Rajesh Khanna is the first superstar of the Hindi film in history. Popularly known as Kaka Rajesh Khanna was a famous icon amongst young and old alike. They say that ladies used to apply the dirt Bennett his car tyre on the four heads as a substitution for Sindoor. Truly, Rajesh Khanna was a beloved personality in the Indian subcontinent. Today let’s talk about some of his best movies of all time. Here are the 12 best movies of Rajesh Khanna.
The reason of Anand huge success was in the movie plot that ends with Rajesh Khanna as Anand dying. This movie made him Superstar. It was the age when heros never died. This movie broke the stereotypes and gave a beautiful message to the crowd.
This comedy blockbuster was another plot that ended with a beautiful message. In addition, Rajesh Khanna played the role of a Bawarchi or Cook which again is unusual for a hero. This movie still touches people’s heart.
Starring Asha Parekh and Rajesh Khanna this movie is a typical Bollywood classic. The movie tries to showcase light on young widows, their mistreatment and the society’s views against widow marriage.
Rajesh Khanna plays the role of a dashing fighter pilot. In this movie too he dies. Although, he has a double role as father and son. His chemistry with Vandana as Sharmila Tagore was appreciated.
Another Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna starrer, this movie puts lights on mistreatment of females in households by their in laws and the dark taboo surrounding prostitution.
Joroo ka Ghulam:
The first Houseful movie can be considered as a remake of this movie. Rajesh Khanna and Nanda plays the role of husband and wife with the comical plot.
Starring Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi this movie is a household drama between a husband and wife caught between misunderstandings.
Haathi Mere Saathi:
This movie actually starred an elephant and hence was an immediate hit amongst the crowd. Also, Rajesh Khanna plays the role of mahout with his wife played be Tanuja and how their life revolves around with the tragic death of one of Raju’s favourite elephant.
Baharon ke Sapne:
Rajesh Khanna as Ramaiya is a well-educated man forced to work as a labourer. However, he gets elected as the union leader and gets involved in the politics of the management.
Mehboob ki Mehndi:
Starring Rajesh Khanna against Leena Chandavarkar this movie is a typical Bollywood romance story with a hero heroine and her dark past.
If you are in mood to watch the typical emotional melodrama of classical ages of Bollywood, this black and white movie is a must watch. Starring Rajesh Khanna and Padmini this movie is the emotional story of a girl sacrificing her love to feed her poor family to marry a rich womanizer.
This movie is Rajesh Khanna’s debut film in which he plays the role estranged husband who leaves his wife. This movie is India’s official entry in Oscar in 1967.
So, these are the 12 best movies of Rajesh Khanna. Also, do tell us which one did you liked the best in the comment box.