BY ONKAR SINGH
Shamsher Raj Kapoor alias Shammi kapoor became the first dancing star of India. His first bloc buster was Junglee followed by Kashmir Ki Kali opposite Sharmila Tagor and the most famous song sung by Rafi Sahib Yeh chand sa Roshan Chera became super hit with Shammi Kapooor using Shikaras for the song sequence.
But his super hit songs and Mohannad Rafi and Asha Bhonsale’s vibrating and bubbling dancing songs swept the cinegoers of their feelSongs like AAja aaja main hoon pyar tera and Badan pe Sitare Lapete huee o Jane Tamana kidgar ja rahi ho o o aaj o o aja..Junglee song Din Sara Gujara ter angna , Ab jane (shammi kapoor and Saira Bano. Once he was asked by dance director why he did not heed to dancing steps?
Shammi said you teach step to the heroin and he would dance accordingly.
Shammi Kapoot was drumming star who could play sexophone with fair ease. In the film Teesri Manzil most of his song exposed his dancing skills. His all time hits numbers O Hasina Zulfo Wali with another super star Helen is one of the most, outstanding song and beautiful scene of Shammi Kapoor film. Jungalee has yet another exciting which begins with Yahoo, Chahey Koi Mujhe Jungli Kahe while sliding heavily snow mountain singing song while sliding is a remarkable performance by the great actor.