‘Superstar’ Rajesh Khanna critical again; on ventilator
Mumbai: Everything is not all right with the ‘first superstar of Bollywood’ Rajesh Khanna. Just a day after being discharged from the hospital, Rajesh Khanna’s health has deteriorated again following which the veteran actor has been put on ventilator. The actor is at his home ‘Aashirwad’ at Bandra in Mumbai.
Outside Khanna’s residence, swarm of fans has reportedly gathered. The actor was once the most revered matinee idol of Bollywood – someone who enjoyed unprecedented adulation from his fans across the country.
According to reports, son-in-law Akshay Kumar has rushed back from abroad, where he was shooting, to tend his father-in-law. Close relatives of the superstar have also been spotted at his residence.
Rajesh Khanna’s health started deteriorating since April this year when the actor stopped taking food and complained of exhaustion and weakness. The actor has been rushed to Lilavati Hospital twice in the past one month.
On June 20, it was reported that Khanna had stopped taking food. But the next day, he emerged at the balcony of his home `Aashirwad` in Carter Road in Bandra and had waved to his fans to assure that he was fine.
But on June 23, he had to be admitted to hospital due to exhaustion and weakness.
Khanna had recently appeared in his first TV ad for for Havell`s fan, directed by R Balki.