'Shake it...' not exactly tribute to Shammi Kapoor: SiddharthJan 21, 2014 IANS
Shammi Kapoor, often described as the swashbuckling actor of the 1950s and 1960s, had redefined the image of the traditional hero and jived and rock-and-rolled into people's hearts.
"It's exactly not a tribute to Shammi Kapoorji. We have just used a lyrical that how Shammiji used to charm girls with his shake-moves. There is a similar situation in the film where I try to impress a girl by shaking it like Shammiji", said the actor.
He visited Zee TV's show "Dance India Dance 4" Monday with his co-star Parineeti Chopra.
The actress felt that the show was a perfect platform to launch a dance number.
"The song is like a retro, rock-and-roll kind of a song. Since it is a dance show, we thought it's a perfect platform to launch our song," said Parineeti.
The episode will go on air this weekend.
Directed by Vinil Mathew, "Hasee Toh Phasee" is set to release Feb 7.
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