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

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.

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

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.


EXCLUSIVE Interview: Asha Parekh says Shammi Kapoor was her favourite

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

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.”

Happy Birthday Raj Kapoor: Stars remembers Showman of Bollywood, see rare images

Raj Kapoor, your films and songs are going to be cherished forever. Here is a look at the life and times of Bollywood's original showman on his birth anniversary.

Deewana mujhsa nahin: The colourful life of Shammi Kapoor captured in a book

Filled with exuberant highs and depressing lows, both influencing and portraying a paradigmatic shift in the Indian film hero, his was a life that demanded to be told- and veteran film journalist Rauf Ahmed does it justice.


Only resentment is that Shammi Kapoor never got recognised by the government, tweets Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor is disappointed at not appreciating his uncle and late actor Shammi Kapoor's contribution to Indian cinema.

Shammiji was a supportive father: Aditya Raj Kapoor

"My father was very supportive of my decision," Aditya said.

'Mastana Shammi' to celebrate Shammi Kapoor's zest for life

To showcase Shammi Kapoor's zest for acting, a film festival titled "Mastana Shammi" will be telecasted on zee classic.

Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor to do a cameo in 'Everest'

Aditya Raj Kapoor will enter the show 'Everest' this month.

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

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

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).