Shammi Kapoor

  • Birthday: 21. October 1931
  • Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Awards: 1968 – Filmfare Best Actor Award, Brahmachari, 1982 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, Vidhata, 1995 – Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002 – Invaluable Contribution To Indian Cinema at the IIFA, 2005 – Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999 – Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement, 2001 – Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award, 1998 – Kalakar Awards – Special Award for "contribution in Indian Cinema", 2001 – Anandalok Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, Living Legend Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), 2008 – Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Indian cinema at the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), Rashtriya Gaurav Award

Biography

Shammi Kapoor (born Shamsher Raj Kapoor; 21 October 1931 – 14 August 2011) was an Indian film actor and director. He was a prominent lead actor in Hindi cinema from the late 1950s until the early 1970s. He received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1968 for his performance in Brahmachari and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Vidhaata in 1982.

Shammi Kapoor is hailed as one of the most entertaining lead actors that Hindi cinema has ever produced. He was one of the leading stars of Hindi cinema during the late 1950s, the 1960s and early '70s. He made his Hindi Film debut in 1953 with the film Jeevan Jyoti, and went on to deliver hits like Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dil Deke Dekho, Singapore, Junglee, College Girl, Professor, China Town, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Kashmir Ki Kali, Janwar, Teesri Manzil, An Evening in Paris, Bramhachari, Andaz and Sachaai.


Movies

1981 - Ahista Ahista
1979 - Ahsaas
1991 - Ajooba
1967 - An Evening in Paris
1971 - Andaz
1981 - Armaan
1989 - Bade Ghar Ki Beti
1989 - Batwara
1963 - Bluff Master
1961 - Boy Friend
1968 - Brahmachari
1966 - Budtameez
1976 - Bundal Baaz
1992 - Chamatkar
1959 - Char Dil Char Rahen
1974 - Chhote Sarkar - 1974
1962 - China Town - 1962
1960 - College Girl
Daata
1982 - Desh Premee
1959 - Dil Deke Dekho
1962 - Dil Tera Diwana
1985 - Ek Se Bhale Do
1993 - Gardish
1994 - Gopi Kishan
1981 - Harjaee
1987 - Himmat Aur Mehanat
1987 - Hukumat
1992 - Humshakal
1988 - Ijaazat
1971 - Jaane-Anjaane
1971 - Jawan Mohabbat
1953 - Jeewan Jyoti
1960 - Junglee
1986 - Kala Dhanda Goray Log
1964 - Kashmir Ki Kali
1991 - Lakshmanrekha
1974 - Manoranjan
1979 - Meera
1992 - Nishchaiy
1970 - Pagla Kahin Ka
1977 - Parvarish
1966 - Preet Na Jane Reet
1971 - Preetam
1982 - Prem Rog
1969 - Prince
1962 - Professor
1981 - Professor Pyarelal
1963 - Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
1964 - Rajkumar - 1964
1981 - Rocky
1969 - Sachaai
1975 - Salaakhen
1950 - Samadhi
1963 - Shaheed Bhagat Singh
1978 - Shalimar
1960 - Singapore
1984 - Sohni Mahiwal
1966 - Teesri Manzil
1957 - Tumsa Nahin Dekha - 1957
1958 - Ujala
1982 - Vidhaata
1982 - Yeh Vaada Raha
1975 - Zameer