Rishi Kapoor shared a tweet remembering the legendary actor Shammi Kapoor on his death anniversary
Shammi Kapoor is one of the greatest actors of Hindi Cinema. However, the legend left us on 14th August 2011. He was 79 and the actor has given us films like Junglee, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris and many more.
Actor Rishi Kapoor has been staying in New York since more than 10 months but never misses out on remembering birthdays or keeping a tab on latest news updates. On the occasion of late superstar Shammi Kapoor’s death anniversary, Rishi took to Twitter to remember him.
Shammi Kapoor won the Filmfare award for Best Actor for ‘Brahmachari’ in 1969
Sharing a picture from the star’s younger days, Rishi wrote, “Remembering Shammi Kapoor. Left us 14th August 2011. Never a star like him!”
Shammi Kapoor was born on October 21, 1931, in Mumbai and was the second son of yet another legendary actor, Prithviraj Kapoor. The charismatic actor made his debut with the movie Jeevan Jyoti in the year 1953. Post that, there was no looking back for him as he started giving back – to – back hit movies like Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dil Deke Dekho, Andaz, and many others. On the later part of his career, Shammi Kapoor came to be known as the handsome green-eyed romantic hero who danced like a dream.
The actor has received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1968 for his performance in ‘Brahmachari’ and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Vidhaata’ in 1982.