Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor has ruled our hearts with his dance style, mind-blowing performances, good looks and charismatic smile. He started off as a junior artiste in 1948, but soon took over as the main man in movies.
It was in the year 1953 that the veteran actor made his Bollywood debut with Jeevan Jyoti. Born on October 21 1931 to director Prithviraj Kapoor and wife Ramsarni, his early years were spent in Kolkata and Peshawar, in Kapoor Haveli.
Shammi Kapoor is widely known for his movies like "Teesri Manzil", "Tumsa Nahin Dekha", "Dil Deke Dekho", "Junglee", "An Evening in Paris", "Bramhachari", "Andaz" and "Sachchaai".
Shammi Kapoor's iconic dance numbers are remembered to this date. On his 88th birth anniversary, let's walk down the memory lane and have a dekko at the most spectacular songs featuring him.
The title is enough, we think!
BAAR BAAR DEKHO
Soo famous that even a movie's title was based on this song.
DIL DEKE DEKHO
One of his earliest and most famous songs
Badan Pe Sitare Lapete Huye
Who can forget this iconic song and Shammi Kapoor’s dance moves. It was from the film Prince and was crooned by Mohammed Rafi.
Isharon Isharon Mein Dil Lene Wale
The song was from the film Kashmir Ki Kali and was crooned by Rafi and Asha. It beautifully portrayed the feeling of love.
O Haseena Zulfon Wali
The song was from 1966 Indian musical thriller film Teesri Manzil which starred Shammi Kapoor and Asha Parekh.
Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyar Ke Charche
The song was picturized on Shammi Kapoor and Mumtaz. It was from 1968 film Brahmachari and is one of the iconic songs of the legendary actor.