Akshay Kumar, the actor was extremely delighted when his recently deceased father in law, Rajesh Khanna, was honoured with a posthumous Padma Bhushan, the 3rd highest honor that can be awarded to a civilian.
He said that he was very very happy and was obliged that the Indian government was recognizing Rajesh ji’s work. Akshay is married to Twinkle Khanna, Rajesh ji’s elder daughter.
The award was announced this Friday.Rajesh Khanna who has been affectionately called Kaka started his acting career in the 1966 movie Aakhri Khat. His career lasted for more than fifty years and he rose to fame with some Bollywood super hits including movies like Do Raaste, Aradhana, Anand and Safar.
He had passed away in July last year after suffering from a prolonged illness.