New Delhi: Crowned as the Hindi film industry's first official superstar, Rajesh Khanna had a very distinct persona. He was never considered as the most handsome man of Bollywood, but his charm was irresistible.
Khanna's strength lied in his understanding of the popular mindset. He never presented himself as a 'hero' who could beat up a dozen people easily, but he never succumbed under pressure too.
His brand of romance required complete submission from the heroines because love for him was an integral part of his heroines' roles.
A closer look at his films will disclose that Rajesh Khanna used pain as another form of love.
Here is a playlist of some of his best songs in order to probe more about his mysterious charm.
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Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaye - Anand
Roop Tera Mastana - Aradhana
Kora Kaghaz Tha Yeh Man Mera - Aradhana
Jai Jai Shiv Shankar - Aap Ki Kasam
Mere Sapnon Ki Rani - Aradhana
Mere Dil Mein Aaj Kya Hai - Daag
O Mere Dil Ke Chain - Mere Jeevan Saathi
Zindagi Ke Safar Mein - Aap Ki Kasam
Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai - Kati Patang
Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se - Ajnabee
Yeh Kya Hua - Amar Prem
Chala Jata Hoon - Mere Jeevan Saathi
Pyar Diwana Hota - Kati Patang
Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli - Anand
Aate Jaate Khoobsurat - Anurodh