October 21, 1931 - August 14, 2011
Younger brother of Raj Kapoor, remains the most charismatic Bollywood actor. After toiling thru mediocre movies in the early going, became a major star with Nasir Hussain's Tumsa Nahi Dekha in 1957. Ruled the 60s with musicals and comedies starring opposite top actresses, Pran typically as the villain, and Mohd Rafi as his voice, amid the beautiful backdrops of Kashmir.
1953 - 2011
While during the shooting of Teesri Manzil, actress-wife Geeta Bali passed away, and shooting was stopped, but director Vijay Anand kept the sets intact. When Shammi returned to shooting after 3 months, first thing he shot was the picturization of song, Tumne Mujhe Dekha Hokar Meharbaan.