10 Unknown facts about Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna

10 Unknown facts about Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna

Mumbai : India | Jul 18, 2012 at 9:24 PM PDT
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Rajesh Khanna's FIRST & LAST TV ADD

1. Rajesh Khanna's original name was Jatin Khanna and he used to live with his foster parents in Mumbai. Later his uncle suggested him to change his name to Rajesh for movies.

2. His journey to stardum started when Rajesh Khanna won the talent hunt contest organised by Filmfare and United Producers in 1965.

3. The term 'superstar' was specially coined to describe his god like status. After giving blockbuster like Aaradhna, critics started calling him the first superstar of Indian cinema.

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