Shahid pays tribute to Shammi Kapoor!

By Hindustan Times

In his forthcoming film, Teri Meri Kahaani, Shahid Kapoor pays tribute to the late dancing icon Shammi Kapoor. He says, “I have grown up watching Shammi sir’s films, and have always admired him. I especially loved him in Teesri Manzil (1966) and Kashmir Ki Kali (1964).” Shahid’s upcoming flick spans three eras — the 1900s, ’60s and 2012.

Kapoor adds, “Shammi is a style icon for a lot of youngsters even today. For the track set in the ’60s, Kunal (director Kunal Kohli) gave me a video compilation of his films and songs to pick up nuances. Through this track, we are paying homage to the Elvis Presley of India.”

The young actor had earlier paid a tribute to Shammi Kapoor at the Zee Awards show, along with Ranbir Kapoor. Teri Meri Kahaani, which also stars Shahid’s reported ex-girlfriend Priyanka Chopra, has the d