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Evergreen Actress Mumtaz Spills Secrets From Personal Life; Reveals Why She Refused To Marry Shammi Kapoor


October 5, 2021

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B-Town’s evergreen actress Mumtaz, in a recent interview with a leading publication, reveals secrets from her personal life and her chemistry with Shammi Kapoor. Also, the respected actress shared details about co-star Rajesh Khanna’s life

Legendary actress Mumtaz used to set the screen on fire with her acting skills and persona during her era in B-Town. The beautiful actress has worked with a plethora of actors in the industry and is one of the most reputable actresses of all time.

During her latest interview with a leading publication, Mumtaz shared a bunch of secrets from her personal and professional life which will raise your eyebrows. The yesteryear actress was loved by many and she ruled hearts with her onscreen presence. However, beyond the camera, she was rumoured to be in love with Shammi Kapoor and it was also said that the duo was keen to tie the knot.

Speaking about it, Mumtaz elaborated on her chemistry and bind with Shammi Kapoor and revealed that Shammi Kapoor wanted to marry her. Nobody knew, and nobody believed that the two were in love, and when Shammi Kapoor proposed to Mumtaz, she said, “No” and instead married Mayur Madhvani.

The actress further mentioned that the world wanted her to marry Shammi Kapoor but, she had to decide whom she should marry. Mumtaz added that Shammi Kapoor was very caring and loving to her. But, the reason why she said ‘no’ to him was that Shammi’s status in riches was higher. And, people actually said, “how can she refuse Shammi” but, today when the actress is married to Mayur, people still believe that Mumtaz refused to marry Shammi Kapoor.

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Mumtaz also denied ever planning to settle down with Feroz Khan. She also spoke about Rajesh Khanna and said, many in the industry wanted Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz to marry. But, Rajesh Khanna married a 16-year-old Dimple Kapadia, fresh out of the success of her debut film, Bobby.

Mumtaz spoke about Rajesh Khanna and was quoted saying, “Rajesh Khanna had a steady woman in his life, Anju Mahendroo for 10 years. We all thought he would marry her but one fine morning he announced that he’s marrying Dimpy (Dimple Kapadia) and shocked everybody.”

Actress Mumtaz, is still loved and looked up to by her millions of fans and was one of the most prominent faces of the Hindi film industry.

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