Mere paas Maa hai: Here are Shashi Kapoor's top eight movies to watch

Published: 04th December 2017 06:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th December 2017 12:51 PM  

The suave charmer Shashi Kapoor is no longer with us but, here are eight of his top movies to binge watch and remember him. (Photo: YouTube)
Dharma putra a movie directed by Yash Chopra saw Shashi Kapoor play Dilip Rai, the Muslim-born adopted son of a Hindu family. The movie is set in pre-partition India, and depicts Dilip's struggle with religion and conversion. The classic movie remains on the top in the list of classic movies on Indian cinema. (Photo: YouTube)
No one can forget 'mere pass ma hai'. One of the epic dialogues by Ravi (Shashi Kapoor) an honest police officer of a brat and corrupt brother Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan). The movie was a smashing hit across box-office making Vijay and Ravi a household name and Ravi being a poster boy of good boys and ideal son of every Indian mother. (Photo: YouTube)
Silsila was a raging hit and again bought Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor together as onscreen brothers. The movie plot is extra marital affair where Amit Malhotra (Amitabh) cheats on his wife Shobha (Jaya Bachchan) who was once dating his brother and is pregnant with his child. Chandni (Rekha) and Amit rekindle their romance once they bump into each other. The was well received owing to the real life rumours of Amitabh and Rekha dating. This the only movie where Shashi played elder brother role to Amitabh Bachchan. (Photo: YouTube)
Kabhi Kabhie is a movie about the love story of generations and how a chain of events brings together old lovers as friends. Movie had superhit songs such as kabhi kabhi mere dil mei and Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon. (Photo: YouTube)
Brought up by his grandfather, Arjun Singh (Amitabh) moves to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets Bhairon who helps him find a job as a singer in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja (Shashi). The movie had five songs all of which were super hits. (Photo: YouTube)
Satyam Shivam Sundaram was a superhit movie with Zeenat Aman playing Rupa, girl with burnt face directed by Raj Kapoor. Plot: Rajeev (Shashi) falls in love with Rupa, not knowing that half her face is disfigured. But after their marriage, he abandons her after seeing her face, believing that she is not the one he loves. (Photo: YouTube)
Movie plot: Raj Kumar Gupta (Sanjeev Kumar) leaves his first love Shanti (Waheeda Rehman) to marry a rich girl. Little did he know that he has a son, Vijay Kumar (Amitabh Bachchan) from Shanti . Vijay grows up and after his mother's death decides to take revenge from Raj Kumar Gupta and his family and pledges to destroy him and his family fully. Shekhar (Shashi Kapoor) and Kusum (Poonam Dhillon) are Vijay's half-siblings who are caught in the crossfire of Vijay's revenge. (Photo: YouTube)
Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan starred together in 12 movies and most of them worked well in the box office. Movie Plot: Honest, brave and upright DCP Shiv Kumar (Sunil Dutt), while carrying out his investigations against gangster, Shakal (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) and his gang is mysteriously killed. Leaving two reformed brothers to average his death. But both seem to have no clue on how or who would have killed there brother until they reached up with an old enemy of Shiv (Sunil Dutt), Rakesh, who tells them facts about Shakal and his gang and how he is being used as pawn by Shakal. The trio now agrees to work together and join hands to destroy Shakal.(Photo: YouTube)
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