Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor left for heavenly abode and today the last rites were performed as well. The actor breathed his last yesterday at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. All across the world, fans are mourning over his demise and are posting their tributes on a social media platform. Many took to Twitter to offer condolences. Bollywood stars including Bollywood’s Shehenshha Big B also posted a very emotional post. Mumbai Police too paid a unique tribute to the actor via micro-blogging site Twitter. Mumbai police who is known for taking references from Bollywood movies posted the moving tribute and this time they took the reference from the famous Deewar movie. They recognized the honesty of role played by Kapoor in the movie.
The Mumbai Police tweeted: ” The ‘Deewar’ between the ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ that shall always stand tall till many generations to come #RIPShashiKapoor.” Mumbai police referred the gentleman actor as Deewar between the Good and Bad. The actor had played the iconic role of police officer Ravi Verma in the movie and the famous dialogue “Mere paas maa hai” is also from this 1975 blockbuster movie.
Here is the moving tribute that was posted by Mumbai Police
Salute to Mumbai Police
Shashi Kapoor was great in both reel and real life
We hope the Deewar continues
Along with the tweet, the Mumbai Police handle also uploaded a still of Shashi Kapoor from the movie and captioned it – ‘Remembering Ravi Verma, the reel life benchmark for an upright policeman #RIPShashiKapoor. Kapoor who was seen in blockbuster movies like Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Namak Halal, Kala Pathar among others has left a deep void in the filmdom that cannot be fulfilled. He was truly a great actor and a gentleman and his death is a great loss to Bollywood. What are your views on this unique tribute ? Let us know un the comments below.