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Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'

Actor Shammi Kapoor was known for his flamboyant dance moves and style

Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor passed away in the early hours of Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 79
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian industrialist Anil Ambani (L) and actor Rishi Kapoor (C) help carry the mortal remains of late Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor as they head to a crematorium in Mumbai on August 15, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan (C) attends the funeral of late Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor. Kapoor passed away in the early hours of Sunday after a prolonged illness (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan (C) and director Ashutosh Gowarikar (R) attend Shammi Kapoor's funeral (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra attends the funeral of the late Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor. Kapoor, known for his flamboyant style and energetic dance moves that charmed movie-goers of all generations, is survived by his wife Neela Devi and two children (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Veteran Indian actor Shashi Kapoor arrives on a wheelchair to attend the funeral of his elder brother Shammi Kapoor in Mumbai on August 15, 2011. Bollywood stars turned out in force for the last rites of actor Shammi Kapoor, the heart-throb actor of the 1950s and 1960s who died at the weekend (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Adityaraj Kapoor (L) helps carry the mortal remains of his father, late Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, as they head to a crematorium in Mumbai. Shammi, one of the Hindi film industry's three Kapoor brothers (the other two being Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor), was part of what is known as Bollywood's first family (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor (C) with actor Saif Ali Khan (R) gesture as they stand at the residence of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor in Mumbai August 14, 2011, after paying their respects following his death (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee (C) arrives at the residence of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor in Mumbai August 14, 2011, to pay her respects following his death. Legendary Bollywood heart-throb Shammi Kapoor, whose energetic acting and dancing style heavily influenced modern-day Indian film stars, died August 14, aged 79 (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian Bollywood actor Prem Chopra (C) leaves the residence of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor in Mumbai August 14, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Bollywood's farewell to India's 'Elvis Presley'
Indian actor Ranbeer Kapoor (2nd R) helps carry the mortal remains of his grandfather, late Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, as they head to a crematorium in Mumbai on August 15, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)