Sunday, August 14, 2011


Amit Kumar, Manek Premchand, Shahid Rafi, Raashid Zaffar & Qamaal Mustafa Sikander
with the legendary Shammi Kapoor sahab at the launch of Mohammed Rafi Academy on 31st July, 2010
Mumbai, 14th August, 2011 :
The Yahoo! rebel star of Hindi Cinema, Shammi Kapoor passed away today morning at the age of 79. Randhir Kapoor, Karishma & Kareena, Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and many more visited the Blue Heaven Society on Malabar Hill to pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor, who breathed his last Sunday morning at the Breach Candy Hospital.

He will be cremated Monday morning at Ban Ganga. Among the early birds from the film fraternity were Amitabh Bachchan and wife Jaya Bachchan, director Subhash Ghai, Anupam Kher, Imran Khan and his wife Avantika.  Subhash Ghai said more than the industry's loss, it was his bigger personal loss as he was very close to him. H was to make a documentary on him but he didn't expect that he will leave us like this. Even at the age of 79, he was the representative of youth. His spirit was so young and youthful.

Shammi Kapoor had recently short for Ranbir Kapoor's movie 'Rockstar' Kareena Kapoor came with Saif Ali Khan. Among other family members were Shashi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor & Neetu Kapooor.

Other celebrities of Hindi Cinema who came included Vinod Khanna, who had worked with him in Parvarish, Aamir Khan and Bobby Deol.