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Rajesh Khanna: A Bollywood Actor’s Personal Details and FAQ

Jatin Khanna, better known as Rajesh Khanna, was an Indian actor, film producer, and politician who worked in Hindi films. He was born on December 29th, 1942, and passed away on July 18th, 2012. He is called the “First Superstar of Hindi cinema,” he consecutively starred in a record 15 solo hero successful films between 1969 and 1971.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Rajesh Khanna was the highest-paid actor in Hindi cinema. He has won four BFJA Awards and five Filmfare Awards, and in 2013, he was posthumously awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian honor.

Khanna’s debut in 1966 with Aakhri Khat was India’s first official Oscar Entry in 1967. In 2005, on the 50th anniversary of the Filmfare Awards, he was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. He was an Indian National Congress candidate elected in the 1992 New Delhi by-election as a Member of Parliament in the 10th Lok Sabha from New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency between 1992 and 1996.

Early life:

Jatin Khanna, who would later be known as Rajesh Khanna, was born on 29 December 1942, in Amritsar in the present-day state of Punjab, in a Punjabi Hindu Khatri family. He was adopted and raised by Chunnilal Khanna and Leelawati Khanna, who were relatives of his biological parents. He had migrated from West Punjab to Gali Tiwarian in Amritsar.

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His friend Ravi Kapoor, who later took the stage name Jeetendra, attended St. Sebastian’s Goan High School with him. Khanna took a gradual interest in theatre, doing many stage and theatre plays in his school and college days, and winning many prizes in inter-college drama competitions. Rajesh Khanna did his first two years of Bachelor of Arts at Nowrosjee Wadia College in Pune from 1959 to 1961. Khanna studied at K. C. College, and Jeetendra studied at Siddharth Jain College.

NameRajesh Khanna
Date of Birth29 December 1942
Date of Died18 July 2012
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
OccupationActor, film producer, politician
EducationNowrosjee Wadia College
Kishinchand Chellaram College
DebutAakhri Khat
SpouseDimple Kapadia (m. 1973–1982)
ChildrenTwinkle Khanna, Rinke Khanna
RelativesAkshay Kumar (son-in-law)
Simple Kapadia (sister-in-law)
AwardsPadma Bhushan (2013)

Here we have some FAQs about Rajesh Khanna:

1. When Rajesh Khanna was born?

Rajesh Khanna was born on 29 December 1942.

2. What is Rajesh Khanna’s height?

Rajesh Khanna’s height is 1.69 m.

3. What is the first movie of Rajesh Khanna?

”Aakhri Khat ” is the first movie of Rajesh Khanna.

5. What are some of Rajesh Khanna’s most famous movies?

Some of Rajesh Khanna’s most famous movies include ”Sachaa Jhutha (1970)”, ”Amrit (1986)”, ”Namak Haraam (1973)”, ”Anand (1971) ” and ”Avishkaar (1974) ” etc.

6. What is the name of Rajesh Khanna’s wife?

Rajesh Khanna’s wife’s name is Dimple Kapadia.

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