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Rajesh Khanna (1942–2012)


Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Indian and Hindi Cinema with 74 Golden Jubilee Hits - (which includes 48 Platinum Jubilee hits and 26 Golden Jubilee Hits) & in addition had 22 Silver Jubilee Hits and 9 average hits, was born on 29 December 1942 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.Rajesh entered Hindi films in the year 1965 when he began shooting for ... See full bio »

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 2013 Riyasat
Godfather Don
 2010 Do Dilon Ke Khel Mein
Joginder Singh
 2009 Kaash Mere Hote
Retired Colonel Patra
 2008 Wafaa
Amritlal Chopra
 2008 Raghukul Reet Sada Chali Aayi (TV Series)
 2007 Om Shanti Om
Appearance in song
 2006 Jaana... Let's Fall in Love
Hamid in Special Appearance
 2002 Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa
Siddharth (Rahul's dad)
 2001 Apne Paraye (TV Series)
 2001 Ittefaq (TV Series)
 2001 Pyaar Zindagi Hai
Hridaynath
 1999 Aa Ab Laut Chalen
Balraaj Khanna
 1996 Sautela Bhai
Master Tulsiram
 1994 Khudai
Raj Anand
 1991 Ghar Parivaar
 1991 Rupaye Dus Karod
Lawyer and Novelist Ravi Varma
 1991 Begunaah
Jeevanlal 'J.V.'
 1990 Dushman
Guest Appearance
 1990 Swarg
Mr. Kumar
 1989 Ghar Ka Chiraag
Kumar
 1989 Main Tera Dushman
Shankar Truck Driver in Special Appearance
 1989 Mamata Ki Chhaon Mein
Special Appearance
 1989 Paap Ka Ant
Deputy Commissioner Police Khanna
 1988 Woh Phir Aayegi
Raju
 1988 Vijay
Ajit Bhardwaj
 1987 Sitapur Ki Geeta
Ramu
 1987 Goraa
Goraa
 1987 Avam
Captain Amar Kumar
 1987 Nazrana
Rajat Verma
 1986 Adhikar
Vishal
 1986 Angaaray
Ravi
 1986 Mohabbat Ki Kasam
Krishna
 1986/II Om
 1986 Shatru
Inspector Ashok Sharma
 1986 Waapsi
 1986 Anokha Rishta
Robert Brown Bob
 1986 Nasihat
 1986 Amrit
Amrit Lal Sharma
 1985 Awara Baap
Raj
 1985 Insaaf Main Karoonga
Captain Ravi Khanna
 1985 Oonche Log
Rai Bahadur Rajdev Singh / Raju
 1985 Babu
Babu
 1985 Alag Alag
Neeraj
 1985 Aakhir Kyon?
Alok Nath
 1985 Durgaa
Mohan Babu
 1985 Bewafai
Ashok Nath
 1985 Masterji
Masterji
 1985 Aar Paar
Guest Appearance
 1985 Hum Dono
Raja / Dr. Shekhar
 1985 Zamana
Inspector Vinod S. Kumar
 1984 Awaaz
Advocate Jayant
 1984 Naya Kadam
Ramu
 1984 Dharm Aur Qanoon
Justice Diwan / Rajan
 1984 Asha Jyoti
Deepak Chander
 1984 Maqsad
Rajeshwar
 1984 Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar
Ram Avtaar
 1983 Agar Tum Na Hote
Ashok Mehra
 1983 Souten
Shyam Mohit
 1983 Film Hi Film
 1983 Avtaar
Avtaar Krishen
 1983 Nishaan
 1983 Jaanwar
Raju
 1982 Disco Dancer
Master Raju
 1982 Ayaash
Special Appearance
 1982 Dharam Kanta
Ram / Shanker
 1982 Dil-E-Nadaan
Anand
 1982 Ashanti
Police Inspector Kumar Chandra Singh
 1982 Rajput
Dhirendra Singh
 1982 Suraag
Qawaali Singer Guest Appearance
 1981 Bharosa
 1981 Fiffty Fiffty
Kishan Singh
 1981 Dard (Conflict of Emotions)
Deepak Srivastav / Vikas 'Vicky'
 1981 Dhanwan
Vijay Kumar Saxena
 1981 Sundara Satarkar
Special Appearance
 1981 Khoon Aur Paani
Special Appearance
 1981 Kudrat
Mohan Kapoor / Madho
 1981 Dushman Dost
 1980/I Bandish
Kishan
 1980 Aanchal
Shambhu
 1980 Phir Wohi Raat
Dr. Vijay - a psychiatrist
 1980 Red Rose
Anand
 1980 Thodisi Bewafaii
Arun Kumar Choudhary
 1979 Amar Deep
Raja / Sonu
 1979 Bebus
 1979 Majnoon
 1979 Shaitan Mujrim
Special Appearance
 1979 Muqabla
Qawwali Singer
 1979 Naya Bakra
Guest Appearance as person visiting courtesean
 1979 Prem Bandhan
Kishan / Mohan Khanna
 1978 Chakravyuha
