8 Things You Didn’t Know About Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna Biography

An Indian legendary actor, Rajesh Khanna, predominantly worked in the Bollywood film industry and gave superhit movies throughout his career venture. He acted in many films and became acclaimed for his extraordinary brilliant skills. Even he was the crush of many girls and celebrities at that time, but he chose Dimple Kapadia for himself as a life partner with whom he had two daughters Twinkle Khanna and Rinkie Khanna (both have worked in the Bollywood film industry) but did not get much fame and success like their parents got during their acting venture. Well, Rajesh Khanna’s prolific career is too hard to define in words but here we have compiled some lesser facts to know more about his personal and professional life. let us have a look!

Rajesh Khanna

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Rajesh Khanna

1- Real Name

You will be amazed to know that our legendary actor, Rajesh Khanna was born as Jatin Khanna but later, he changed his name before joining the film industry as his parents also suggested the same so he followed their suggestion and became popular with Rajesh.

2- Grew up Under the Supervision of his Uncle & Aunt

Rajesh Khanna grew up under the supervision of his uncle and aunt as his mother had promised to her sister who had no child and wanted to adopt Khanna. However, Rajesh Khanna did not talk much about it publicly.

3- Crush of Many Girls

Rajesh Khanna was considered a chocolaty hero at that time and his white shirt was often found with lipstick marks. Even the veteran actor received letters written in Blood from many girls.

4- Hit On-screen Pair with Mumtaz

Rajesh Khanna worked with his co-star Mumtaz in many Bollywood movies and since then, the on-screen pair became famous as they rocked at the box office. While Khanna was in a serious relationship with the actress, Anju Mahendru.

5- His Wedding Shocked the Millions

The actor, Rajesh Khanna married Dimple Kapadia. At that time, Khanna was just 32 years old and Dimple was just 17 years old. He got married suddenly after broken up with Anju Mahendru. Well, his wedding with Dimple shocked the millions.

6- Rajesh refused Dimple to continue Acting

The ‘Bobby’ actress took a break of 12 years after her wedding for the purpose of raising her children. In fact, Rajesh Khanna was not in a favor of her acting career but later, Dimple started her career again and got separation in 1982 from Khanna but not got divorced.

7- Dating Life

Rajesh Khanna had many girls in his life as he dated Tina Munim, Anita Advani, and many other celebrity stars, but he got married to Dimple Kapadia as his mother wanted him to get married soon as he turned 32.

8- Close Friends

A very few people know that the brown, legendary hero, Rajesh Khanna had some close friends in the Bollywood industry and he was often seen together with his best buddies R.D. Burman and Kishore Kumar.

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