Shammi Kapoor was badly broken on Geeta Bali’s death

Shammi Kapoor Geeta Bali: Like Shammi Kapoor’s professional life, his personal life was also exciting. Shammi Kapoor started working with his father. He used to get 50 rupees by working in Prithvi Theatre. Shammi Kapoor made his acting debut in the year 1953. His first film as a hero was ‘Jeevan Jyoti’. When Shammi Kapoor earned a little name in films, then his affair went on with Geeta Bali. Geeta Bali was a very big actress of her era. It is said that Shammi fell in love with Geeta Bali on seeing her.

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Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali first met in 1955 on the sets of ‘Rangeen Raatein’. During the shooting of the film, the closeness between the two started increasing. After meeting for a few months, both of them got married secretly in a temple. Both had married away from the eyes of the world, so when the actor did not have vermilion to fulfill Geeta’s demand, he filled Geeta Bali’s demand with lipstick only. Shammi Kapoor’s film career was a bit shaky at the time of his marriage to Geeta Bali.

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He was upset with his films getting flopped one after the other. He told Geeta Bali that if the film ‘Tumsa Nahi Dekha’ flopped, he would say goodbye to acting forever. Geeta became his support during this difficult period and motivated him a lot. Geeta told the actor that this film would be a hit and you would become a better actor. Eventually, Geeta Bali’s words came true and the film became a hit. After this Shammi appeared in superhit films like ‘Dil Deke Dekho’, ‘Junglee’, ‘Kashmir Ki Kali’ and ‘Janwar’. But in the meantime, wife Geeta Bali died and the actor broke down badly. Shammi Kapoor went into depression. It was becoming difficult for him to raise two young children alone, so he remarried Neela Devi on the condition that they would never produce children of their own.

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