Amit Narayan
 1978 Naukri
Ranjit Gupta 'Ronu'
 1978 Bhola Bhala
Ram Kumar Verma / Nathu 'Nathiya' Singh
 1977 Anurodh
Arun Choudhury / Sanjay Kumar / Pritam Nath Ghayal
 1977 Chalta Purza
Amar Gupta
 1977 Karm
Arvind Kumar
 1977 Tinku
Special Appearance
 1977 Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka
Ashok Sharma
 1977 Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein
Ravi Raj Sinha (Dak Babu)
 1977 Hatyara
Special Appearance
 1977 Chhailla Babu
Babu Chhailla
 1977 Aaina
Ashok J. Rao
 1977 Tyaag
Chetan
 1976 Bundal Baaz
Rajaram 'Goku' 'Raja'
 1976 Ginny Aur Johny
Inspector in Special Appearance
 1976 Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun
Qawal
 1976 Mehbooba
Prakash / Suraj
 1976 Maha Chor
Raju Khan / Rajeshwar A. Singh / Johnny Fernandes
 1975 Prem Kahani
Rajesh Kamleshwar Narain
 1975 Aakraman
Karnail Singh
 1974 Roti
Mangal Singh
 1974 Avishkaar
Amar
 1974 Ajanabee
Rohit Kumar Saxena
 1974 5 Rifles
Rakesh Khanna in Special Appearance
 1974 Prem Nagar
Chhotey Kunver Karan U. Singh
 1974 Aap Ki Kasam
Kamal Bhatnagar
 1974 Humshakal
Ram / Laxman
 1973 Namak Haraam
Somnath (Somu) / Chander Singh
 1973 Bangaru Babu
Special Appearance
 1973 Raja Rani
Raja
 1972 Anuraag
Gangaram
 1972 Apna Desh
Akash Chandra
 1972 Bawarchi
Raghu (Bawarchi)
 1972 Dil Daulat Duniya
Vijay
 1972 Maalik
Raju
 1972 Mere Jeevan Saathi
Prakash
 1972 Shehzada
Rajesh
 1972 Joroo Ka Ghulam
Rajesh
 1972 Amar Prem
Anand Babu
 1971 Andaz
Raj
 1971 Badnam Farishte
Above All Lawyer in Special Appearance
 1971 Dushmun
Surjit Singh / Dushmun
 1971 Maryada
Raja Babu / Rajan Ram Bahadur
 1971 Mehboob Ki Mehndi
Yusuf
 1971 Chhoti Bahu
Madhu
 1971 Haathi Mere Saathi
Raj Kumar 'Raju'
 1971 Anand
Anand Saigal / Jaichand
 1971 Guddi
Guest Appearance
 1970 Kati Patang
Kamal Sinha
 1970 Safar
Avinash
 1970 Aan Milo Sajna
Ajit
 1970 Sachaa Jhutha
Bhola / Ranjit Kumar
 1970 The Train
CID Inspector Shyam Kumar
 1970 Khamoshi
Mr. Arun Choudhury (Patient #24)
 1969/I Bandhan
Dharmchand "Dharma"
 1969 Doli
Amar Kumar
 1969 Do Raaste
Satyan Gupta
 1969 Ittefaq
Dilip Roy
 1969 Aradhana
Arun / Suraj Prasad Saxena
 1968 Shrimanji
Guest Appearance
 1967 Baharon Ke Sapne
Ramaiya
 1967 Raaz
Kumar / Sunil
 1967 Woman
Suresh
 1966 Aakhri Khat
Govind
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Live Rajesh Khanna with Laxmikant Pyarelal in England for 1st overseas tour of LP. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

'SuperStar' Rajesh Khanna | 'Superstar' Rajesh Khanna | Bombay Super Star Rajesh Khanna | Bombay Superstar Rajesh Khanna | Shri Rajesh Khanna | Super Star Rajesh Khanna | Superstar Rajesh Khanna

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2008 )What made me popular was my selection of films. I was one of the stars in 1966-91 who, without a second thought, would take up projects which other mainstream actors would think twice before accepting. If I did Aradhana, then the same year I did Ittefaq. I could do Haathi Mere Saathi,Andaz but also do Anand & Dushman.Similarly, Maalik, Bawarchi had Joru Ka Ghulam, Apna Desh. Palkon Ki ... See more »

Trivia:

India's First Actor to be given Superstar Status is Rajesh. The second person to be called Superstar was Amitabh Bachchan and Khanna alone reigned as Superstar from 1969-1976 and Big B shared the Superstar status with Kaka from 1977-1991. See more »

Nickname:

Kaka See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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