Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna passes away
NEW DELHI: Ailing Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna passes away at the age of 69 remaining critically ill, Indian media reported Wednesday.
The veteran actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital last week following reports of low blood pressure but was discharged on Tuesday and has been at his Mumbai residence since then.
Earlier on June 24, he was admitted to a hospital following kidney problems. The actor is hailed as India’s first superstar after 15 consecutive solo superhits between 1969 and 1972.
Bollywood’s first superstar Rajesh Khanna has been a part of the film industry for over four decades and has given hit films like ‘Aradhana’, ‘Safar’, ‘Kati Patang’ and ‘Anand’.