Mumbai, June 29 :
Recalling the magic of Rajesh
Khanna's films, actor Anupam Kher
says that other than the superstar's
charm, his teaming up with musical duo - composer R.D. Burman and singer
Kishore Kumar - contributed in making them bigger and better.
think Rajesh Khanna
's films were not just his films but they also
included R.D. Burman and Kishore Kumar. So it was a very lethal
combination," the 57-year-old said here Thursday at the launch of author
's book "Nick of Time."
The songs "Roop tera
mastana" and "Mere sapno ki rani" from the film "Aradhana" saw the trio
come together for the first time. R.D. had to finish the film's sound
track after his father, legendary composer S.D. Burman, fell ill.
with films like "Kati Patang", "Amar Prem", "Mere Jeevan Saathi", and
"Aap Ki Kasam" saw Rajesh, R.D. and Kishore work magic together.
"Right from 'Aradhana', 'Haathi Mere Saathi,' I can count a lot of his films," he added.
first superstar Rajesh Khanna
is not keeping well. He was hospitalised
June 23 and is likely to be discharged in a day or two.
who worked with Kaka ( Rajesh Khanna
's nick name) in "Vijay", said:
" Rajesh Khanna
ji is a part of our youth and belongs to the era that
taught us about romance. He also portrayed different aspects of acting.
He is the first superstar and I pray to god that he has a long and
Anupam won Filmfare for the best supporting actor for his role in "Vijay".
his first meeting with the ailing superstar, he said: "I saw him for
the first time when he was shooting for 'Kudrat' in Shimla. There are
millions of his films I can talk about."© IANS