Shammi Kapoor


Shammi Kapoor  was born on 21 October 1931 and died in 14 August 2011 due to Chronic Kidney disease. He was an Indian film actor and director. He was a prominent lead actor in Hindi cinema from the Mid 1950s until the early 1970s and also made a debut in Tamil cinema with the 1992 blockbuster crime drama Amaran. 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 1970s. 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.

Nick Name Shammi
Full Name Shammi Kapoor
DOB October 21, 1931
Star Sign Libra
Profession Film actor and Director
Country India
Personel Info
Place of Birth Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
School St. Joseph's convent,Don Bosco And New Era School,(Mumbai)
College Ramnarain Ruia College
Qualifications Matric
Parents Prithviraj Kapoor. Ramsarni Kapoor
Siblings Shashi Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Nandi Kapoor, Urmila Sial Kapoor, Devi Kapoor
Martial_status Married
Affairs Neila Devi and Geeta Bali
Spouse Neila Devi (m. 1969–2011), Geeta Bali (m. 1955–1965)
Height 1.80 m
Weight 80 Kg
Hairs Black
Eyes Brown
Body Hourglass
Hobbies Playing musical instruments