Rajesh Khanna (born Jatin Khanna on 29 December 1942) is an Indian actor of from Hindi films, and producer and an Indian politician. He is the “First Superstar” of Indian Cinema. Dimple Kapadia (born 8 June 1957) is an Indian film actress. She made her acting debut at the age of 16, playing the title role in Raj Kapoor’s teen romance Bobby (1973). She married Rajesh Khanna the very same year. The couple has two daughters, the elder one, Twinkle Khanna is an interior decorator and former actress and is married to popular actor Akshay Kumar, and Rinki Khanna who has also been an actress, is married to London-based investment banker Sameer Saran.
Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia separated in 1984 as his schedule kept him away much of the time and Dimple became interested in pursuing an acting career, and thereafter lived separately, but did not complete the divorce proceedings. Years of separation brought about mutual understanding between Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, noting that they are seen together at parties and that Dimple campaigned for Khanna’s election and also worked in his film.
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