Mumbai: Things are turning drastic day by day for original superstar of Hindi cinema, Rajesh Khanna. The actor, recently seen in a TV ad, has stopped intake of food the past few days, while his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia is taking care of him. Popularly known as 'Kaka', Rajesh Khanna went through a health scare in April too. He was hospitalised following uneasiness back then.
"Rajeshji is unwell. He has stopped having food since the last three or four days," the 69-year-old's manager Ashwin told. "He is not able to have his food. Khaana muh mein nahi jaa raha hai
(The food is not going into his mouth)," he added, but didn't confirm if the actor will be admitted to a hospital soon.
His current health condition brought his younger daughter Rinke to Mumbai on Wednesday morning. "Rinke and her mother Dimple Kapadia are by his side and taking care of him," said Ashwin.
Dimple and Rajesh Khanna's elder daughter Twinkle is expecting her second baby with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar.
Rajesh Khanna, touted as Hindi cinema's "first superstar", began his acting career with Aakhri Khat
in 1966 and rose to prominence with his performances in films like Raaz, Do Raaste
. He earned his title following 15 consecutive solo super hits between 1969 to 1972.
Recently, he was seen in a TV commercial, endorsing a fan company.