Indian Matinee Idol Shammi Kapoor Passes Away at 79

Plunging millions of his fans into grief, Indian matinee idol and “lover extraordinaire” of Hindi cinema, Shammi Kapoor passed away at 79 this morning in Mumbai. He was suffering renal failure. One among the legendary trio of Kapoor brothers (the other two are Raj Kapoor and Sashi Kapoor), Shammi Kapoor had set the silver screen afire, wooing almost all the top heroines of his day with his inimitable acting style and dance moves. Many of Hindi cinema’s classic numbers sung by Mohammed Rafi was immortalized onscreen by Shammi Kapoor.


Leonardo di Caprio and Angelina Jolie Heads Forbes List of Highest Paid Actors & Actresses


Forbes has released its Annual List of Hollywood’s Highest Paid Actors and Actresses, ranking them by their earnings between May 2010 and May 2011.

Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo di Caprio heads the List of Highest Paid Actors with an earning of $ 77 million in the year and jumped to the top slot from 5th the previous year. He is followed by Johnny Depp who has slipped to the number 2 position after topping the list the previous year.

Among actresses, Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker jointly heads the List of Highest Paid Actresses with earnings of $ 30 million each, closely followed by Jennifer Anniston.

Angelina Jolie