The Best Shammi Kapoor Movies

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List of the best Shammi Kapoor movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Shammi Kapoor's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Shammi Kapoor movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Shammi Kapoor movies will be at the top of the list. Shammi Kapoor has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Shammi Kapoor movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Shammi Kapoor films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Shammi Kapoor role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Shammi Kapoor performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list includes Ijaazat, Tumse Achha Kaun Hai and more.

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  • Junglee
    Shammi Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Asit Sen
    75 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee
    Junglee is a 1961 Indian movie produced and directed by Subodh Mukherjee. The music is by Shankar Jaikishan and the lyrics by Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Shashikala, Anoop Kumar and Asit Sen. Saira Banu, in her debut film, earned a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress. The movie was a lighthearted musical. Box Office India calls the film a "superhit" with a nett gross of 1,75,00,000. The song "Yahoo! Chahe Mujhe Koi Junglee Kahen" was choreographed by P.L. Raj. The film was remade into Telugu as "Saradaa Ramudu" starring N.T. Rama Rao and Jayasudha.
  • Teesri Manzil
    Prem Chopra, Shammi Kapoor, Iftekhar
    86 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Vijayanand
    Teesri Manzil is a 1966 Bollywood thriller directed by Vijay Anand and produced by Nasir Hussain. It starred his regular actors Shammi Kapoor and Asha Parekh, along with Laxmi Chhaya, Premnath, Prem Chopra, Iftekhar, Helen, K. N. Singh and Salim Khan. The film became a bumper hit at the box office. Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. The film's DVD & VCD versions run for 145 minutes, while the theatre version ran for 175 minutes. Between Ruby's jealous sniping at minute 76 and the song "Dekhiye Sahiban Woh Koi Aur Thi", approximately 30 minutes of footage is missing. The last time a full version of this film released was on VHS.
  • Andaz
    Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna, Aruna Irani
    43 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Ramesh Sippy
    Andaz is a 1971 Hindi romantic movie starring Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Shammi Kapoor and Simi Garewal. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film was a considerable success and important in the career of Malini as an actress. The film features "Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana", one of the best known Bollywood yodels which also featured on the soundtrack of Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala. The song fetched singer Kishore Kumar a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer.
  • Kashmir Ki Kali
    Sharmila Tagore, Shammi Kapoor, Madan Puri
    70 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Shakti Samanta
    Kashmir Ki Kali is a 1964 Indian film directed by Shakti Samanta. It stars Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore in her debut role, Pran, Dhumal, Nazir Hussain and Anoop Kumar. The music was composed by O.P. Nayyar and the lyrics penned by S.H. Bihari. It became the sixth-highest grossing film of the year and was declared a hit at the box office. The film was remade in Telugu as Shrungara Ramudu.
  • Brahmachari
    Shammi Kapoor, Pran, Madhavi
    62 votes
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Bhappi Sonie
    Brahmachari is a 1968 Indian film. Written by Sachin Bhowmick, it is a G. P. and Ramesh Sippy production directed by Bhappi Sonie. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Rajshree, Pran, Mumtaz, Jagdeep, Sachin and Asit Sen. The music was by Shankar Jaikishan. The film became a box office hit and won several awards, including Filmfare Best Movie Award. It was later remade in Tamil as Enga Mama and in Telugu as Devudu Mamayya.

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  • China Town
    Shammi Kapoor, Madan Puri, Helen
    23 votes
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Shakti Samanta
    China Town is a 1962 Hindi film directed by Shakti Samanta, under Shakti Films. Written by Ranjan Bose and music by Ravi. It is a black-and-white movie, starring Shammi Kapoor in a double role, as a gangster and his look-alike. Shakila is the leading lady, alongside Helen in a supporting role. The film was remade in Tamil as Kudiyirundha Koyil starring M. G. Ramachandran, and in Telugu as Bhale Thammudu starring N. T. Rama Rao. The film Don, starring Amitabh Bachchan, is believed to have borrowed some of its plot elements from this film. Don itself went on to inspire many later films about a lookalike working as an undercover agent impersonating a gangster.