Twinkle Khanna turns 43 today. Interestingly, the actress-turned-columnist-turned-author shares her birthday with her father, the original superstar of Bollywood late Rajesh Khanna, who would have been 75 this year.
The social media is flooded with wishes for the late actor, but it was Twinkle Khanna’s wish that made everyone a bit emotional.
Twinkle took to Twitter and shared a throwback picture with her dad and captioned the pic as “Happy birthday Dad.”
Happy Birthday Dad pic.twitter.com/I4ZEscR2vv
— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) December 29, 2017
In the picture, she can be seen posing with ‘Kakaji’ during the time when he won the elections in the 90s.
The superstar or Kaka – as he was fondly called, who gave 15 consecutive hits from 1969-71, like ‘Anand’, ‘Namak Haram’, ‘Bawarchi‘ and ‘Amar Prem‘. The legendary actor still lives on in the hearts of movie-goers.
Rajesh Khanna married the then-budding actress Dimple Kapadia in March 1973, months before her superhit film Bobby released. Khanna entered politics in the 80s. He was a Congress MP from New Delhi. Twinkle Khanna also accompanied her father Rajesh Khanna for election campaigns. Dimple Kapadia and Rinke too accompanied them.
Rajesh Khanna passed away on 18 July 2012 as he was diagnosed with cancer.