Their relationship became one of the most controversial one even when Rajesh Khanna saab was in his death bed. Well, this is no big surprise as he was surely the most charming man in Bollywood with immense fan following. On this occasion let us open their chapter again.
Dimple Kapadia and Rishi Kapoor became friends during the shoot of ‘Bobby’. They were in relationship but Dimple broke up with Rishi when she met Rajesh Khanna and got married to him when she was 15.
The grand reception was held at Hotel Horizon, Juhu, Mumbai. They had to postpone their honeymoon because Dimple had to finish shooting Bobby.
While shooting for a song in Bobby, Dimple had to hide her bridal mehendi.
Rajesh Khanna celebrated Dimple’s 16th birthday at Hilton Hotel and all the bigwigs from Bollywood were invited. The list included the newly weds, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan who got married the same time.
Rajesh Khanna had asked Dimple to drop her film career and she agreed to it. She also gave a statement that life and happiness came to an end the day they got married.
The reason they got separated was Rajesh Khanna’s habit of alcoholism and obsession during his unsuccessful days.
Before marrying Dimple Kapadia, Rajesh Khanna was in live – in relationship with aspiring actress and fashion designer Anju Mahendru.
After many years of separation, Rajesh Khanna said, “You know what? I still love my wife Dimple”.
The affection and love wasn’t one sided for sure because even Dimple said that, he is father of my children and an integral part of her life and can never be unimportant.