Shammi Kapoor

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Shammi Kapoor (born 1931) is an actor in Hindi films. Most of his successful films were in the late 1950s and 1960s.

He was born Shamsher Raj Kapoor in Bombay to film and theatre actor Prithviraj Kapoor. He is the middle of Prithviraj's three sons Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, all of whom went on to become successful actors.

He acted in many fun and boisterous films; he is often considered the Indian Elvis Presley. He particularly used Mohammed Rafi as his playback voice and Rafi was also his friend.

Shammi Kapoor was also one of the foremost internet users in India. He is the founder and chairman of Internet Users Community of India (IUCI) and has been instrumental in setting up internet organizations like the Ethical Hackers Association [1] (http://www.netmonastery.com).

Filmography

  • Junglee (1961)
  • Professor (1962)
  • Rajkumar (1964)
  • Kashmir Ki Kali (1964)
  • Teesri Manzil (1966)
  • An Evening in Paris (1967)
  • Brahmachari (1968)
  • Prince (1969)
  • Manoranjan (1974)
  • Prem Rog (1982)
  • Hero (1983)
  • Betaab (1983)
  • Ajooba (1991)


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