Rajesh Khanna- The Superhit Movies

Rajesh Khanna has acted in dozens of super-hit movies during the golden era of Bollywood. His acting was as eminent as his personality. Married to the actress Dimple Kapadia, he had two daughters, Twinkle Khanna and Rinkle Khanna, both of which entertained the audience by entering into the Bollywood industry.
The great soul left the world in 2012 leaving behind his acting, his movies and his blessings, which still remain alive in the hearts of the population. It is still said to the new actors that if they want to learn how to act, they should watch Rajesh Khanna’s movies.
1. Aakhri Khat (1966)
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This movie was released when Rajesh Khanna was none other than a common man trying his luck in film industry. His debut movie, Khanna has acted as a sculptor, who after getting married leaves the village for pursuing higher education. The story follows on similar lines.
2. Aradhana (1969)
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The famous song, Mere Sapno Ki Rani has been featured in this movie on Rajesh Khanna. Acting as an air-force pilot in this movie, the way he performed the role totally justifies it. Aradhana was one of his first films due to which, Khanna got recognition in Indian cinema. The film was also awarded the best film of the year by Filmfare Awards.
3. Safar (1970)
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Being one of the beginning movies of Rajesh Khanna, Safar also was a hit film of his career. Filled with mysteries, this movie revolved around the life of Avinash, a role portrayed by Khanna.
4. Sachaa Jhutha (1970)
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This is one of the few movies in which, people were able to see more of Rajesh Khanna due to his double role. On one side, he acted as an innocent band musician, while on the other side, he plays the role of a con man. The story gets interesting as it unveils with the innocent one disguising to get a hold of the con man. This movie also led to Rajesh Khanna bagging the Filmfare Best Actor Award of 1970.
5. Kati Patang (1971)
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Famous soundtracks like Yeh Shaam Mastaani, Pyaar Deewana Hota Hai, Yeh Jo Mohobbat Hai, are from this movie picturised on the grounds of a love story filled with unexpected twists and turns. It was one of those movies which brought Rajesh Khanna into the lead of the film industry.
6. Anand (1971)
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One of his hit films, Khanna’s role in this film has been termed as one of the best roles of his lifetime. Khanna’s co-star Amitabh Bachchan is shown as a blunt and harsh doctor who is shocked by the cheerfulness in Khanna’s behavior despite him being acquitted with the lethal and non-curable disease he is suffering from. The cheerfulness and optimism in his acting does inspire a large population out there. And after all, the famous “Babu Moshay” came from this movie.
7. Haathi Mere Saathi (1971)
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Featuring a Disney like theme, the movie was the top grossing blockbuster of the year it was released in. This movie is based on the love between Raju that is Rajesh Khanna’s character’s name in the movie and the saviors of his life, a few elephants, especially the one he has special attachment with.
8. Amar Prem (1972)
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Another famous role of Anand Babu, Rajesh Khanna’s role in this movie was so magical that it touched the hearts of millions of people. People came out of the movie theater with tears in their eyes after watching this movie, and we are talking of 1972!
9. Bawarchi (1972)
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This movie light-heartedly worked as the thread to a needle and sewed the disruptions in a family with light comedy and instances that no one could ignore, and the credit goes to none other than Rajesh Khanna. Though he acted as a cook in a typical Indian household but performed the role of a dispute-solver in the house and mended the family back.
10. Namak Haraam (1973)
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Though Namak Haraam was the movie that brought Amitabh Bachchan to stardom, the role of Khanna in this movie cannot be ignored. The story is based on two friends, and how much they trust each other.
11. Aap Ki Kasam (April, 1974)
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It doesn’t take time for a jealous person to get heartbroken just because of a small misunderstandings. The role performed by Rajesh Khanna was challenging for any actor, but the smoothness in his acting does prove that he is an all-rounder.
12. Roti (1974)
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With a twisted story, this movie brought out the best of Rajesh Khanna. Bagging the Filmfare Best Editing award, this movie also boasts many famous dialogues which defined the time and the situations of that time. Khanna truly did a fabulous job in delivering a natural act in this movie.
13. Avtaar (1983)
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A film shot in a beautiful scenery, poses Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi in lead. Filled with numerous twists and turns, this movie holds great on grounds of acting and story-line.
14. Souten (1983)
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Rajesh Khanna’s one of the most favourable movies, Souten did extremely well at the box office after its release. The movie’s storyline and direction was so perfect that it was remade in Kannada too.
15. Swarg (1990)
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One of the later movies in which Rajesh Khanna acted, this movie revolves around the life of a rich businessman who is betrayed by his two brothers. Khanna is shown in a pitiable condition in this movie when he is gradually left penniless.