Mumtaz has stated in a brand new interview that she ‘beloved’ Shammi Kapoor, however selected to not marry him due to her profession. She dated the late actor for some years, earlier than breaking apart with him. Mumtaz additionally talked about Shammi’s spouse Neila Devi, and stated that she ‘suited him completely’. The veteran actor, who was final seen in Aandhiya (1990), additionally admitted that though he was very candy and caring in the direction of her, had she gotten married to Shammi, “it wouldn’t have labored.” Additionally Learn: When Mumtaz stated she ‘stayed away’ from Shammi Kapoor after breakup, revealed chat together with his spouse Neila Devi years later

Just a few years in the past, Mumtaz had revealed that Shammi Kapoor wished to marry her, however she had refused. They had been in a relationship when she was solely a youngster. The duo did a number of movies together with Vallah Kya Baat Hai (1962) and Brahmachari (1968).

In an interview with Pinkvilla, when requested if she felt dangerous that her romance with Shammi got here to an finish, Mumtaz stated, “Sure, in fact. I beloved him tremendously. I consider Shammiji additionally beloved me so much. I felt unhappy that I couldn’t marry him.” The actor added it was too early for her to get married. 

“I used to be solely round 17. He was 18 years older than me. Mujhe kucch banna tha (I wished to have a profession). We separated with understanding. He didn’t do something to go away a khalish (ache) in my coronary heart. He was very candy and caring in the direction of me. However you possibly can’t struggle future,” she stated.

Praising Shammi Kapoor’s spouse, Neila Devi, Mumtaz stated she had no remorse for not marrying the late actor, even admitted it was for one of the best. “Truthfully, had I bought married, it wouldn’t have labored. As a result of I’d have all the time held a remorse in my coronary heart. I wished to behave. I wished to attain one thing. The Kapoor household was strict about their bahus not working in movies. Nonetheless, Shammi ji married such a beautiful woman, a ravishing individual. Neila Deviji’s such a sweetheart. She suited him completely and dealt with him so nicely,” she stated.

Shammi made his movie debut with Jeevan Jyoti (1953) and dominated Bollywood from the late Nineteen Fifties-early Seventies. Shammi bought married to Neila Devi in 1969, after his first spouse Geeta Bali’s dying.

Mumtaz made her performing debut in Bollywood on the age of 11 with the movie Sone Ki Chidiya (1958). She went on to change into probably the most widespread feminine actors within the Hindi movie trade with movies reminiscent of Do Raaste, Bandhan and Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969), Sachaa Jhutha (1970) and Khilona (1970). Mumtaz tied the knot with businessman Mayur Madhvani in 1974.

She additionally featured in movies like Tere Mere Sapne and Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971), Apna Desh (1972), Idler (1973) and Jheel Ke Us Paar (1973), Chor Machaye Shor (1974), Aap Ki Kasam (1974) and Roti (1974), Prem Kahani (1975) and Nagin (1976).

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