Trailblazer, heartthrob, ultimate charmer. Newspapers and social networking websites are today filled with such adjectives for Bollywood’s most dashing superstar. Shashi Kapoor, who is now no longer with us.
Shashi Kapoor has passed away at the age of 79, leaving behind an ageless body of work. Much underrated but always appreciated, the actor showed the world the power of silence and expressions.
Today, Indian social networking sites and online music portals are looking at various aspects of the legend. We too shall. Shashi Kapoor from 60s till 80s delivered some amazing films with heart-stealing hindi songs.
Remembering Shashi Kapoor with Top 5 Old Bollywood Songs
Le Jayenge Le Jayenge
Long before it became a classic hindi song in Shahrukh Khan’s Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, this old hindi song was a sensational hit. Featuring in the movie, Chor Machaye Shor (1974) it is one of the most enjoyable tunes to dance to, at a wedding or even enjoy as music online.
O Meri Sharmilee
Mp3 songs from the film Sharmilee (1971) were sung in the melodious voice of Kishore Da. And, you’ve got to make this one a part of your playlists music of top 5 old Bollywood songs.
Keh Doon Tumhe
‘Mere paas ma hai’… this epic line between Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor is a synonym to the grand hit movie, Deewar (1975). And, so are the mp3 songs of this film. ‘Keh dun tumhe’ is another gem in the evergreen hindi songs that features Kapoor.
Din Bahaar Ke
Apart from being a multi-starrer hit, Waqt (1965) is well-known for its blockbuster playlists music too. Din Bahar Ke is among the best Bollywood song, but very popular among the online music community. This timeless classic has music by Ravi and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
Pardesiyon Se Na Ankhiyan Milana
Long before hindi songs discovered Europe as the prime location to shoot romantic numbers, Kashmir was the preferred choice of filmmakers. This beautiful track is shot at Dal lake with majestic mountains behind. The image of it is still floated around on indian social networking sites.
Old Bollywood songs featuring Shashi Kapoor are within the narrative. They have become a part of the story telling technique.