Prime Minister Manmohan Singh issued a statement mourning the death of veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who passed away on Wednesday.
“The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of cinema personality, entertainer and former Member of Parliament, Shri Rajesh Khanna,” said the PM’s office on Twitter.
He added, “I convey my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family and countless fans and admirers of Shri Rajesh Khanna,” the Prime Minister said.
Bawarchi, family entertainer was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, starring Rajesh Khanna and Jaya Badhuri. The movie is about a young man named Raghu (Rajesh Khanna) who offers to work as a cook, and is hired. Raghu soon becomes the family's favourite and twists in the plot ensue.