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Full Name  Jennifer Kendal
Siblings  Felicity Kendal
Role  Actress
Name  Jennifer Kendal
Occupation  Actress

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Born  28 February 1933 (1933-02-28) Southport, Merseyside, England, UK
Relatives  Prithviraj Kapoor (Father-in-law)Ramsarni Kapoor (Mother-in-law)See Kapoor family
Died  September 7, 1984, London, United Kingdom
Spouse  Shashi Kapoor (m. 1958–1984)
Children  Sanjana Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor
Movies  Bombay Talkie, Junoon, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Heat and Dust, Ghare‑Baire
Similar People  Shashi Kapoor, Sanjana Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor, Geoffrey Kendal

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Jennifer Kapoor (née Kendal, 28 February 1933 – 7 September 1984) was an English actress and the founder of the Prithvi Theatre. She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the 1981 film 36 Chowringhee Lane. Her other film appearances included Bombay Talkie (1970), Junoon (1978), Heat and Dust (1983), and Ghare Baire (1984).


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Jennifer Kendal was born in Southport, England, but spent much of her youth in India. She and younger sister Felicity Kendal were born to Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Liddell, who ran a travelling theatre company, "Shakespeareana", which traveled around India as depicted in the book and film, Shakespeare Wallah (in which Kendal appeared, uncredited, and which starred her husband Shashi Kapoor, her parents and her sister).

Shashi Kapoor

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Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer met for the first time in Calcutta, in 1956, where he was part of the Prithvi Theatre company, while she was playing Miranda in the play The Tempest, as part of Shakespeareana. Soon, Shashi Kapoor started touring with the Shakespeareana Company, and they married in July 1958. Kendal and her husband were also instrumental in the rejuvenation of Prithvi Theatre in Bombay, with the opening of their theatre in the Juhu area of the city in 1978. Kendal and Kapoor also starred in a number of films together, particularly those produced by Merchant Ivory Productions. Their first joint starring roles were in Bombay Talkie (1970), which was also one of the earlier films produced by Merchant Ivory.

Personal life

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The Kapoors had three children: sons Kunal Kapoor and Karan Kapoor, and a daughter Sanjana Kapoor, all erstwhile Bollywood actors.

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She was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 1982 and died of the disease in 1984.


Jennifer Kendal Meet Jennifer Kendal

  • Ghare-Baire (1984) - Miss Gilby (The Home and the World)
  • The Far Pavilions (1984) - Mrs. Viccary
  • Heat and Dust (1983) - Mrs. Saunders
  • 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) Miss Violet Stoneham
  • Junoon (1978) - Miriam Labadoor (Ruth's Mother)
  • Bombay Talkie (1970) - Lucia Lane
  • Shakespeare Wallah (1965) - Mrs. Bowen (uncredited)
  • Costume Design

  • Junoon (1978)
  • Mukti (1977)
  • Awards

  • 1983: BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role - 36 Chowringhee Lane - Nominated
  • 1982: Evening Standard British Film Awards - Best Actress: 36 Chowringhee Lane - Won
  • References

    Jennifer Kendal Wikipedia