At present, 14 August marks the eighth demise anniversary of legendary actor Shammi Kapoor and his nephew and veteran star Rishi Kapoor shared a throwback image of him from his image Junglee to recollect. The actor posted the photograph on Twitter and captioned it, “Remembering Shammi Kapoor. Left us on August 14, 2011. Never a star like him.”
Remembering Shammi Kapoor. Left us 14th August 2011. By no means a star like him! pic.twitter.com/PMKV0fe3i8
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 13, 2019
Shammi Kapoor was seen in movies like Brahmachari, Vidhata, An Night In Paris, China City, Budtameez, Sachaai, Laat Saheb, Tumse Achha Kaun Hai and lots of others. Rockstar was his final movie, during which he shared the display area with grandson Ranbir Kapoor. The late actor bagged the Filmfare award for Greatest Actor for Brahmachari in 1969 and Filmfare Award for Greatest Supporting Actor for Vidhaata in 1982. Shammi Kapoor, who was additionally known as as India’s Elvis Presley by his followers had handed away in 2011 as a result of continual renal failure in Mumbai.
Rishi Kapoor, who went to New York in September final yr for most cancers deal with, earlier instructed Mumbai Mirror, “I can now reassure everyone that the cancer is in remission, I just need a few more weeks before I return home. Once in a year or a year and-a-half I have to come back for check-ups. When I first came here, everyone was worried for me. The problem was detected when I was shooting in Delhi and was required to dye my hair white. I was told to immediately rush to the Sloan Kettering Hospital. I came here with my hair still dyed white. When word got around that Rishi Kapoor had gone to New York for some kind of medical examination, rumour spread that I was so unwell that my hair had turned white overnight. To counter this, whenever friends of mine came to see me, they posted pictures so people could see what Rishi Kapoor really looked like. Thankfully, my health started improving, week after week, month after month. I had lost 26 kg as I had no appetite for the first four months. Now, I’ve gained seven-eight kg. I don’t want to look too lean, but I haven’t gone back to my original self either. Thank God for that.”