Talking to PTI, Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor said, "We have immersed his ashes in the river Jhelum that flows in Pakistan also. He romanced with Kashmir. We also went to Srinagar's Dal lake in a shikara (wooden boat) considering the love of the legend for it. We also planted a sapling at Lalit Hotel in Kashmir as my father used to stay there whenever he was in Kashmir."
However, Shammi Kapoor's family members like his daughter Kanchan, Adtiya's wife Preeti were present on the occasion. Some of his close friends from the film industry like Asha Parekh, Vinod Khanna, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and a few others, who also made to the family ritual.