Rajesh Khanna passes away
Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna passed away Wednesday at his Bandra residence after a prolonged illness. He was 69.
'He is no more,' a family friend said.
Rajesh Khanna, known as India's first superstar, passed away at his house Ashirwad in Bandra.
He was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital July 14 following 'weakness', and was discharged Monday. His family - estranged wife Dimple Kapadia, daughters Twinkle and Rinke were by his side.
His actor son-in-law Akshay Kumar, Twinkle's husband, also rushed back from shooting abroad.
Last month, Khanna was admitted to the hospital and spent two weeks there before he was discharged.
The actor has been battling health issues since April l when he was admitted due to weakness and fatigue.
Fondly known as Kaka, Khanna, who featured in hits like 'Aaradhana' and 'Amar Prem' in the 1970s, was out of limelight for many years. He recently acted in an advertisement.
He married Dimple Kapadia in 1973. They separated in 1984.