VIDEO: Rajesh Khanna Funeral, grandson Aarav lights pyre

VIDEO: Rajesh Khanna Funeral, grandson Aarav lights pyre

Mumbai : India | Jul 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM PDT
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Rajesh Khanna Funeral (July 19, 2012)

MUMBAI, India (Thu, Jul 19) – India’s first superstar Rajesh Khanna was laid to rest today in Paramhans crematorium in Vile Parle. Thousands of fans gathered to pay their last tribute to legendary Bollywood star who passed away in Mumbai after a protracted illness on Wednesday (July 18).

The funeral procession of superstar started at about 10:15 am (LOCAL TIME) on Thursday morning and reached the crematorium at around 11:00 am. Fans threw flowers at the glass casket in which Khanna’s body was kept and walked along with the procession that carried the body of the star.

Accompanying the star on his final journey was his separated wife, actress Dimple Kapadia, elder son-in-law Akshay Kumar, younger daughter Rinkee Khanna, her husband Sameer Saran and grandson Aarav. The last rites were performed by Khanna’s elder daughter Twinkle Khanna, her husband Akshay Kumar and their son Aarav.

"Aarav lit the pyre and Akshay Kumar assisted him," the late superstar`s close friend Vijay Zaveri.

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Rajesh Khanna: The superstar laid to rest; grandson Aarav lights pyre
madn3wz is based in Faisalābād, Punjab, Pakistan, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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