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Shammi Kapoor Biography

About Shammi Kapoor

Shammi Kapoor shook and shimmied, bringing alive the movie screens with his larger than life presence.

Shamsher Raj Kapoor was born on 21st October 1931 in Mumbai, India. His father was Prithiviraj Kapoor, a theater personality. His brothers were well known actors, Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor.

Shammi Kapoor was married to an actress Geeta Bali with whom he had two children. She succumbed to small pox in 1966 while he was filming Teesri Manzil. He was briefly involved with actress Mumtaz. He married Neela in 1969.

He won the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.