Rajesh Khanna & Ramanand Sagar
Born: 29 December 1942
Died: 18 July 2012
He was an Indian actor, film producer and politician who is known for his work in Hindi cinema.
He is referred to as the “first superstar” and the “original superstar” of Indian cinema.
He starred in 15 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 to 1971, still an unbroken record.
He did 106 solo hero films of which 97 were released between 1967 and 2013.
He has been posthumously awarded India’s third highest civilian honour, Padma Bhushan.
On 30 April 2013 he was bestowed the title First Superstar of Indian cinema at the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards.
He has also been honored with a stamp and statue in his likeness, and a road being renamed after him.
Born: 29 December 1917
Died: 12 December 2005
He was an Indian film director.
He is most famous for making the Ramayan television series, a 78-part TV adaptation of the ancient Hindu epic of the same name, starring Arun Govil as Lord Ram and Deepika Chikhalia as Sita.
It teaches the mankind holy and shrine values of life marking an indelible impression of the high ideals of heavenly culture to be imbibed for all mankind on this earth.
The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of Padma Shri in 2000.