As the son of the legendary actor Prithviraj Kapoor, the brother of Raj Kapoor it was not long for the superstar in Shammi Kapoor to rise. He came, he conquered and made everyone dance to his tunes. Quite literally! Shammi Kapoor is known for his great family legacy and more for his dance moves. Racy, robust, catchy and romantic songs, all mixed together formed a genre on it’s own known as “Shammi Kapoor Songs”. His music added a spark to his screen persona. Chill out and enjoy while we present to u the best tracks of Shammi Kapoor that will make you groove and dance till your last breath!
Yahoo.. Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe
This was a beast of a song, giving a whole new definition to the term “Yahoo”. After this song, “Yahoo” was on the tongue of every jawaan. The beautiful scenery of Kashmir along with the gorgeous Saira Banu make this song one of the most groovy songs of the century.
Baar Baar Dekha
This classic peppy black and white number is from the blockbuster film “China Town”. This song which has a high disco and western flavor, which was and will be a huge hit!
Dil Deke Dekho
The title track from the film “Dil Deke Dekho” is one fun, energetic and romantic song keeping up with Shammi Kapoors’ personality. This super hit song crooned by Md. Rafi is yet again a peppy and groovy number.
Yeh Chand Sa Roshan Chehera
This evergreen romantic song is from the movie “Kashmir Ki Kali”. Sharmila Tagore is shy and docile while Shammi Kapoor is loud, energetic and funny, maintaining the balance. This is one of the best hits produced with this star cast.
Aaja Aaja Main Hoon Pyaar Tera
This dance number is special because we see two Ashas’ together, Asha Parekh and Asha Bhosle. Asha Bhosle and Md. Rafi lent their nightingale-like voices to this song and Shammi Kapoor dances his way to glory. Another reason why this is special is because it is in “Tesri Manzil” that Shammi Kapoor is referred to as “Rocky”, something he is still associated with even today.
Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyaar Ke Charche
Typical western and disco influence shadows this song which was a huge trend back then. This is the most memorable songs of Bollywood which was remade in numerable times, but the original still remains the sole favorite. This song sees Mumtaz and Shammi Kapoor as the star cast in the super hit film “Bhramachari”.
Badan Pe Sitare
This super hit song from the movie “Prince” sees Shammi Kapoor dancing like there is no tomorrow. His screen presence is so conjunctive that it makes everyone dance. This film also sees crackling chemistry between the lead actors, Shammi Kapoor and Vyjanthimala.