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Shammi Kapoor


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.”

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

December 14, 2016 1:14 pm

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

April 20, 2016 11:29 am

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

May 11, 2015 5:22 pm

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

February 11, 2015 4:25 pm

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


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).