Tamil superstar Rajinikanth mourns the death of Rajesh Khanna
July 18, 2012 17:52 IST
(New Delhi )
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has expressed his grief over the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna.
The actor said, "My heartfelt condolences to the legend Mr Rajesh Khanna. I pray to the Almighty, may his soul rest in peace." (Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna dies at 69)
Mr Khanna, 69, died this morning at his bungalow, Aashirwad, in Mumbai. He was suffering from cancer and had been in and out of hospital over the last few months. He was discharged from his most recent hospital stay just yesterday.
Nicknamed "Kaka" by his adoring fans, he is survived by wife Dimple Kapadia, from whom he has separated but never formally divorced, and daughters Twinkle and Rinke Khanna. His family were by his side when he died. (Rajesh Khanna: 10 facts only a fan would know)