Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna will be honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award at the IIFA Awards 2009 in Macau. Talking to a news channel, the actor said, “It"s an honour to get this award on the 10th anniversary of IIFA". He has reached the venue and eagerly waiting to receive the award.
Rajesh Khanna joined the film industry after winning an All India Talent Contest through a nation-wide selection procedure. He made his film debut in the 1966 with Aakhri Khat, but he got the recognition as popular protagonist after the success of Aurat, Khamoshi and Aradhana. His prominent films are Sachcha Jhuta, Aradhana, Anand, Avtar, Aati Patang and many more. He has worked in 132 films altogether.
In 2005 Rajesh Khanna was honoured with the same award from Filmfare.
Story first published: Saturday, June 13, 2009, 13:13 [IST]