Today marks the birthday of two brilliant actors in Bollywood, the chocolate boy Shahid Kapoor and the multi-talented Danny Denzongpa.
on February 25, 1981, Shahid Kapoor is the son of actor-director Pankaj
Kapoor and yesteryear actress Neelima Azeem. Coming from a family where
everyone was in the film industry, this Kapoor lad began his Bollywood
journey with the romantic-comedy Ishq Vishk (2003) for which he
bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. With his cute
guy-next-door looks, he soon became the blue-eyed boy of B-town.
the years, as an actor he went on to do numerous films which magnified
his charisma onscreen. Kapoor has featured in films like Fida (2004), Dil Maange More (2004), Shikhar (2005), Vivah (2006), Jab We Met (2007), Kismat Konnection (2008), Kaminey (2009), Milenge Milenge (2010), Mausam (2011), Teri Meri Kahaani (2012), R..Rajkumar (2013) and many more. At present, Kapoor is enjoying the success of Haider (2014), an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet for which he has won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
with being a great actor, he is also known for his infamous dancing
skills and he has proven his dancing mettle in almost all of his movies.
Denzongpa on the other hand, is a man of many talents who was born into
a Buddhist family in Kolkata, West Bengal on February 25, 1948.
Denzongpa first stepped into Bollywood in 1971 with Zaroorat. He became well known for his performance in Dhundh (1973), after which his career took a flight with films like Chor Machaye Shor (1974), Zorro (1975) and Sangram
(1976) to name a few. In the early 80's, Denzongpa decided to quit
doing films and diverted his path to become a director. He made his
directorial debut with the suspense-horror film Phir Wohi Raat (1980). After the movie became a huge success, he returned to playing positive and supporting roles with movies such as Love Story (1981) and Boxer (1984).
After making a grand come back in 1984, Denzongpa started getting offers for negative roles, which he began with Dharm Aur Qanoon (1984), and the list goes on to include Kanoon Kya Karega (1984), Oonche Log (1985), Bhagwan Dada (1986), Agneepath (1990), Hum (1991), Krantiveer (1994) and Pukar (2000). He did an international project alongside Hollywood actor BradPitt namely Seven Years In Tibet (1997).
again decided to take a break in 2003 until 2009, during which he did
only ten films. Along with being a great actor, he is also
an accomplished singer who shared space with Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed
Rafi and Asha Bhonsle. Not only is he a Bollywood actor but he has also
appeared in Telugu, Tamil and Nepali cinema. Writing and sculpting are a
few of his hidden talents. He was recently seen portraying a corrupt
and vicious politician in Jai Ho (2014) and and a runaway criminal in Bang Bang (2014).
We take pleasure in providing you with a playlist of tracks from these actors' movies, which will get you grooving.
"Mukhtasar" - Teri Meri Kahaani
"Aye Papi" - Kismat Konnection
"Chaska" - Badmaash Company
"Pehli Bar Mohabbat" - Kaminey
"Tum Se Hii" - Jab We Met
"Kaho Kahan Chalein" - Bulandi
"Ab Raat Ho Gayi Jawan" - Bulandi
"Sun Sun Kasam Se" - Kaala Sona
"Kaun Ho Mere Tum" - Bandhu
this, we here at BollyCurry extend our best wishes to both of these
artists as they turn a year older, with the hope that they are
successful in every endeavour they make.
Writer: Amanda H.
Editors: Pooja B. and Sonia R.
Graphics: Shikha A.
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