BOLLYWOOD superstar Rajesh Khanna passed away on Wednesday afternoon at his residence Aashiward in Mumbai. He was 70.
According to Khaama Press, he had been battling prolonged illness before succumbing to it.
Born on Dec 29, 1942 as Jatin Khanna, the actor was raised by relatives of his biological parents. He attended St Sebastian’s Gaon High School together with childhood friend Ravi Kapoor who later adopted the screen name Jeetendra. Always high on confidence, Rajesh Kannan was the other name for style.
His funeral was scheduled for Thursday, a spokeswoman for his son in-law Akshay Kumar told Reuters.