Twinkle Khanna Posts Old Pic Of Dad Rajesh Khanna On His Death Anniversary

Rajesh Khanna died of cancer in 2012. He is the star of films like Aradhana, Anand, Kati Patang and Safar

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Twinkle Khanna Posts Old Pic Of Dad Rajesh Khanna On His Death Anniversary

Twinkle Khanna is Rajesh Khanna's elder daughter (Image courtesy: mrsfunnybones)

New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Rajesh Khanna was officially Bollywood's first superstar
  2. Twinkle and Rajesh Khanna share their birthday on December 29
  3. Rajesh Khanna was married to Dimple Kapadia
On father Rajesh Khanna's fifth death anniversary, daughter Twinkle Khanna shared an old picture of the late actor also featuring either herself or mother Dimple Kapadia - we honestly can't tell because of the resemblance. Rajesh Khanna, who was called Bollywood's 'first superstar,' died of cancer on July 18, 2012. Rajesh Khanna married actress Dimple Kapadia in 1973. They have two daughters from the marriage - Twinkle and Rinke Khanna. Rajesh Khanna was born in Amritsar, Punjab on December 29. He debuted in Bollywood in 1966 withAakhri Khat. In a career spanning for over more than four decades, Mr Khanna featured in more than 160 films. He is the star of films such as Aradhana, Anand, Kati Patang and Safar.

Twinkle Khanna needs no words for this picture of her father.
 

The father-daughter duo share a birthday - December 29. Last year on their birthday, Twinkle posted a picture with Mr Khanna and captioned it as, "I see you-in my reflection off the back of a gleaming spoon, in a gesture my sister makes, in the arch of my son's eyebrows- I still see you.. #happybirthdaytous."
 


Dimple Kapadia married Rajesh Khanna soon after her debut film Bobby released. The couple separated in 1984 but never divorced.

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Besides films, Rajesh Khanna also had a career in politics. He started campaigning for Congress in 1984 and was the party's candidate from New Delhi seat during 1991 Lok Sabha elections. He actively campaigned for Congress till Punjab elections in 2012, before his death.

Rajesh Khanna's daughter Twinkle Khanna, is an actress-turned-columnist. She married Akshay Kumar in 2001. Twinkle and Akshay have two children, son Aarav and daughter Nitara. Twinkle's sister Rinke is married to businessman Sameer Saran.
 

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