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Ae Babu Moshai......"Rajesh Khanna Final Exit"

Ae Babu Moshai...

"Zindagi badi honi chahiye, lambi nahin"
"Ek mara nahin, aur doosra marne ke liye paida ho gaya "
"Maanta hoon ki zindagi ki taakat maut se zyaada badi hai. Lekin yeh zindagi kya maut se badtar nahin? College se degree lete hue zindagi ko bachane ki kasam kaayi thi. Aur aisa lag raha hai jaise kadam-kadam par maut ko zinda rakhne ki koshish kar raha hoon"
"Aap achanak naaraaz kyo ho gaye? Oh! Samjha. Aap mujhpe nahin, apne aap pe naaraaz hain. Kyonki mera ilaaj nahin ho sakta na - isliye."
"Maut ke dar se agar zinda rahna chod diye, to maut kise kahte hain?"
"Bhagwan se tumhara sukh nahin, shanthi chaahti hoon"
"Hairaan hoon ki - wo maut pe has raha tha, ya zindagi pe?"

Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna breathed his last on July 18, he was 69 at his residence in MUmbai. He is survived by his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia and two daughters Twinkle and Rinke and son-in-law Akshay Kumar. The veteran actor was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital just last week following reports of low blood pressure but was discharged on Tuesday and was at his Mumbai home since then. Earlier on June 24, he was admitted to a hospital following kidney problems. 

Bollywood veteran Rajesh Khanna was at his dramatic best when he received the lifetime achievement trophy at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Macau from his "Anand" co-star Amitabh Bachchan late on Saturday (June 13) night. Khanna, who featured in hits like "Aradhana", "Kati Patang" and "Amar Prem" in his four-decade long career, kept referring to Big B as "babumoshai", in the manner in which he addressed Bachchan in their 1971 heartwarming hit "Anand". It took me 40 years and 180 films to get this IIFA Life time Achievement award-along journey I must say I am very grateful to IIFA, (event organisers) Wizcraft, committee members and babumoshai. Babumoshai, thank you very very much," Khanna said in his acceptance speech.

Rajesh Khanna Biography : 
 
Father of actresses Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna. Became a grandfather when Twinkle gave birth to a son, Araav in 2002 and then again in 2004 when Rinke gave birth to a daughter. He was adopted by his rich parents who were relatives of biological parents. Rajesh Khanna was Member of Parliament for New Delhi constituency from 1991-1996. He has been a Congress activist since 1990 and has campaigned for Congress party since 1984 at the insistence of Rajiv Gandhi.

Enjoyed a godlike status in the period 1969-1976 with female fans writing letters in blood to him that is for eight years. The hysteria was unique and unseen before Khanna came into the film industry. Jeetendra and Rajesh Khanna studied as batch-mates in same school St. Sebastian Goan High School in Girgaum and went to Kishinchand Chellaram College for college. Khanna recommended actor Jeetendra to go into movies and even taught Jeetendra how to by heart and deliver lines in drama and films. Father-in-law of superstar Akshay Kumar. He is a life member of International Film And Television Research Centre and International Film And Television Club Of Asian Academy Of Film And Television.

Known as the first Superstar of Hindi Cinema. He formed a great team with Singer Kishore Kumar and Music Director R D Burman and together they have given such songs which are immensely popular even today.Pancham composed music for 40 films of Rajesh Khanna and Kishore sang in 91 films for Khanna. The RD-Kishore- Rajesh Khanna combination worked in 32 films. Rajesh Khanna holds record for most number of win for Best actor award in Bengal Film Journalist Association Awards (4 awards) and most number of nominations in BFJA awards (25 nominations) for Best Actor. He has won Filmfare Best Actor Awards for 3 times and was nominated for 14 times. The pair Rajesh Khanna-Mumtaz holds the record for being the only romantic on screen pair in both Indian and Hindi Cinema to have had 100% success ratio at the box office. Rajesh Khanna has 8 blockbusters opposite Mumtaz.

Rajesh Khanna used to sit for music sessions with the music directors and singers for the films with him in lead role. He used to select the tune best suited for the film and used to give suggestions to the music directors. Rajesh Khanna stood by the bad times of R.D.Burman in the late eighties and ensured producers of his films take R.D.Burman as the music director for his film. Even after death of Kishore Kumar, Rajesh Khanna worked with R.D.Burman till R.D's death. Similarly Khanna backed Kishore Kumar, during Kishore's lean phase as playback singer and insisted to producers and composers to make Kishore sing songs in his films.

Kishore Kumar and R.D.Burman were Rajesh Khanna's closest friends in the film industry. He always insisted on having Anand Bakshi as the lyricist of the songs in his films. Highest paid Indian actor in 1970-1979 and shared the highest paid actor tag with Amitabh in 1980-1987 period. Khanna has done 180 films in 40 years from 1966-2011. Of them 163 are feature films as an actor and 17 short films. His only Punjabi movie as the solo lead hero Til Til Da Lekha released in 1979, won the Punjab State Government award and was a Golden Jubilee Hit.The Punjabi film Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun in 1976 had Khanna in special appearance for a Qawalli song and it turned out to be a biggest box office hit of 1976. Had 35 Golden Jubliee hits in short span of 1967-1975. In 1976-1978 his only Golden Jubliee Hits were Til Til Dalekha, Anurodh, Chhailla Babu. In 1979-1991 he had 35 more Golden Jubliee hits. Rajesh Khanna had 73 Golden Jubliee Hits and 22 Silver Jubliee Hits from 1967-1991.
Aakhri Khat, Rajesh Khanna's first ever released film, was selected for the Oscars in the best foreign language entry in 1967.