Unknown Facts About Late Actor Rajesh Khanna Who turns 72 Today

Aniqa Rizvi

Web Journalist
December 29 , 2014

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Rajesh Khanna, the ultimate ‘first superstar’ of Bollywood would have turned 72 today. He died in 2012 and is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Hindi cinema till date.

The actor lived his life with simplicity despite all the name and fame he achieved. Here are some unknown facts about the late actor Rajesh Khanna:

 


His real name was Jatin Khanna


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He was born in 1942 and was an adopted kid


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He studied with Jitendra at St. Sebastian Goan High School & went to Kishinchand Chellaram College


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Jitendra and Rajesh Khanna remained long life friend


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Rajesh Khanna initially was in a relationship with actress and costume designer Anju Mahendru for seven years, later he married Dimple Kapadia who was then 16 years old, 15 years younger than him. They separated in 1984. In his later days Rajesh Khanna was in live-in relationship with Anita Advani


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Rajesh Khanna had 15 consecutive hits between 1969 to 1972, which is still a Bollywood record


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In early 90s he turned to politics and served as MP in New Delhi constituency


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He shares his birthday with his elder daughter Twinkle Khanna who turns 40 today


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Rajesh Khanna died of cancer in 2012


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Happy Birthday Rajesh Khanna

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