Actress Anju Mahendru was the first love of India's first superstar
Khanna. They were madly in love with each other and was sharing
a live-in relationship. But due to some misunderstandings the
couple ended their relationship. However, it is said that to take
revenge on Anju, Rajesh Khanna completely ruined her career.
Reportedly, the whole film industry blamed Rajesh Khanna for the
break up and supported Anju Mahendru. This made the actor furious
and he blamed Anju and her friends for all the negative
Rumour has it that Rajesh Khanna had declared he would pay
double price to the filmmakers (who have casted Anju Mahendru in
their film) to give him lobby prints, posters, trailers and
advertisement films of the actress, so that her movies never get
Not only this, the advertisement of a very famous brand of
talcum powder endorsed by Mahendru also disappeared.
The story does not end here. When Rajesh Khanna married Dimple
Kapadia, he deliberately diverted his baraat's (marriage
procession) route to pass in front of Anju's house, before heading
to the marriage venue.