Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

Updated: Jul 18, 2019, 16:13 | Nandish
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Aradhana: This was the film that made Khanna the superstar. Director by Shakti Samanta, the film had unforgettable songs and the man himself playing both lover and son of a suffering Sharmila Tagore.

    1/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Amar Prem: Another Shakti Samanta classic, the film portrays human values and relationships in great depth, and has wonderful performances by Khanna as a businessman seeking love, and Tagore as a woman sold to a brothel.

    2/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Anand: Arguably the actor's best work, in this wonderful Hrishikesh Mukherjee flick, Khanna played the role of a cancer patient who dies smiling with incredible ease.

    3/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Bawarchi: Here, Khanna plays the lovable cook, who unites a squabbling family. The film was remade as Hero No. 1 a few years back.

    4/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Kati Patang: The film had Asha Parekh pretending to be a widow, and deals with her trials and tribulations. Rajesh Khanna falls for her, but she keeps distancing herself from him.

    5/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Namak Haram: The film brought Kaka and Amitabh Bachchan together again after Anand. Khanna plays the poor friend of a rich Amitabh.

    6/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Safar: Another film in which Khanna played a cancer-afflicted patient, the film has Sharmila as her co-star again.

    7/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Haati Mere Saathi: The biggest hit of 1971. Kaka plays an orphan, Raju, who makes a living by performing at street corners with elephants.

    8/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Daag: Sunil (Khanna), married to Sonia (Tagore), is forced to change identity and tie the knot with Chandni (Rakhee). The film is about how the mystery unravels.

    9/10
  • Aradhna, Anand, Namak Haram: Reliving Rajesh Khanna's greatest hits

    Sachaa Jhutha: In a double role, Khanna plays a simple villager as well as a crook with equal conviction.

    10/10
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In an era before Amitabh Bachchan took Bollywood by storm with his angry young man image, Rajesh Khanna wooed the entire nation with his charisma. On his death anniversary, here's reliving the best films of Kaka

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