The legendary superstar, king of romance and the actor who gave some of the most iconic dialogues of Indian Cinema- Rajesh Khanna is the name! Born as Jatin Khanna in Amritsar, Rajesh Khanna a.k.a Kaka defined the idea of romance in Hindi cinema. After bagging the winner title of a talent show, Kaka started his career with Chetan Anand’s Aakhri Khat followed by movies like Raaz, Baharon Ke Sapne, Khamoshi and Aurat.
Apart from his films, Khanna ‘s controversial life continued to bring him into limelight. Be it his arrogance, possessive nature or egotistic behaviour-Rajesh Khanna made news every time ultimately leading to a lonely life afterwards.
Let’s go down the memory lane and uncover some of the most controversial relationships in Khanna’s life:
Rajesh Khanna and Anju Mahendru
In the starting of his career, Rajesh Khanna was linked up with a famous model and actress Anju Mahendru for almost seven years. Later on, they broke up when rumours of Anju dating a cricketer started making news. This angered the legendary superstar which proved fatal for their relationship.
Rajesh Khanna – Dimple Kapadia
His life changed when Dimple Kapadia entered his life. They both got married when Dimple was only 16 years old. He was so awed by his wife, that he bought a lavish bungalow named Dimple from actor Rajendra Kumar and renamed it as “Ashirwaad.” But his married life didn’t sustain for log because of his over-possessive and egotistic nature. As a result, in the mid-80s they separated.
Rajesh Khanna and Tina Munim
If rumours are to be believed, Tina Munim dated Rajesh Khanna while the latter was still living with his wife. Moreover, they never tried to keep their relationship behind the curtains. They even once said that they both shared a toothbrush. But things turned wrong when Tina demanded marriage which Rajesh Khanna declined.
Rajesh Khanna and Anita Advani
His most controversial relationship was with Anita Advani with whom Rajesh Khanna spent the last years of his life. Controversies gained momentum when Anita alleged rajesh Khanna’s kin that they forcefully captured the actor’s entire property. She also claimed that Rajesh khanna sexually assualted her when she was in her teenage years. The truth is not unveiled properly but Rajesh-Anita controversial relationship gained much limelight after the actor’s death.
Babumoshai…Zindagi Badi Honi Chahiye …Lambi nahinnn….!