Sunday, August 14, 2011

Shammi Kapoor biography and History

Born: October 21, 1931 
Born in Mumbai, India 
Nationality: Indian 
Career: Actor 
Shammi Kapoor, hailed to be "Elvis Presley of India, is one of the best Bollywood actors that has ever produced. He was a major star in Bollywood in the years 1950 and 1960. One of the sons of successful film and theater actor Prithviraj Kapoor, Shammi was a very versatile actor. 
He debuted in Bollywood in 1953 with the film "Jeevan Jyoti" and went on to deliver hits like "Tumse Nahin Dekha", "Dil Deke Dekho", "Junglee", "China Town", "Professor", "Rajkumar" Teesri Manzil "," An Evening In Paris "," Bramhachari 'and' Andaaz '. 

Shammi Kapoor was born as "Shamsher Raj Kapoor 'on 21 October 1931 in Mumbai, India. 
Most of his diminutive "Shammi, Kapoor is the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, actor  and  theater, and his wife, Rama Kapoor. Although born in Bombay, he spent much of his childhood in Calcutta, where his father was associated with New Theatres Studios, played in films. It was only in Calcutta that he made his Monntessary and kindergarten. After his return to Bombay, he first went to the monastery of St. Joseph (Wadala), and then at Don Bosco School. Shammi Kapoor, the teachings of the New Era School, Hughes Road .
Early Life
Shammi Kapoor had a short stay in Ruia College, then joined his father's theatrical 'Prithvi Theatres. "He entered the world of cinema in 1948 as a junior artist, at a salary of Rs.50 per month.Kapoor, Prithvi Theatres was with for the next four years and gets his last payment is Rs.300, in 1952. He debuted in Bollywood in 1953, when the film "Jeevan Jyoti" was released. It was directed by Mr. Mahesh Kaul and Chand Usmani Kapoor's first heroine. 
Film Career 
Shammi Kapoor was known as "Elvis Presley of India," a funny and energetic roles, and his amazing dance sequences. Although he began with serious, the comedy film gradually became his forte. 
Films like  "Tumse Nahin Dekha" (his first big hit) and "Dil Deke Dekho" has established him as a lightweight playboy heart. Some  time later, he starred in "Junglee" (1961) and his new image received consolidation. Most of his successful films were the same species. Mohammed Rafi, a friend of Kapoor, was his most preferred choice as his voice playback. 
In his first years in Bollywood, Kapoor is the established heroines like Madhubala, playing second fiddle to them. 
In time he began to be linked most often with new heroines. Of these, Asha Parekh, Saira Banu and Sharmila Tagore became huge stars in the future. In the first half of 1960, Kapoor was seen in popular movies like "professor", "China Town", "Dil Char Char Rahen", "Raat ke Raahi", "Dil Tera Diwan", "Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya", "China Town "," Kashmir Ki Kali "," Bluff Master "," Janwar "and" Rajkumar ". In 1968 he received the first Filmfare award in his career, "Best Actor" (Brahmachari). 
In 1970, Kapoor weight problem turned out to be an obstacle in his path to success, and ended his career as a romantic hero .One of his recent hits, in which he played a major role, was "Andaz" (1971). As time moved to the professional roles and acted in films like "Zameer", "Hero" and "Vidhaata". In 1974, the director put on his hat and made "Manoranjan", a film based on Irma La Douce. Two years later he made 'Bandalbaaz "(1976). However, both films are not for practicing magic at the box office. His last appearance as an actor,  he was late in the 2006 film" sandwich ". 
Personal Life

Shammi Kapoor met Geeta Bali in 1955, while filming "Rangeen Raaten," which was the main lead and played the episode. They fell in love, but because it was a year older to him and referring to his older brother and father, were skeptical. Four months after the first meeting, they decided to get married. Shammi and Geeta went to temples Banganga, near Road Napean Sea of ​​Mumbai, and is married to Hari Wales as the only witness. Only after the wedding, that has informed his parents. 
Couple lived a life of happiness in the coming years and had a son the following year. 
Aditya Raj Kapoor was born on 1 July 1956, it Shirodkar Hospital, Mumbai. After five years, ie in 1961, they had another child. This time it was a daughter, Kanchan.During the filming of Teesri Manzil (1966), a family tragedy Kapoor and Geeta died of smallpox. Shammi had an affair with Mumtaz in 1968 and 1969 years married to Neil Bhavanagar Devi. Couple continues to enjoy marital bliss till date. 

Shammi Kapoor is one of the leading internet users in India. 
He is the founder and president of the Internet Community of India (IUCI). Besides, it also plays an important role in creating the Internet organizations, such as Ethical Hackers Association. Kapoor also maintains a website devoted to "family Kapoor. In 2006 he told interviewers that he was going to dialysis three times a week. Even that failed to hit him. Rather, he is grateful to God for him so much. Legend still rules the hearts of his fans today. 
Awards and prizes 
1968 - Filmfare Best Actor Award at Brahmachari 
1982 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Vidhata 
1995 - Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award 
1998 - Kalakar Award-Special Award for "contribution to Indian Cinema" 
1999 - Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement 
2001 - Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award 
2002 - an invaluable contribution to Indian cinema at IIFA 
2005 - Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bollywood Movie Awards 
2008 - Lifetime Achievement Award for "contribution to Indian cinema, at the International Film Festival in Pune (Piff). 
Living Legend Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) 
1953 - Jeevan Jyoti, Rail Ka Dibba, Thokar, Laila Majnu, ladki, Gul Sanobar 
1954 - Shama Pervane, Mehboob, Ehsan, Chor Bazaar 
1955 - Tangewali, Naqab, Miss Coca Cola, Daku 
1956 - Sipahsalar, Rangeen Raatein, Memsahib, Hum Sab Chor Hain 
1957 - Tumse Nahin Dekha 
1958 - Mujrim, Dil Deke Dekho 
1959 - He took 
1960 - Basant, College Girl, Singapore 
1961 - Boyfriend, Junglee (the first film in color) 
1962 - Dil Tera Diwan, Professor, China Town 
1963 - Bluff Master 
1964 - Rajkumar, Kashmir Ki Kali 
1965 - Janwar 
1966 - Teesri Manzil, Budtameez 
1967 - Evening in Paris 
1968 - Brahmachari 
1969 - Prince 
1971 - Andaz 
1974 - Manoranjan, Chhota Sarkar 
1981 - Rocky, Naseeb 
1982 - Prem Rog, Vidhaata, Desh Premee 
1983 - Hero, Betaab 
1984 - Sohni Mahiwal 
1988 - Ijaazat 
1991 - Ajooba 
1992 - Chamatkar 
1996 - Aur Pyar Ho Gaya 
1998 - Kareeb 
1999 - Jaana Samjha Karo 
1999 - East Is East, Yeh Hay Jalwa 
2002 - Waah! Tera Kya Kehna 
2005 - Bhola in Bollywood 
2006 - Sandwich

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