Published on 30 Jul 2013 | over 3 years ago
Rajesh Khanna (born Jatin Khanna on 29 December 1942) is one of greatest bollywood star who appeared in 163 films. Rajesh Khanna won three Filmfare Best Actor Awards and was nominated for the same fourteen times. He received the maximum BFJA Awards for Best Actor -- four times and nominated 25 times. He was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. Khanna is referred to as the "First Superstar" of Hindi cinema.
During the peak of his career he would be mobbed during public appearances. Fans kissed his car, which would be covered with lipstick marks, and lined the road, cheering and chanting his name.