About Rajesh Khanna
He is said to have come from a well-to-do family.
Rajesh Khanna married Dimple Kapadia, a Bollywood actress. They are the parents of Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna, both Bollywood actresses. Khanna and Kapadia later separated. Their daughter Twinkle is married to current star Akshay Kumar.
Khanna was a Member of Parliament for the New Delhi constituency (1991-96)
Rajesh Khanna was an extremely popular star of the 1970s. He usually appeared in romantic melodramas, where he was often paired with Mumtaz or Sharmila Tagore. The rise of action stars like Amitabh Bachchan, and the success of gritty action movies in the late 1970's and in the 1980s gradually sidelined Khanna.
During his heyday 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. Female fans sent him letters written in their own blood. .
Successful movies in which he has appeared include Aradhana, Sachaa Jhutha, Haathi Mere Saathi, Amar Prem , Do Raaste', Anand, Avtar, Souten, etc.
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