Shashi Kapoor has died aged 79. He was one of the major people in the Bollywood film industry.
He made a number of English speaking films, including 4 which were directed by James Ivory, The Householder was Ivory's debut feature film. Another early Ivory film which has Kapoor in was the 1965 film Shakespeare-Wallah, the story of an English troupe of actors touring India with various of Shakespeare's plays. The film also featured his wife Jennifer Kendal and her well known sister Felicity in her debut.