SHAMMI KAPOOR

  • Salman is the number one hero, SRK is charming: Aamir Khan December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who has been ruling Bollywood along with Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan for over 20 years, says there is no secret formula behind their long and successful innings in the industry. Aamir, who often draws comparison from the two Khans in terms of ranking...
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair May 10, 2013

    Director Sonam Nair joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new film 'Gippi'. Q. Why you tried to explore this type of movies..movies on teenage are hardly made in Bollywood? Asked by: Kabirr A. I think teen years are the best years of...
  • Being a Kapoor, acting is genetic: Kareena Kapoor May 9, 2013

    Mumbai: When Kareena Kapoor says that acting is in her genes, the actress, who represents the fourth generation of her family, is absolutely right as the Kapoor family enjoys about an 85year long association with arclight, greasepaint and camera. It was Kareena's greatgrandfather Prithviraj Kapoor who laid down the foundation of...
  • Government honours South actors recommended by Mohan May 6, 2013

    Chennai: Popular Tamil film and TV actor Mohan Raman, also a well known philatelist, was pleasantly surprised when the government honoured actors he had recommended from the south through 50 stamps that were released at the 60th National Film Awards. President Pranab Mukherjee released the stamps Friday commemorating 50 iconic film...
  • Happy with the response to 'Badtameez dil': Ayan Mukerji April 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Ranbir Kapoor's highonenergy moves in new song Badtameez Dil from his forthcoming movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani are being compared to his late granduncle Shammi Kapoor's famous dancing style. Shammi Kapoor's typical moves from Aaja aaja from the 1966 movie Teesri Manzil and Baar Baar Dekho from...
  • Aamir now owns a Shammi Kapoor's jacket August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan can now take pride in owning legendary actor Shammi Kapoor's jacket, one among the six film memorabilia items he bid for, at the Osian's Cinefan auction here. Aamir spent a total of Rs.238,000 at the event. The auction was held as part of the ongoing...
  • Aamir Khan now owns Shammi Kapoor's jacket August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Superstar Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao successfully bid for film memorabilia worth Rs 2,38,000 at the first Osian'sCinefan auction, including Shammi Kapoor's jacket for Rs 88,000. The auction, held in the Capital yesterday as a part of the ongoing Osian's film festival, turned out to be a...
  • Iconic last tweets by celebrities: 'Be inspired' July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: If you did not know that death stared you in the face, what would be the last message you would send out to the world? Would it be mundane and impersonal? Last tweets of celebrities have assumed the same status as the last words before death. They tell...
  • Does Bollywood need another Satyajit Ray? June 27, 2012

    Mumbai: My address really was to blame. Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai in the sixties was idyllic, a glam but quiet Beverley Hills. Green, leafy with bungalows, the monstrous hirises hadnt yet come into the frame it was a hilly suburb, far from the madding crowd and only minutes away...
  • Assertive women and macho men in Bollywood now March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The script has changed in Bollywood in the last 60 years the women are more worldly, the men more macho and the cinema itself more technosavvy, almost as good as Hollywood, says veteran cinema writer and critic Bhaichand Patel. "The women in Hindi cinema are more assertive though...
  • Bollywood 'Walk of the Stars' begin with Kapoors March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The popular Kapoor family of Bollywood will be felicitated with tiles and two statues at the inauguration of UTV Stars' property 'Walk of the Stars' at the Bandra Bandstand Promenade here Wednesday. The property, akin to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, will be launched in the company of Kareena Kapoor...
  • Shammi Kapoor's Twitter account hacked January 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Twitter account of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, who passed away on August 14, 2011, has been reportedly hacked. The recent tweet from his account says, "Are you serious about starting your own business in 2012? you have to check this out [URL redacted]." When you click...
  • SRK to pay tribute to Dev Anand at an award show January 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will pay tribute to legendary actors Shammi Kapoor and Dev Anand at an award function. Khan, 46, will try to reprise the trademark dancing style of Kapoor and the old world charm of evergreen actor Dev Anand on the stage of Colors Screen...
  • Tribute to Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand from Shahid December 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor, known for his dancing skills, will pay a tribute to legendary actors Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor, who passed away this year, at the Zee Cine Awards 2012 to be held in Macau next month. The event is scheduled to take place at The Venetian...
  • To those we said goodbye in 2011... RIP December 23, 2011

