REMEMBERING SHAMMI KAPOOR

  • Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at film fest August 19, 2011

    Panaji: Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa on September 15, the organisers said on Thursday. "As a tribute to the legendary actor Shammi Kapoor, a special screening of his film 'Brahmachari' would be showcased during the...
  • There'll never be another Shammi Kapoor: Chopra August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who attended late actor Shammi Kapoor's funeral on Monday, said there will never be anyone who can come even close to the 79yearold actor. "I am so sad that I don't even feel like talking right now. He was a great actor. His style and his...
  • Shammiji told Jaya he's tired: Big B August 15, 2011

    New Delhi: His neversaydie attitude had begun to ebb, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose wife Jaya had spoken to Shammi Kapoor a few days before he died. "He had got tired during the last two days. Never one to give up, he spoke, for the first time in a tone that...
  • I'll ensure my sons know Shammi Kapoor: Hrithik August 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, an ardent Shammi Kapoor fan, says he will introduce the magic of the late actor, who passed away on Sunday, to his two sons Hrehaan, five, and Hridhaan, three. "Legends like Shammi Kapoor do not die...he lives, inside us, around us. A journey such...
  • SRK, Ranbir bid final adieu to Shammi Kapoor August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who shared screen space with Shammi Kapoor in "Chamatkar" (1992), paid his homage to the late actor at his Malabar Hill home on Sunday evening. Shah Rukh, who came in a black BMW, did not stay inside the house for very long and also restrained...
  • Politicians mourn Shammi Kapoor's death August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's political fraternity on Sunday condoled the death of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor. The 79yearold actor was on dialysis for the last few days and was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai where he breathed his last at 5:15 a.m. Maharashtra Governor K....
  • Kapoor's death shocks Kannada film industry August 15, 2011

    Bangalore: Dancing King Shammi Kapoor's death early on Sunday morning has shocked many Kannada film personalities who were close to the flamboyant star who changed the course of film entertainment in his heyday. Director S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu, who helmed three Hindi films featuring Shammi Kapoor, was the first to express his...
  • Family, friends pour in at Kapoor's residence August 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Nephew Randhir Kapoor, grandnieces Karisma and Kareena, costar Amitabh Bachchan, director Imtiaz Ali and many more visited the Blue Heaven Society on Malabar Hill to pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor, who breathed his last on Sunday morning at the Breach Candy Hospital. He was 79. He will be cremated Monday...
  • Shammi Kapoor's leading ladies miss the star August 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Sharmila Tagore and Saira Banu who made their Bollywood debuts with Shammi Kapoor in "Kashmir Ki Kali" and "Junglee" respectively said they will miss the star who was "high spirited and so full of life". Sharmila Tagore, who made her foray into Hindi films with Shammi Kapoor in 1961 romantic...
  • Shammi was a fabulous singer: Mangeshkar August 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has remembered Shammi Kapoor as a big star and good human being and revealed that the late actor was a fabulous singer. "I am very upset after hearing the demise of Shammiji. He was one of the biggest stars of Bollywood, but before that he...
  • B'wood mourns the death of Shammi Kapoor August 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan feels that with the demise of Shammi Kapoor Bollywood's flamboyance and joi de verve has been lost, while Riteish Deshmukh described the "Junglee" star as the most stylish actor ever. Mourning the death of the legend, actors young and old on Sunday expressed sadness over the era...
  • Father was a lively person: Aditya Raj Kapoor August 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Aditya Raj Kapoor has described his father Shammi Kapoor, who died on Sunday morning, as a "happy and lively person" and has hoped his fans will pray his soul rests in peace. "He was a very happy and lively person. His life was going good. But he was on dialysis...