salute to a man who loved the arts. Condolences to many fans like me. His family included— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) December 4, 2017
Just woke up in Sydney to the sad news about #ShashiKapoor ji. He was d 1st to give me a role in Utsav. A huge star. He taught me how to treat new comers with love & dignity. He was full of life & Life was full of him. Most charming Actor & human beings of all times. RIP Sir. pic.twitter.com/3rXm1USm9s— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) December 4, 2017
RIP #shashikapoor ji your contribution to cinema and your infectious smile will always stay with us. Prayers and condolences to the family— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) December 5, 2017
Shashi Kapoor Ji was such an icon! An inspiration and reference point for all aspiring actors! This is truly an end of an era.. Deeply saddened by this news. Thank you sir for giving us your magic at the movies. #RIPShashiKapoor— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) December 4, 2017
RIP Shashi Kapoor ji— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) December 4, 2017
Great artistes not only inspire but also inseminate the hearts & minds of the next generation. In individual ways we all carry his greatness within us. He & his talent shall live on. And we shall forever celebrate it. Thank you for your inspiration...
RIP #ShashiKapoor sir. You were, and will always remain the coolest, most good looking hero ever!— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) December 4, 2017
One of the greatest actors to have ever graced Indian celluloid. May his soul rest in peace. #Shashikapoor ji— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) December 4, 2017
Death is a divine irony. It takes the pain away from the one who gets it & leaves everyone who love them in pain. RIP Dear Shashi Kapoor. Was, will & will always be a fan.— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) December 5, 2017
RIP Shashi Kapoor ji .. your charismatic style & iconic personality remains unmatched & shall always be remembered... feels like end of an era...— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) December 4, 2017
On Monday, condolence messages from Shabana Azmi and Simi Garewal - Shashi Kapoor's former heroines - were the first ones to arrive on Twitter and were followed by tweets by Sridevi, Aamir Khan and Karan Johar.
We will miss you ... pic.twitter.com/ZMGoFk0DCM— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) December 4, 2017
Am deeply saddened by the passing away of my co-star #ShashiKapoor. The last of that generation of Kapoors gone. A gentleman and friend gone. An era gone.. All that remains are his films...and precious memories.. RIP Shashi-ji.— Simi Garewal (@Simi_Garewal) December 4, 2017
A great actor, a charming & happy soul, an inspiring humanitarian. We will miss you Shashi ji. RIP #ShashiKapoor- SRIDEVI BONEY KAPOOR (@SrideviBKapoor) December 4, 2017
You won't be forgotten. Rest in peace #ShashiKapoor ji.- Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) December 4, 2017
#RIPShashiKapoor ...the most charming and enigmatic actor ever...a gentleman movie star! His legacy in film and theatre is exceptional...thoughts and prayers with the family....his work will always live on... pic.twitter.com/U9jsAGxGET- Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 4, 2017
So sad to hear the passing of the most charming #ShashiKapoor ji, really saddened by this news. Pray for his soul to find peace. Thank him for the amazing memories he gave us all. Condolences to the Kapoor family. #RIP SIR.- arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) December 4, 2017
Mujhe abhi pata chala ki guni Abhineta Shashi Kapoor ji ka aaj swargwas hua .Ye sunkar mujhe bahut dukh hua, wo ek bahut bhale insaan the. Meri unko vinamra shraddhanjali.- Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) December 4, 2017
...... You will be remembered forever... Thank you for being part of my growing up years, thank you for the entertainment. The Charmer, The Style Icon, The Actor. #ShashiKapoorji - RIP Sir, Condolences to the family.- Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) December 4, 2017
My heart is broken. My all time favourite actor, the man with the most charming and kind smile has passed away. Will always remember the twinkle in his eye each time we met... #RIPShashiKapoor- Dia Mirza (@deespeak) December 4, 2017
Shashi Kapoor .... sigh.- TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) December 4, 2017
Sad to hear about the passing away of our most charismatic handsome & finest actor #ShashiKapoor. Sir you will always remain in our hearts. RIP- Ritesh Sidhwani (@ritesh_sid) December 4, 2017
Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Ambani Hospital on Monday. He was 79 and had been on dialysis for a kidney ailment. Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan were one of the first celebrities to drop by Shashi Kapoor's home on Monday evening.