Rajesh Khanna was the first actor to gain superstar status in bollywood during a nearly three-decade reign at the top of the Indian film industry, died Wednesday after a brief illness. Khanna began his career in the mid-1960s in romantic films that were hugely popular.
Screaming fans surrounded him whenever he appeared in public. Women married his photograph and wrote him letters in their blood. His amazing chemistry with some of the finest actresses of Bollywood was phenomenal, from Sharmila Tagore to Mumtaz , Indian cinema produced a number of greatest hits with the romantic hero and his pairs.
Rajesha Khanna and Zeenat Aman in "Janwar” – 1982
Rajesha Khanna and Asha Parekh in “Aan Milo Sajana” – 1971
Rajesha Khanna and Hema Malini in “Bandish” - 1980
Rajesha Khanna and Tina Munim in “Souten” - 1983
Rajesha Khanna and Mumtaz in “Apna Desh” – 1972
Rajesha Khanna and Mumtaz in “Aap ki kasam” - 1974
Rajesha Khanna and Rekha in “Namak Haram” - 1973
Rajesha Khanna and Sharmila Tagore in “Aradhana” - 1969
Rajesha Khanna and Sharmila Tagore in “Amar Prem” -1972
Rajesha Khanna and Tina Munim in “Alag Alag” - 1985