- Category : 1931-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/4 - Investigating / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 3
Indian film actor and director who was a prominent lead actor in Hindi cinema from the late 1950s until the early 1970s and also made a debut in Tamil cinema via 1992 blockbuster crime drama Amaran. He received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1968 for his performance in Brahmachari and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Vidhaata in 1982.
Shammi Kapoor is hailed as one of the most entertaining lead actors that Hindi cinema has ever produced. He was one of the leading stars of Hindi cinema during the late 1950s, the 1960s and early 1970s. He made his Hindi Film debut in 1953 with the film Jeevan Jyoti, and went on to deliver many hits.
He died in Mumbai on 14 August 2011, 05:15 am IST, of chronic renal failure, aged 79.