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Tribute to Rajesh Khanna in Delhi

Tribute to Rajesh Khanna in Delhi
India's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who has acted in numerours films, now gets a tribute in the form of a film memorabilia in the capital city. The show, to be held, at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi, will exhibit some of the greatest films starring the veteran star.

The show will have posters, lobby cards of his solo hit films in between the period of 1969 to 1971 along with others. Elaborating on what will be featured in the exhibition, Sumant Batra, museum curator and philanthropist who has put together the film collection, stated that there will be about eighteen original posters of the superstar, about two dozen lobby and show cards, song booklets and vinyl records. He added that along with the poster of his debut film Aakhri Khat, the other posters will be from the collection of some of his most iconic films like Anand, Aradhana, Safar etc.

Rajesh Khanna,
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Rajesh Khanna was greatest actor: Dimple Kapadia

Rajesh Khanna was greatest actor: Dimple Kapadia
Mumbai, Nov 26: Late superstar Rajesh Khanna won the hearts of many women in his prime, but for his estranged wife, veteran actress Dimple Kapadia, he remains the "greatest actor" ever.

"If there has to be one favourite actor of mine, it has to be Rajesh Khanna. He was in fact the greatest actor alive," Dimple said in a statement.

Fondly known as Kaka in film circles, Rajesh Khanna began his career with "Aakhri Khat" in 1966. He devoted five decades to filmdom and enjoyed unmatched superstardom with hits like "Aradhana", "Do Raaste", "Safar" and "Anand".

Between "Aradhana" in 1969 and "Prem Kahani" in 1975, he.
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Akshay hails Padma for Rajesh Khanna

Akshay hails Padma for Rajesh Khanna
Mumbai, Jan 26: Actor Akshay Kumar is delighted that his father-in-law, the late actor Rajesh Khanna, has been posthumously honoured with the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour.

"I am really very happy. I am obliged that the government has recognised my father-in-law's work. I am extremely happy," said Akshay, who is married to Rajesh Khanna's elder daughter Twinkle.

The awards were announced Friday.

Rajesh Khanna, fondly known as Kaka, began his career with "Aakhri Khat" in 1966. In a career spanning five decades, he became a superstar like no other with hits like "Aradhana", "Do Raaste", "Safar" and.
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Padma Awards 2013 Winners: Sridevi, Rajesh Khanna, others

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Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Indian cinema, has been posthomously named for the Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian honour on the eve of Republic Day.

Rajesh Khanna, fondly known as Kaka in the film faternity, began his career with “Aakhri Khat” in 1966 and in a career spanning five decades, he became a superstar like no other with hits like “Aradhana”, “Do Raaste”, “Safar” and “Anand”.Read More
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Late Rajesh Khanna gets Padma Bhushan

Late Rajesh Khanna gets Padma Bhushan
New Delhi, Jan 25: Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Indian cinema, has been posthomously named for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian honour on the eve of Republic Day.

Rajesh Khanna, fondly known as Kaka in the film faternity, began his career with "Aakhri Khat" in 1966 and in a career spanning five decades, he became a superstar like no other with hits like "Aradhana", "Do Raaste", "Safar" and "Anand".

Between "Aradhana" in 1969 and "Prem Kahani" in 1975, he enjoyed god-like status. The frenzy was such that women would line the road for a glimpse, chant his name, cover his car with lipstick marks.
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Rajesh Khanna Retrospective in Delhi from August 18

A Retrospective of late superstar Rajesh Khanna will be organized from August 18-20, 2012 at Sirifort Auditorium II, New Delhi.

Entry is free, on first come first serve basis for all screenings and panel discussions.

This Retrospective is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Inauguration of the programme will be on August 18 at 12:30 pm in the presence of Choudhary Mohan Jatua, Minister of State (I & B), Rajeev Shukla, Minister of State (Parliamentary Affairs), Dimple Kapadia, actor and wife of the late superstar and Om Prakash, producer and director.

Aap Ki Kasam (1970) directed by Om Prakash will be screened after the inauguration.

The films to be screened are as follows:

18th August, 2012

Aradhana (1970) by Shakti Samanta

4:30 pm

19th August, 2012

Aakhri Khat (1966) by Chetan Anand

10:30 am

Ittefaq (1969) by Yash Chopra

1:30pm

Amar Prem (1972) by Shakti Samanta

3:30 pm

Panel Discussion- The
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Rajesh Khanna obituary

One of Indian cinema's first superstars who appeared in 15 consecutive hit films in the course of three years

Rajesh Khanna, who has died aged 69 after a long illness, was Indian cinema's first superstar. At the height of his fame he generated adulation that sometimes verged on mass hysteria and appeared in 15 consecutive hit films over the course of three years.

He first achieved acclaim in Aradhana (Worship, 1969), playing two roles – the husband and grown-up son, both air force pilots, of the established star Sharmila Tagore. Notable among the romantic drama's musical numbers was the sexy Roop Tera Mastana (Your Beauty Is Intoxicating), recorded in a single take, a first for Hindi cinema.

Further highly commercial films followed, including Aan Milo Sajna (Come Meet Me, Beloved, 1970), Kati Patang (Broken Kite, 1970) and Haathi Mera Saathi (Elephant My Partner, 1971). More thought-provoking were Daag (Stain, 1973), dealing with the subject of bigamy, and Anand (1971), in
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Rajesh Khanna obituary

One of Indian cinema's first superstars who appeared in 15 consecutive hit films in the course of three years

Rajesh Khanna, who has died aged 69 after a long illness, was Indian cinema's first superstar. At the height of his fame he generated adulation that sometimes verged on mass hysteria and appeared in 15 consecutive hit films over the course of three years.

