Prime Minister has condoled the passing away of Thespian Rajesh Khanna. The Prime Minister in his condolence message to daughter Twinkle Khanna recalled the fame of Rajesh Khanna saying that his popularity as a romantic hero in the 1960s and 1970s is a part of our film folklore.
Condoling Khanna’s death, actor Aamir Khan said, “Rajeshji was one of the biggest star that India has seen. He will always be remembered by every Indian with lots of love. “My heartfelt condolences to Dimpleji, Twinkle and to all the members of the family.” Aamir told PTI.
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Sharmila Tagore, co-star in a number of hits with Rajesh Khanna, said no other actor ever had a fan following like the superstar.“He was most certainly the first superstar and with due respect to other actors, nobody created that kind of a craze after him,” Sharmila told PTI.
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna’s co-star in ‘Anand’, the Khan trio and Shabana Azmi were prominent Bollywood figures to visit the late actor’s residence ‘Ashirvad‘ today to pay their tribute.
Abhishek was first to reach Khanna’s home. A sombre Amitabh followed. The duo stayed with the family for about 20 minutes before leaving quietly.
“His (Bachchan’s) eyes were moist. He touched Kaka’s feet and sat with Dimpleji,” a source told PTI.
Chief ministers of various states condole the death of Rajesh Khanna.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said Khanna’s demise was a great loss for the Indian cinema.
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh said Khanna was a true Punjabi at heart and in spirit
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said the
superstar would be would be long remembered for his style of acting.
Bollywood tweets on Rajech khanna eternal journey
You can never leave us… For u will always shine bright in our hearts… Thank you for all joy u brought to u the world.. RIP Rajesh Sir
Just returning from Rajesh K’s home where he lies face in repose and peace. Evry1 in his family was with him.Sea of people outside.
“Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana, Yahan Kal Kya Ho Kisne Janaa” symbolised the high point of Rajesh Khanna’s great life. RIP
Rajesh Khanna, the man who brought superstardom to Hindi films passed away today. RIP Kaka. Which is your… http://fb.me/HpmoLwwV
Belt over the shirt & guru kurtas are some of the many trends set by kakaji that inspired & were followed by a whole generation.
India’s 1st superstar is no more but his legacy will live on! Rajeshji’s movies will always remain a fond childhood memory.RIP Rajesh Khanna
…as my whole family admired him as an actor. He will live on in our hearts forever. May his soul rest in peace.
Rajesh Khanna is a reminder of a wonderful human trait: romantic nostalgia. Will shed a tear and then back to the news.
Hum sab toh rangmanch ki kathputhliyan hain…. Kab kaun kaise uthega yeh koi nahin jaanta….. *RIP Kaka*
‘The first Superstar of Bollywood passes away.You will always be alive in our hearts.R.I.P Rajesh Khannaji the eternal King of Romance.’
Kaka RIP. 3.30 pm: best songs of Rajesh Khanna on CNN IBN. 4.30: making of Aradhana.