Shammi Kapoor

  • Salman is the number one hero, SRK is charming: Aamir Khan 14-12-2013 03:08 PM

    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 and...
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair 10-05-2013 04:31 PM

    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 our lives, and also the most...
  • Being a Kapoor, acting is genetic: Kareena Kapoor 09-05-2013 06:07 PM

    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 85-year long association with arclight, greasepaint and camera. It was Kareena's great-grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor who laid down the foundation...
  • Government honours South actors recommended by Mohan 06-05-2013 12:25 PM

    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...
  • Happy with the response to 'Badtameez dil': Ayan Mukerji 10-04-2013 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Ranbir Kapoor's high-on-energy moves in new song Badtameez Dil from his forthcoming movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani are being compared to his late grand-uncle 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...
  • Tribute to Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand from Shahid 31-12-2011 12:31 PM

    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...
  • To those we said goodbye in 2011... RIP 23-12-2011 05:26 PM

    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...
  • After 10 years, Shashi in theatre for 'Rockstar' 19-11-2011 06:08 PM

    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 much-praised film had a most unexpected patron in wheelchair-bound Shashi Monday evening. The 73-year-old, who emblazoned his name across the marquee...
  • Kareena to pay tribute to Raj Kapoor 14-11-2011 12:56 PM

    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' 10-11-2011 04:52 PM

    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 29-year-old actor, who is eight films old, will next be seen playing a rockstar in Imtiaz...
  • Aamir Khan's next film is titled 'Talaash' 10-11-2011 04:19 PM

    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 16-10-2011 05:53 PM

    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 21-09-2011 05:22 PM

    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...
  • Today's actors dance ridiculously: Randhir Kapoor 16-09-2011 03:42 PM

    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),...
  • Family gets nostalgic about Shammi Kapoor 05-09-2011 07:31 PM

    Mumbai: The Kapoor clan came together last week for a very special get-together, 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...
  • Shammi Kapoor's ashes immersed in Dal Lake 03-09-2011 02:28 PM

    Mumbai: He romanced a bevy of Bollywood beauties in the snow-capped 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' 01-09-2011 03:36 PM

    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 01-09-2011 11:59 AM

    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 four-day festival to be held in Goa between September 15-18,...
  • Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at film fest 19-08-2011 02:33 AM

    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...
  • Shammi Kapoor was like a mentor: Asha Parekh 17-08-2011 05:43 PM

    Mumbai: Asha Parekh remembers her late co-star Shammi Kapoor as a mentor who taught her how to perform in the songs and how to do lip-sync in the song sequences. She is also concerned about his wife, whose life revolved round the star of hits like Junglee and Teesri Manzil....
  • There'll never be another Shammi Kapoor: Chopra 15-08-2011 05:22 PM

    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 79-year-old actor. "I am so sad that I don't even feel like talking right now. He was a great actor. His style and...
  • Shammiji told Jaya he's tired: Big B 15-08-2011 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: His never-say-die 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...
  • I'll ensure my sons know Shammi Kapoor: Hrithik 15-08-2011 04:38 PM

    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...
  • Remembering Shammi Kapoor, the tech buff 15-08-2011 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: Shammi Kapoor - Bolywood's original king of romance passed away on Sunday. The brilliant entertainer with infectious energy and the famous hand jive will live in the memories of his fans forever. The man was a lot more than just being an onscreen charmer. When the all important...
  • Shammi Kapoor's last rites conclude in Mumbai 15-08-2011 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: The legendary Shammi Kapoor's last rites just concluded in Mumbai. The who's who of Bollywood were seen there -- apart from the famous Kapoor family members. Bollywood had mourned the death of the actor who had this infectious energetic charm about him. Politicians, actors and fans united in...
  • SRK, Ranbir bid final adieu to Shammi Kapoor 15-08-2011 12:01 PM

    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...
  • Politicians mourn Shammi Kapoor's death 15-08-2011 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's political fraternity on Sunday condoled the death of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor. The 79-year-old 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...