He first achieved acclaim in Aradhana (Worship, 1969), playing two roles – the husband and grown-up son, both air force pilots, of the established star Sharmila Tagore. Notable among the romantic drama's musical numbers was the sexy Roop Tera Mastana (Your Beauty Is Intoxicating), recorded in a single take, a first for Hindi cinema.

Further highly commercial films followed, including Aan Milo Sajna (Come Meet Me, Beloved, 1970), Kati Patang (Broken Kite, 1970) and Haathi Mera Saathi (Elephant My Partner, 1971). More thought-provoking were Daag (Stain, 1973), dealing with the subject of bigamy, and Anand (1971), in
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Rajesh Khanna passes away

It is with sadness we must report that Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of Bollywood, passed away this morning at the age of 69. The actor had been in and out of hospital in recent weeks. The cause of his health problems was unclear.

Khanna passed away in the presence of his ex-wife Dimple Kapadia, daughters Rinkie and Twinkle, son-in-law Akshay Kumar, grand children and close relatives.

Fans and celebrities, Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anu Malik, Khayyam, Randhir Kapoor, Ismael Darbar, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, all visited his home on Carter Road today.

Son-in-law Akshay Kumar spoke to the media outside Khanna’s residence. “He has gone to a very nice and heavenly place. We are very happy that he had gone there. I hope everybody there, whoever is watching him, can just say a little prayer for him.”

Rajesh Khanna, also referred to as Kaka, was
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Superstar Rajesh Khanna passes away

Superstar Rajesh Khanna passes away
Actor Rajesh Khanna, referred to as the “First Superstar” of Hindi cinema passed away on Wednesday, July 18. He had been ailing for some time and was discharged from Lilavati hospital two days ago.

He is survived by his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia and daughters Twinkle and Rinke.

Khanna made his debut in 1966 with Aakhri Khat and rose to stardom with films like Raaz, Baharon Ke Sapne, Ittefaq and Aradhana.
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Rajesh Khanna passes away

Rajesh Khanna passes away
This is one news that will never go down the throat of anyone who has been the fan of the first Indian superstar- Rajesh Khanna. The news is that the man who made the line 'I hate tears' immortal' immortal, has ironically left the world leaving tears in everyone's eyes alike! Rajesh Khanna has bid final adieu to the world as he sets for a heavenly abode. Not many know that Rajesh Khanna was one of eight finalists in the 1965 All India Talent Contest organized by United Producers and Filmfare from more than ten thousand contestants. After having debuted in Aakhri Khat directed by Chetan Anand, Khanna went onto become the nation's heart throb with films that gained cult status with his mere presence. Films that are embedded with his name forever include the likes of Aradhana, Ittefaq, Sachaa Jhutha, Kati Patang, Anand, Aan Milo Sajna, Haathi Mere Saathi, Bawarchi,
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Rajesh Khanna and His Films

Rajesh Khanna and His Films
Rajesh Khanna was born in Amritsar on the 29th of December, 1942. His real name was Jatin Khanna before he entered the film industry. He studied in Girgaum’s St Sebastian’s Goan High School. Noted actor Jeetendra (then named Ravi Kapoor) was Khanna’s school and college mate. He is popular among his friends and fans as Kaka. Rajesh Khanna had a flair for drama and theatrics from his college days and had even helped Jeetendra with his first film audition. He had won the 1965 All India Talent Contest where he got his first exposure to the film industry. The next year saw his debut film Aakhri Khat which was India’s entry for the Best ...
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Rajesh Khanna unwell

Hindi filmdom’s original superstar Rajesh Khanna is unwell. The 69-year-old manager of the actor confirmed that he has stopped intake of food since the past few days,

“Rajeshji is unwell. He has stopped having food since the last three or four days. He is not able to have his food. Khaana muh pe nahi jaa raha hai (The food is not going into his mouth).” Ashwin didnt mention if the actor will be taken to a hospital anytime soon.

In April the actor was admitted after complaining of uneasiness. He spend two days in the hospital where he was being closely obeserved by the doctors and his ex-wife Dimple Kapadia, who is by his side now as well.

His current ill health brought his younger daughter Rinke to Mumbai Wednesday morning. “Rinke and her mother Dimple Kapadia are by his side and taking care of him,” said Ashwin.

Dimple
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Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna discharged from hospital

Veteran Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna, who was admitted in Mumbai's hospital, has been discharged now. The yesteryear icon was reportedly admitted to the hospital after he felt uneasy and weak on Monday night. According to the media reports, the actor is keeping well and is fine now. Fondly known as 'kaka', Rajesh Khanna made his debut in 1966 with Aakhri Khat and rose to prominence with his performances in films like Raaz, Baharon Ke Sapne, Ittefaq and Aradhana
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Kaka to be felicitated with Life Time Achievement at Iifa 2009

Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna will be honoured by the Life Time Achievement Award in Macau this year. Talking to a news channel kaka expressed, “It’s an honor to get this award on the 10th anniversary of Iifa”. He has reached the venue and eagerly waiting to receive the award.

Rajesh Khanna joined the film industry after winning an All India Talent Contest through a nation-wide selection procedure. He made his film debut in the 1966 with Aakhri Khat,but he got the recognition as popular protagonist after the success of Aurat, Khamoshi, and Aradhana..
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Rajesh Khanna to get lifetime achievement award

Legendary Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna will receive a lifetime achievement honour at the 10th Idea Iifa Awards. The former screen star made his debut in Aakhri Khat in 1966 and went on to star in hits such as Khamoshi, Aradhana and Aurat. He made a recent return to the industry after spending five years as an MP. Iifa director Sabbas Joseph commented: "We honour Mr Khanna, who has undoubtedly defined (more)
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