Actor Rajesh Khanna is a star who has an era on his name in the Indian cine industry. He is the personality whose films were entertaining but also taught us to live and were inspiring and motivating. He is the actor who has worked with many Bollywood actresses of that era taking from Sharmila Tagore to Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, and more.
Rajesh Khanna’s dialogue delivery and his style are very unique and are still popular. He is the one who had his aura. He is the first ‘superstar’ of Indian cinema. It is with him that this trend started off calling actors ‘superstar.’ He played the lead roles in several films and completed pulled out the films on his shoulders.
On the occasion of the super star’s birth anniversary, we take a look at some of his hit classic songs that made us smile and leave us with teary eyes, made us groove, and the songs full of romance.
Yeh Shaam Mastani- Kati Patang
This song is sung by ace singer Kishore Kumar. It starred Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh. It is considered one of the classic romantic songs even today. It is not the first time that singer Kishore Kumar gave his voice for Rajesh Khanna’s songs.
Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se- Ajnabee
The song Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se is from the movie Ajnabee. It is the song for those first moments when you realize (especially boys)that you have started loving someone. The music director of this 1974 movie is R. D Burman. The song features Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman and sung by Kishore Kumar.
Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein – Ajnabee
This song appeared in the film Ajnabee and starred late actor Rajesh Khanna and the veteran actress Zeenat Aman. The playback of this song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, and the song talks about love and the rain and emotion.
Roop Tera Mastana- Aradhana
This song was, is, and will always remain a trendy song that redefines the portrayal of sensuality on screen! The song is from Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore starrer Aradhana, the iconic song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Also, it’s said that it was also shot in a single take, with a real and metaphorical fire burning in the shot, while it rained outdoor.
Kahin Door Jab- Anand
The popular song is from Kaka’s Anand which was co-written and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and the dialogues were written by Gulzar, it was one of the superhit films. Along with Rajesh Khanna, it also starred actors Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo, and Seema Deo. The song leaves us in melancholy.