Bollywood’s First Official Superstar – Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna is regarded as one of the most attractive and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. This celebrity actor is also referred to as the First Superstar of Indian Cinema 74 Golden Jubilee Hits.
We also remember him by his nickname “KAKA”. He was the most well-liked actor during his times. He had huge fan following, as well as crazy female fans. He was heart throb to his female fans. His female fans were as passionate as they married themselves to snap of Rajesh Khanna. It is said that he received letters from his female fans written in their blood.
He was not only one of the most booming actors in the Indian film industry but also one of the most famous figures in the history of Indian cinema.
He made his first appearance as an actor with Aakhri Khat. But his popularity as an actor came with Ravindra Dave’s film, Raaz. After that he didn’t have to look back.
Some of his most popular films are- Sachcha Jhutha, Aanand, Avishkar, Aradhana, Ittefaq, Kati Patang, Amar Prem, Safar, Swarg, Do Raaste, Aap ki Qasam, The Train.
Besides acting, he was also playback singer and film producer. In 1985, he turned himself as a producer with the film Alag Alag. He also gained huge popularity as a playback singer. He caught the attention as a playback singer in a 1967 Hindi movie Baharon Ke Sapne. After that he lent his voice in many of his films.
Most of the people love and remember this Hindi megastar Rajesh Khanna by his beautiful movies songs like “Mere Sapno Ki Rani”, Ye Shaam Mastani, Pyar Deewana Hota Hai, Gulabi Aankhein Jo Teri, Roop Tera Mastana, O Mere Dil Ke Chain, Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai, Yeh Reshmi Zulfen, Jis Gali Mein Tera Ghar, and lot more superhit songs.
He married to actress Dimple Kapadia and they have two daughters- Twinkle Khanna, the wife of actor Akshay Kumar, and Rinke Khanna.
His health had been deteriorating for some time so he was admitted to Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. His co-star Mumtaz said that Rajesh Khanna was suffering from cancer for the duration of the prior year. Rajesh Khanna died on 18 July 2012, at his bungalow, Aashirwad, in Mumbai. This Megastar of Hindi Cinema always live in our hearts.