Indian film actor and director Shammi Kapoor was known for his stellar performances and his talented dancing skills. Born on October 21, 1931 as Shamsher Raj Kapoor, to parents- filmmaker Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor was one of the popular lead actors of Hindi cinema in the mid-1950s until the early 1970s. Kapoor who passed away on August 13, 2011, marked his debut in 1953 with the film Jeewan Jyoti and went on to deliver some superhit movies including Kashmir Ki Kali, Teesri Manzil, An Evening in Paris, Brahmachari, Andaz and many others.
On Shammi Kapoor’s death anniversary today, here are some of the best songs like Badan Pe Sitare, O Haseena Zulfo Wali and others by India’s very own Elvis Presley which have a special place in the hearts of every fan. Check it out!
Badan Pe Sitaare from the film Prince- Sung by Mohammed Rafi, the music track is known for Shammi Kapoor’s charismatic performance and iconic moves.
Chahe Koi Mujhe Koi Junglee Kahe from the film Junglee- Shammi Kapoor and Saira Banu featured in the song sung by Mohammed Rafi and composed by Shankar Jaikishen. Also Read: Vivek Dahiya Pulls Off A Shammi Kapoor On Sets, Recreates Retro Magic
O Haseena Zulfo Wali from the film Teesri Manzil- Shammi Kapoor immortalised the iconic dance number with his infectious energy and sizzling moves and performance with Asha Parekh.
Aaja Aaja Mai Hun Pyaar Tera from the film Teesri Manzil- Sung by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle and composed by RD Burman, Shammi Kapoor won hearts with his charismatic performance with Asha Parekh.
Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyaar Ke Charche from the film Brahmachari- Sung by Suman Kalyanpur and Mohammed Rafi, Shammi Kapoor was known for his ‘shimmi’ step. The song also featured Mumtaz and Pran.
Meanwhile, on Shammi Kapoor’s death anniversary, these stellar performances of the late actor only remind every fan of his charismatic screen presence and charm.
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