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Shammi Kapoor


Mumtaz on her extramarital affair: 'It was nothing serious, just a temporary phase'

May 15, 2022 9:41 am

Vetaran actor Mumtaz, now 74, opened up in a recent interview about heartbreak, marriage, infidelity and the price of stardom that actors pay in their lives.

Mumtaz says she loved Shammi Kapoor 'tremendously' but their marriage 'wouldn't have worked': 'The Kapoor family was strict about their bahus'

May 13, 2022 10:04 am

Mumtaz shared that the Kapoor family was very strict about their 'bahus' not working in movies and she wanted to act, so she refused to marry Shammi Kapoor.

Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya on why Mumtaz refused to marry his father: 'He wanted someone to look after his children' 

April 26, 2022 4:44 pm

Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali's son Aditya Raj Kapoor on his parents' love story, his father's multiple romantic relationships and his second mother Neela Devi.

Shammi Kapoor: The actor who returned after 18 flops to change the 'Bollywood hero' forever

October 22, 2021 8:34 am

Whether it was his raw charm or animal magnetism, Shammi Kapoor was hardly the material Bollywood called its leading man in the 60s. On Shammi Kapoor's birth anniversary, here's looking at the 'Rebel Star' who changed the face of Bollywood's leading men.

Indian Idol 12: Manoj Muntashir apologises for 'factual error' regarding Shammi Kapoor's second marriage, see his post

May 05, 2021 1:24 pm

Manoj Muntashir had mentioned Shammi Kapoor and his relationship with his late wife and actor Geeta Baali. He went on to say on Indian Idol 12 that Kapoor never married again, but the truth is that he married Naila Devi.

As Bollywood prepares to return to Kashmir, a look back at its love affair with the valley

February 17, 2021 8:35 am

Bollywood's love story with the picturesque Kashmir dates back to the 1960s and 70s. Shammi Kapoor immortalised 'shikara' on the Dal Lake in the song "Tareef karun kya uski" as he wooed a beautiful Sharmila Tagore in Kashmir Ki Kali.

Shammi Kapoor's real contribution to Hindi cinema was the idea of abandon: Mahesh Bhatt

October 21, 2018 10:14 am

Shammi Kapoor's real contribution to Hindi cinema was the idea of 'abandon.' He brought emotional abandon to acting and song-and-dance. He broke away from the behavioural pattern that contained the fingerprints of the bygone era, in the process modernising the art of commercial cinema.

On Shammi Kapoor's birth anniversary, three of his greatest fans share their favourite Shammi song

October 21, 2018 2:05 pm

There's no better way to honour the memory of the Yahoo star than to celebrate his exceptional musical legacy that includes such evergreen hits as Basant, Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Kashmir Ki Kali, Junglee and Teesri Manzil.

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Asha Parekh says Shammi Kapoor was her favourite

October 02, 2017 1:03 pm

Happy birthday Asha Parekh: On her 75th birthday today the veteran actor is experiencing mixed-feelings. The hospital, which was her dream project and to which she's devoted 55 years of her life has closed down. But that doesn't stop us from celebrating the 'Hit girl's' birthday.

Remembering Shammi Kapoor’s rich musical and dancing legacy

August 15, 2017 11:03 am

Most Hindi movie buffs know that it was Shammi Kapoor, along with Dev Anand, who set the template for your typical Bollywood hero. But few know that the Yahoo star, who died on August 14, 2011, had a great ear for music. As Ranbir Kapoor once declared, “Music was a big theme of his life.”


On Shammi Kapoor's death anniversary, a look at his rare photos

August 14, 2019 11:33 am

Bollywood superstar Shammi Kapoor passed away on this date in 2011. He was 79. Here we pay a pictorial tribute to the man who was dubbed as the 'Elvis Presley of India.'

Remembering Shammi Kapoor on his 86th birth anniversary

October 21, 2017 1:03 pm

Shammi Kapoor had an illustrious career in a career spanning over five decades in Hindi cinema. With films like 'Tumsa Nahin Dekha' and 'Junglee', the audience fell in love with his spontaneity on screen. Through ups and downs in his entire life, he kept working in films and made his last appearance in 'Rockstar' (2011).