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Shammi Kapoor passes away News

  • | October 1st, 2012

    Asha Parekh, happy birthday!

    Asha Parekh, happy birthday!

    Legendary actor Asha Parekh turns 70 on October 2. We wish the beautiful and big-hearted lady a very happy and fun-filled birthday!
    In Bollywood, the month of October is considered special, most importantly because it marks the birthday of two iconic Bollywood stars – Amitabh Bachchan (Oct 11) and Rekha (Oct 10). Click here to read more

  • | June 28th, 2012

    R.I.P. Shammi Kapoor: Bollywood tweets

    R.I.P. Shammi Kapoor: Bollywood tweets

    Twitter is flooded with messages remembering the veteran actor who passed away on August 14
    Amitabh Bachchan:
    Shammi Kapoor ji passed away this morning at 5:15 am .. Rushing there now .. the flamboyance and joi de verve of the Industry lost ! Click here to read more

  • | May 18th, 2012

    Bollywood mourns Shammi Kapoor

    Bollywood mourns Shammi Kapoor

    A shadow of gloom cast over the Hindi film industry as news of veteran actor Shammi Kapoor’s death spread on Sunday morning
    “It is a terrible shock. Shammi Kapoor was a wonderful human being. He is eternal,” said Kapoor’s long-time co-star Saira Banu.
    “Shammi ji … An entire life full of optimism and happy spirit, caring loving to all … Now suddenly silent,” tweeted actor Amitabh Bachchan.
    Actor Hema Malini said, “A very sad day for the Hindi film industry.The film fraternity has lost one of the most loved actors and a much adored human being today, Shammiji. Click here to read more

  • | August 16th, 2011

    Why Shammi Kapoor is our rockstar!

    Why Shammi Kapoor is our rockstar!

    Think Shammi Kapoor and you are bound to think of his dances. For an actor who didn’t study dance formally, that’s quite an achievement, isn’t it? Click here to read more

  • | August 16th, 2011

    Rajinikanth condoles Shammi Kapoor’s death

    Rajinikanth condoles Shammi Kapoor’s death

    The Superstar says he is a big fan of the veteran actor, who passed away August 14
    Rajinikanth offered his condolences over the death of Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, in a statement. He said, “I am a great admirer and a huge fan of Shammiji. His energy on screen is a treat to watch and I have loved every bit of it. His demise is a huge loss to the film industry and fraternity and mainly to his millions of fans. I convey my heartfelt condolences to all in his family. Click here to read more

  • | August 16th, 2011

    Shammi Kapoor (October 21, 1931-August 14, 2011): A life well lived

    Shammi Kapoor (October 21, 1931-August 14, 2011): A life well lived

    The veteran actor passed away early morning August 14
    Shammi Kapoor, who had been suffering from chronic renal failure, passed away at 5.15am on Sunday in a Mumbai hospital. He was 79 years old. Shammi had been on dialysis for the past few years, but his condition had further deteriorated in the past week and he had been placed on ventilator support. Click here to read more

  • | August 16th, 2011

    Shammi Kapoor – actor with winning ways

    Shammi Kapoor – actor with winning ways

    The veteran who passed away this morning received a number of prestigious awards
    Shammi Kapoor was perhaps identified by his peppy, Westernised manner in various roles. And the audiences lapped it up. For the many films that he was part of, he received a number of reputed awards, mainly for his lifetime of achievement in films. Click here to read more

  • | August 14th, 2011

    Shammi Kapoor: filmography

    Shammi Kapoor: filmography

    When he passed away, Shammi Kapoor was ready to star in his grand nephew Ranbir Kapoor’s upcoming film, Rockstar. That was just the latest in an impressive list of 136 films. Here’s the list of his contributions to Bollywood: Click here to read more

  • | August 14th, 2011

    When Shammi Kapoor forgot his dialogue…

    When Shammi Kapoor forgot his dialogue…

    True to the ‘T’, Shammi Kapoor described himself on Twitter as ‘Renaissance man, retired actor and computer buff’. Excerpts from a recent interview:
    What’s the best thing of being in the Indian film industry for over five decades?
    The most wonderful thing about the films of my times was the innocence. Those were happy movies…hero meets heroine, chases her, used to sing 7-8 songs for fasao-ing (impressing) her, then last mein Pranji ki tarah ek villain bhi aa jayenge. The hero has a climax fight with Pran to save the heroine. And at the end, the lovers are united. I belong to the era when films were simple, they didn’t tax your brains. At least, my films were not thought-provoking, they were hardcore entertainers. Click here to read more