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Here's why Mumtaz believes that not marrying Shammi Kapoor was the right decision?

Updated : May 14, 2022, 12:24 IST14126 views

Yesteryear actress Mumtaz recently revealed that she 'loved' Shammi Kapoor, but also believes that their marriage 'wouldn't have worked'. During a recent interview with an entertainment portal Mumtaz opened up about the reason why she said no when Shammi Kapoor proposed her for marriage. She said, 'I was only around 17. He was 18 years older than me. I wanted to act. I wanted to achieve something. The Kapoor family was strict about their bahus not working in films.' Adding further, Mumtaz said that Neela Devi, who was Shammi Kapoor's second wife, 'suited him very well'. A while ago Mumtaz told ETimes that, ' Nobody believed that I had said ‘no’ to him for marriage because Shammi’s status in riches was higher; they said ‘how can Mumtaz refuse Shammi?'

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