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Rajesh Khanna illness News

  • | July 20th, 2012

    Rajesh Khanna fine, says Akshay Kumar

    Rajesh Khanna fine, says Akshay Kumar

    The veteran actor’s son-in-law clarified rumours about his health
    Bollywood’s beloved ‘Kaka’ Rajesh Khanna, who has been unwell, is now more than fine, his family said today (June 21). “He’s more than fine. He is absolutely fine. Thank you for your concern,” Rajesh’s son-in-law, actor Akshay Kumar told reporters outside Khanna’s bungalow Ashirwad in Bandra here. Click here to read more

  • | July 20th, 2012

    Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital again

    Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital again

    Veteran film star Rajesh Khanna was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai Saturday afternoon, said a hospital source. “Rajesh Khanna has been admitted here today (Saturday) during afternoon,” said a hospital source. The news of his ill health has been doing the rounds, but the 69-year-old reassured fans that all’s well with him by stepping out onto the balcony of his Bandra house on Thursday along with actor-wife Dimple Kapadia and son-in-law, actor Akshay Kumar. He even waved out to his fans with a ‘V’ for victory sign. Rajesh Khanna’s manager Ashwin on Wednesday said that the actor had stopped food intake for the “last three or four days”. But the very next day, Akshay Kumar told reporters: “He’s more than fine. He is absolutely fine. Thank you for your concern.” The Anand star, who is known as India’s first superstar, was last admitted to a hospital in April. He recently featured in a TV commercial for Havell’s fan.
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  • | July 20th, 2012

    Rajesh Khanna to stay in hospital till Thursday

    Rajesh Khanna to stay in hospital till Thursday

    Yesteryears superstar Rajesh Khanna is much better but would have to stay in the hospital for “a couple of days”, said his estranged wife, actor Dimple Kapadia, who is taking care of him. “He is much better today (Tuesday). He is not getting discharged today. He will be back home in a couple of days,” said Dimple. The 69-year-old was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on Saturday. It was expected he would be allowed to go home Tuesday as Dimple had said Sunday that he “shall be discharged in a day or two”. But his recovery will perhaps take more time. Khanna, known as India’s first superstar, has been battling health issues for quite some time. His manager, Ashwin said on June 20 that the actor had stopped taking food for “three or four days”. This left fans worried, but the actor stepped out of his Bandra bungalow, Aashirvad, to wave at fans next day. Dimple and son-in-law Akshay Kumar were at his side and said that he was “fine”.
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