News|December 29, 2011 12:30 pm

Rajesh Khanna celebrates 69th birthday

Its Birthday if Rajesh Khanna the Superstar’s 69th Birthday, Rajesh Khanna born as Jatin Khanna on 29th December 1942 has been great actor, producer and an Indian politician so far,

Rajesh Khanna was adopted and raised by foster parents who were relatives of his biological parents, after completing studies he started taking more interest in theater, he did a lot of plays in his school and college days and won many prizes in the inter college drama competitions, he became a rare newcomer who struggled in his own MG sports car to get work in theater and films in the early sixties, When Jeetendra went for his first film audition, his uncle changed his first name,

He appeared in 163 films of which 105 had him as the solo lead hero and 21 were two hero projects, he made his debut in 1966 with ‘Aakhri Khat’ and his performances in films like Raaz, Baharon Ke Sapne, Ittefaq and Aradhana were appreciated, these films took his career graph at par, he won three Filmfare Best Actor Awards and was nominated for the same fourteen times, He received the maximum BFJA Awards for Best Actor in Hindi Films four times and was nominated 25 times, He was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. Rajesh Khanna is referred to as the ‘First Superstar’ of Hindi cinema,

Later Rajesh Khanna became a member of Parliament for the Congress Party, from the New Delhi constituency, where he won the 1992 by election, retaining his seat until the 1996 election, He has since been a political activist for the Congress Party,

Rajesh Khanna has been successful in everything he has done, we wish more success to him and a long life, Wish Him a Very Happy Birthday.