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Shammi Kapoor (1931–2011)


Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the world of movie-making. He made his big screen ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2011 RockStar
Ustad Jameel Khan
 2006 Sandwich
Swami Trilokanand
 2004 Bhola in Bollywood
Producer
 2002 Waah! Tera Kya Kehna
Kishan Oberoi
 2002 Yeh Hai Jalwa
Indian Industrialist
 2001 Censor
Judge
 2000 Chattaan (TV Series)
 1999 Jaanam Samjha Karo
Rahul's Dadaji
 1998 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge!
Auctioneer
 1998 Kareeb
Thakur Ranbir Singh
 1997 ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya
Grandpa Kapoor
 1997 Share Bazaar
Hasmukh Mehta
 1996 Namak
Lala Kedarnath 'Lalaji' Sardarilal Sharma
 1996 PremGranth
Nandlal (Somen's uncle)
 1996 Megha
Bhanupratap
 1995 Rock Dancer
Dance master
 1994 Vivekananda
Alwar Maharaja
 1994 Prem Yog
Maharaj Chatrapal Singh
 1994 Pyar Ka Rog
Col. Kapoor
 1994 Hatim Tai (TV Series)
 1994 Shabnam
 1993 Aaja Meri Jaan
Kapoor
 1993 Gardish
Prithviraj Bhalla
 1993 Bible Ki Kahaniyan (TV Series)
Nimrod
 1993 Tum Karo Vaada
St. Michael
 1992 Mahashoy
 1992 Heer Ranjha
Chochak Chaudhary
 1992 Humshakal
Comm. Din Dayal Kapoor
 1992/I Chamatkar
Mr. Kaul
 1992 Tahalka
Brig. Kapoor
 1992 Khule-Aam
Sikander / Bhola
 1992 Mangni
 1991 Mast Kalandar
Rai Bahadur Pratap Singh
 1991 Lakshmanrekha
Baba Saheb
 1991 Henna
The Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1991 Ajooba
Sultan of Bahristan
 1989 Mohabat Ka Paigham
Chaudhary Abdul Rehman
 1989 Batwara
Bade Thakur
 1989 Daata
DIG Sher Ali Khan
 1989 Bade Ghar Ki Beti
Thakur Din Dayal
 1987 Ijaazat
Guest Appearance
 1987 Himmat Aur Mehanat
Madan
 1987 Hukumat
 1987 Gul Gulshan Gulfam (TV Series)
 1986 Allah-Rakha
Karim Khan
 1986 Karamdaata
Rai Bahadur
 1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log
Special Appearance
 1985 Balidan
 1985 Baadal
Thakur Shamsher Singh
 1985 Ek Se Bhale Do
William
 1985 Balidaan
Prem Kishan
 1984 Aan Aur Shaan
 1984 Sohni Mahiwal
Peer Baba
 1983 Ek Jaan Hain Hum
Advocate Shyam Sunder Saxena
 1983/II Hero
Retd. IGP Shrikanth Mathur
 1983 Romance
Mr. Roy
 1983 Betaab
Sardar Dinesh Singh Girji
 1982 Vidhaata
Gurbaksh
 1982 Prem Rog
Bade Raja Thakur
 1982 Desh Premee
Shamsher Singh
 1982 Yeh Vaada Raha
Dr. Mehra
 1981 Professor Pyarelal
Mr. Rai
 1981 Armaan
 1981 Ahista Ahista
Sagar
 1981 Harjaee
Raj Nath
 1981 Biwi O Biwi
Campa Cola truck driver (uncredited)
 1979 Ahsaas
Sudarshan Sahni
 1979 Meera
Rana Vikramjeet Singh Sesodia
 1978 Shalimar
Dr. Bukhari
 1977 Mama Bhanja
Mama
 1977 Parvarish
DSP Shamsher Singh
 1976 Bundal Baaz
Genie
 1975 Zameer
Thakur Maharaj Singh
 1974 Chhote Sarkar
 1974 Manoranjan
Dhoop Chhaon
 1971 Andaz
Ravi
 1971 Jawan Muhabat
Rajesh Sareen
 1971 Preetam
Preetam Rana / Preetam Thakur
 1971 Jaane-Anjaane
Ram Prasad 'Ramu'
 1970 Pagla Kahin Ka
Sujit
 1969 Prince
Prince Shamsher Singh
 1969 Sachaai
Ashok
 1969 Tumse Achha Kaun Hai
Ashok
 1968/I Brahmachari
Brahmachari
 1967 An Evening in Paris
Shyam Kumar (Sam) / Hukum Pasha / Deepak Sen
 1967 Latt Saheb
Jangu
 1966 Budtameez
Shyam Kumar Saxena
 1966 Preet Na Jane Reet
Ashok / Mohan
 1966 Teesri Manzil
Anil Kumar Sona 'Rocky'
 1965 Janwar
Sunder Srivastava / Sundaram Munderam / Sheikh Kalimullah
 1964 Kashmir Ki Kali
Rajeev Lal
 1964 Rajkumar
Prince Bhanu Pratap / Bhagat Ram
 1963 Bluff Master
Ashok
 1963 Jab Se Tumhe Dekha Hai
Qawwali singer
 1962 China Town
Mike / Shekhar
 1962 Dil Tera Diwana
Mohan
 1962 Professor
Professor Pritam Khanna
 1962 Vallah Kya Baat Hai
Kundan
 1961 Boy Friend
Madan aka Shyam
 1961 Junglee
Chandra Shekhar
 1960 College Girl
Shyam Sunder
 1960 Singapore
Shyam
 1960 Spring
Ashim Kumar
 1959 Dil Deke Dekho
Roop / Pyarelal / Professor Sambri / ...
 1959 Mohar
 1959 Raat Ke Rahi
Bobby
 1959 Four Faces of India
Johnny Braganza
 1959 Ujala
Ramu
 1958 Criminal
Shankar / Anand
 1957 Coffee House
 1957 Maharani
 1957 Mirza Sahiban
Mirza Khan
 1957 Tumsa Nahin Dekha
Shankar
 1956 Mem Sahib
Manohar
 1956 Rangin Raaten
 1956 Sipahsalar
 1955 Naqab
 1955 Tangewali
 1955 The Bandit
 1954 Chor Bazar
 1954 Ehsan
 1954 Mehbooba
 1954 Shama Parwana
Gul Mirza
 1954 Sahil
 1953 Gul Sanobar
 1953 Jeewan Jyoti
Shyam Sunder 'Shammi' (as Shammi Kapur)
 1953 Khoj
 1953 Laila Majnu
Majnu
 1953 Rail Ka Dibba
Sundar
 1953 Thokar
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Personal Details


Alternate Names:

Shri Shammi Kapoor | Shammi Kapur

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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Star Sign:

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