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Shammi Kapoor

Actor, Director
21 October 1931 to 13 August 2011

An iconic stars of Hindi cinema in the 1950s and 60s, Kapoor was born into an acting family but experienced a succession of flops before finding enduring success with Junglee (1961). He remained much in demand thereafter, with highlights including Brahmachari (1968), Vidhata (1982), Hero (1983) and Prem Rog (1982).

- Read Shammi Kapoor's Guardian Obituary
- Read Shammi Kapoor's Telegraph Obituary