Bollywood's First Superstar Rajesh Khanna Passes Away
The first-ever superstar of Bollywood, Rajesh Khanna, passed away in Mumbai after a protracted illness last week. He was 69. He is survived by his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia and two daughters Twinkle and Rinkle. Film actor Akshay Kumar was his son-in-law. Previously, the actor had visited the hospital three times due to weakness and blood pressure problems, a private channel reported.
Destined to be an actor, Rajesh Khanna had won several acting competitions at various levels before debuting in Aakhri Khat. Khanna has a string of successful films to his name, such as Baharon Ke Sapne, Aradhana, Ittefaq, and Do Raaste. He ruled the hearts of millions of his fans, who credited Khanna with the title of superstar. Rajesh Khanna was the highest paid actor from 1970-79..