Rajinikanth expressed his heart felt condolences on the death of the first superstar of Indian cinema Rajesh Khanna. Shocked by the death, he conveyed his commiseration to the family of the deceased actor.
The actor said, "My heartfelt condolences to the legend Mr Rajesh Khanna. I pray to the Almighty, may his soul rest in peace." Rajinikanth's daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya have also expressed their condolences on social networking site Twitter.
The Pasha of passion Rajesh Khanna's death has left India mourning. After being critically ill from last few months, the actor, who enjoyed fans all across the globe, breathed his last on Wednesday (July 18) at his residence Aashirwad in Mumbai. The first superstar of Bollywood is survived by his wife Dimple Kapadia, daughters Rinkie and Twinkle, son-in-law Akshay Kumar and grand children.
Rajesh Khanna entered films in the year 1966 with Raaz but it was released after Aakhri Khat directed by Chetan Anand. The actor, who acted in 163 films, bagged three Filmfare awards and also delivered 15 consecutive hit movies between 1969 and 1972 including Aradhana, Haathi Mere Saathi, Anand and Amar Prem.(Click here to see some rare pictures of Rajesh Khanna)