    New Delhi: They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to remember their magic and say adieu once again to some of those who left us in 2011. Bhimsen Joshi: In what was described as the...
  • After 10 years, Shashi in theatre for 'Rockstar' November 19, 2011

    Mumbai: His frail condition notwithstanding, yesteryear star Shashi Kapoor went to watch 'Rockstar', his late brother Shammi's last big screen performance, at a theatre after almost a decade. The muchpraised film had a most unexpected patron in wheelchairbound Shashi Monday evening. The 73yearold, who emblazoned his name across the marquee with romantic...
  • Kareena to pay tribute to Raj Kapoor November 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Initially it was announced that Bebo would pay tribute to her grand uncle Shammi Kapoor by performing to his tracks at an awards event. Now, however, the plan has changed and the actress will pay tribute to her grandfather Raj Kapoor and dance to his chartbusters. On November 1,...
  • Shammi Kapoor wanted a longer role in 'Rockstar' November 10, 2011

    Gurgaon, Haryana: It has been four years since Ranbir Kapoor made his Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2009 film Saawariya but the actor says his journey in the industry has just begun. The 29yearold actor, who is eight films old, will next be seen playing a rockstar in Imtiaz Ali's...
  • Aamir Khan's next film is titled 'Talaash' November 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's long talaash for the right title for his film has finally ended. The movie, directed by Reema Kagti, has been titled Talaash! Mr Perfectionist was keen on the right name and though it was being referred to as The Act of Murder and later as Dhuan, they...
  • The music of Shammi Kapoor October 16, 2011

    Five days ahead of Shammi Kapoor's 80th birthday, Rishi Kapoor released a music album dedicated to the late actor. ...
  • An extravaganza of 200 films at Mumbai Film Fest September 21, 2011

    Mumbai: The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, beginning next month, offers an extravaganza of 200 films from across the globe for connoisseurs and will pay tribute to legendary film personalities like Shammi Kapoor, Mani Kaul and M F Husain, organisers said. An initiative by the Reliance Entertainment and being organised by the...
  • Today's actors dance ridiculously: Randhir Kapoor September 16, 2011

    Panaji: Veteran Bollywood actor Randhir Kapoor today said the current day actors dance ridiculously and their steps resemble 'yoga asanas'. "Actors of today are made to do ridiculous steps. May be you can call them yoga asanas," Randhir said in his speech here at the South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), where...
  • Family gets nostalgic about Shammi Kapoor September 5, 2011

    Mumbai: The Kapoor clan came together last week for a very special gettogether, hosted by Krishna Raj Kapoor, in memory of Shammi Kapoor. Shammi uncle used to love food. He used to come by to my mother's place for one of her special meals whenever he could. So my mother suggested...
  • Shammi Kapoor's ashes immersed in Dal Lake September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: He romanced a bevy of Bollywood beauties in the snowcapped mountains of Kashmir in films like Kashmir Ki Kali and Junglee and immortalised the shikara on the Dal Lake in the song Tareef karun kya uski. And finally, veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor has become a part of that...
  • First look: Ranbir Kapoor's 'Rockstar' September 1, 2011

    Here's a look at the first trailer of 'Rockstar' starring Ranbir Kapoor and newcomer Nargis Fakhri. ...
  • Tribute to Shammi at South Asian Film Festival September 1, 2011

    Panaji: The sixth edition of South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), an annual event organised by the South Asia Foundation (SAF) will focus on 'Dissolving Boundaries' spreading the message of togetherness and oneness among South Asian countries. The organisers said the fourday festival to be held in Goa between September 1518, will...
  • 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...