Shammi Kapoor was one of the most gifted Indian cinema actors to have ever lived. However, he was not a prominent actor right from his debut. It took him nearly 18 flops to overturn his fate and become one of the greatest actors in Bollywood. The actor would have turned 86 today, if it wasn’t for his demise on Aug. 14, 2011.
Shammi was a talented actor right from an early age, as his theatrics was unique among the rest of the actors of his time. He played many roles in his movies but was good at portraying the urban man as he had certain comfort with western modernity. He was not all about acting as when it came to dancing, he set the floor on fire with his incredible dancing skills.
Today on the occasion of his birth anniversary we would like to share some of Shammi Kapoor’s greatest songs that will take you back in time to the golden era of Bollywood.