Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna, who gave Bollywood fans some of the most memorable films and dialogues, was battling for his life at Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital. The actor, who was discharged on Tuesday afternoon from a Mumbai hospital, breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon.
Khanna was suffering from bad health since some time now and buzz has it that the actor’s liver was damaged due to his alcohol addiction.
The actor, who gave many hits with actresses like Asha Parekh and Mumtaz in his four decade old career, broke many a hearts when he married a much younger Dimple Kapadia in March 1973. Later, he separated from wife Dimple after the birth of his two daughters Twinkle and Rinkie.
Rajesh, who was missing from the limelight for a long time, made a head-turning comeback with a bold film 'Wafaa' in 2008 where he was seen smooching a much younger Pakistani actress Saara Khan. Rajesh was last seen in Havell's fan advertisement.