Bollywood’s top stars from Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor to Priyanka Chopra all paid tribute to Bollywood legend Shammi Kapoor at his funeral today in Ban Gaga.
Shammi Kapoor, the death of a Bollywood legend has sparked tributes from all over Bollywood, read them here…
Amitabh Bachchan: “Shammi Kapoorji passed away this morning at 5:15 am. Rushing there now. The flamboyance and joi de verve of the Industry lost!”
“Shammi ji: An entire life full of optimism and happy spirit, caring loving to all… Now suddenly silent,” he added.
Priyanka Chopra: “Sometimes no amount of kind words can compensate for a loss! Bhole baba ki jai Shammi maharajji. He he was our guruji. I am at a loss.”
Sonam Kapoor: Rip #shammikapoor was taking about you with dad while watching all your songs on tv just the other day. After elvis and johnny cash only u had that panache while dancing. You owned it.
Deepika Padukone: “He was an inspiration not just for his style and the films he did, but also his attitude towards life. We will miss you Shammi uncle, RIP.”
Bollywood star Shammi Kapoor, the main man in the 1950s and 1960s who revolutionised the image of Hindi film heroes died in Mumbai this morning (August 14). He was 79. His son Aditya Raj Kapoor said the funeral is set for Monday (August 15) as the family is awaiting the arrival of the legend’s grandson, Vishwapratap Raj Kapoor.
Shammi passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital at 5 am. He was admitted at the same hospital a week ago for renal failure.
R.I.P Shammi Kapoor