Shammi Kapoor

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Shammi Kapoor

Born: October 21,1931 Mumbai, Maharastra, India

Spouse: Neela Devi Gohil,Geeta Bali

Parents: Ramsarni Kapoor,Prithviraj Kapoor

Zodiac: Libra

Height: 6 feet 0 inches

Biography: Shammi Kapoor (born Shamsher Raj Kapoor) was the younger brother of legendary actor Raj Kapoor and son of Prithviraj Kapoor. Shammi Kapoor ruled the 50's, 60's and 70's era of indian cimema with his performances, his stylish playboy image and his dance moves. He made his Hindi Film debut in 1953 with the film Jeevan Jyoti, and went on to deliver hits like Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dil Deke Dekho, Singapore, Junglee, College Girl, Professor, China Town, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Kashmir Ki Kali, Janwar, Teesri Manzil, An Evening in Paris, Bramhachari, Andaz and Sachaai. He received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1968 for his performance in Brahmachari and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Vidhaata in 1982. Through the 80's and 90's he was mainly seen in supporting roles in movies. He made his last appearance in Imtiaz Ali's directorial venture Rockstar co-starring with his grand-nephew Ranbir Kapoor, the grandson of his brother Raj Kapoor. He married actress Geeta Bali in 1955 and has a son Aditya raj Kapoor and daughter Kanchan. After the death of Geeta Bali in 1965, Shammi Kapoor married Neila Devi in 1969. He passed away at the age of 79 due to chronic renal failure.

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