Rajesh Khanna's funeral procession
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Rajesh Khanna: Thousands bid farewell to Bollywood star

Relatives and thousands of fans in Mumbai have paid their respects to India's "first superstar" Rajesh Khanna.

The 69-year-old died on Wednesday after a long illness.

Thousands of fans braved monsoon rain to pay their respects as his body was driven through the city in a glass coffin wrapped in white flowers, before being cremated.

Khanna made his name playing romantic leads in a string of films which were massive hits in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • 19 Jul 2012
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