Shammi Kapoor

Interesting Facts About Him

Birthday & Real Name

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Shammi Kapoor born as Shamsher Raj Kapoor on 21 October 1931 in Bombay

The Stylish Actor actually loved computer. He got access to the internet before internet came to India. He was the first film personality who create his own website.

Internet Guru

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He Almost Gave-up Acting

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Shammi Kapoor  started his career as junior artist in his father's theatre company.  His first Hindi movie was Jeevan jyoti and after that he did almost 20 films but He did not get any recognition .

Shammi Kapoor taste success with 1957 movie Tumsa Nahi Dekha. This film made him star.

First Success

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The Elvis Presley of Bollywood

Because of his dancing style he consider as the Hollywood Star Elvis Presley.

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True Libra

Shammi Kapoor was  a  Romantic person. He fell in love with Nutan, A belly Dancer, Mumtaz and many others. 

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He Married twice, First he got married to his lady love Geeta Bali and after her death he Married with Neila Devi 

Marriages

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He was a big follower of Haidakhan Baba, at that time he started wearing Rudraksha Mala and put A Tilak on his forehead.

Spiritual Journey

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Director

Shammi Kapoor Directed two films in 70s . Manoranjan (1974) & Bundal Baaz (1976) After that he appeared as character actor

Shammi Kapoor Died on 14 August 2011 due chronic Kidney failure

Death

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