Rajesh Khanna: Actor who introduced 'superstar' in Hindi Cinema

Rajesh Khanna, the official superstar of Hindi cinema was the only actor who tasted the super-stardom. He had a very disparate persona

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 29 Dec 2017 8:56 AM GMT

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Mumbai: Rajesh Khanna, the official superstar of Hindi cinema was the first actor who tasted the super-stardom. He had a very disparate persona.

Fondly known as Kaka, who took his last breath on July 18, 2012, was born on December 29 in Amritsar.

He was not only an actor or producer but also a politician. He was Lok Sabha member of the Indian National Congress from New Delhi constituency. The actor served in Lok Sabha from 1992 to 1996.

Though, he died four years ago but the love for him in the hearts of his endless followers is still alive and will remain forever and ever.

In slides: Paying tribute to Rajesh Khanna on his 74th Birth anniversary , Newstrack.com brings you the romantic playlist and also some unknown facts about the Superstar

Jai Jai Shiv Shankar

https://youtu.be/Mpy0UzbHNr0

His real name was Jatin Kahnna but on his uncle's advice he renamed himself as Rajesh Khanna.

Yeh Reshmi Zulfein

https://youtu.be/XuRKvmF2Wl8

He was the actor for whom the word superstar was coined.

Roop Tera Mastana

https://youtu.be/HenA-OUyo0s

Rajesh Khanna was in love with Anju Mahendru whom he dated for around seven Years. The duo party away in 1972.

Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna

https://youtu.be/umtESR5P4pA

Kaka tied the knot with Dimple Kapadia in 1973, Eight months before the release of her debut film Bobby. She was also a big fan of the superstar.

Yeh Kya Hua

https://youtu.be/saApSghVCOU

He enjoyed the die-heart and the biggest possible fan-following. Girls used to write him letters in blood. His cars used to be full of lipstick marks of crazy fans. There were many stories of females marrying his photograph.

Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana

https://youtu.be/Pl2Erze41dI

He gave 15 consecutive super hit movies as a solo lead hero from 1969-1971 which is still an unbreakable record.

Mai Ek Chor

https://youtu.be/27XpOeye0xA

He was romantically paired with Hema Malini in total 15 films.

Mere Dil Me Aaj Kya Hai

https://youtu.be/27XpOeye0xA

In his career span of three decades, he appeared in more than 160 feature films and 17 short films.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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