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Rajesh Khanna - His Final Journey


Ten facts about Rajesh Khanna you might not be aware of


Flashback: Exclusive chat with Rajesh Khanna
Flashback: Exclusive chat with Rajesh Khanna

Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khannapassed away in Mumbai. He gave numerous hit films. But there are more facts than often talked about. Here is a lost of 10 facts you might not be are of.

1. In 1966, he played the role of Govind Bali in his debut Aakhri Khat. The film was India's official entry to Oscars.

2. He was also the playback singer in 7 films which includes Safar, Amar Prem and Sautan.

3. He produced and co-produced 6 films. The first was Mehboob ki Mehndi (1971) and the last was Barsaat (1995), which was the debut of his daughter Twinkle.

4. Opposite Mumtaz, he has worked in 8 blockbuster films.

5. In February 1992, he lent his voice for the stage play Caligula. Directed by Arun Kuckreja the play was based on a novel written by Albert Camus.

6. The 2000 TV serial Ittefaq was small screen debut for Rajesh Khanna.

7. In 2010 he appeared in his last feature film- Do Dilon ke Khel Me. It was his 159th film.

8. He played himself in the 1981 film Naseeb.

9 He has also been 'thanked' by the producers of 22 films that weer made from 1971 to 1989

10. In 2012 he appeared in Havells Fan's TV commercial. This was his first TV advertisement.

Source: IMDB

Bollywood's first superstar on his final journey.


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Akshay Kumar seen here with his son 

Aarav in the funeral procession.



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Sajid Khan, a close friend of Akshay Kumar 

seen at the funeral.


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Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan 

at the funeral procession of the superstar.

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It is said that Rajesh Khanna's romantic

 hero image saw a decline when Amitabh 

emerged as the angry young man.



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Salman Khan's father Salim Khan 

was also there at his residence. 

Rajesh Khanna was said to be the

 first to bring Salim-Javed together

 for 'Haathi Mere Saathi'

Lego Colosseum


Bring on the gladiators! Lego builder creates astonishing model of Rome's Colosseum using 200,000 bricks

By Anthony Bond

Most of us have heard of the phrase Rome Wasn't Built In a Day.
But it's probably fair to say that certified Lego builder Ryan McNaught has a greater appreciation than most of how true that statement is.
That's because he has just created the world's first Lego Colosseum. 
Incredible: Certified Lego builder Ryan McNaught has just created the world's first Lego Colosseum
Incredible: Certified Lego builder Ryan McNaught has just created the world's first Lego Colosseum

Detail: He used 200,000 Lego bricks to build the model, which includes half in its present day ruined form and half as it was when Rome's original Colosseum was built circa 80 AD
Detail: He used 200,000 Lego bricks to build the model, which includes half in its present day ruined form and half as it was when Rome's original Colosseum was built circa 80 AD
As these incredible pictures show, he has gone into extraordinary detail to recreate the famous monument in Lego form.
He used 200,000 Lego bricks to build the model, which includes half in its present day ruined form and half as it was when Rome's original Colosseum was built circa 80 AD.

 
Speaking to Gizmodo, the talented builder said: 'I’ve really got a new appreciation for the Romans and how they made things. 
'For me, the challenge of making something oval-shaped out of square bricks was mind-boggling.'
Amazed: The talented Lego professional said he now has a new appreciation for the Romans and how they made things
Amazed: The talented Lego professional said he now has a new appreciation for the Romans and how they made things

Impressive: The model is incredibly detailed and even shows tourists milling about as well as statues, gardens and mini-animals
Impressive: The model is incredibly detailed and even shows tourists milling about as well as statues, gardens and mini-animals
Mr McNaught went into incredible detail when building the model. Tourists from the present day can be seen milling about, close to ice cream stalls.
While gladiators can be seen fighting from its gory past. He also designed gardens, statues and mini animals to make it as realistic as possible.
The Colosseum was made for the University of Sydney and is now on view at the Nicholson Museum in Melbourne, Australia, until January 2013.
Hard work: The builder said the challenge of making something oval-shaped out of square bricks was 'mind-boggling'
Hard work: The builder said the challenge of making something oval-shaped out of square bricks was 'mind-boggling'
Lego Colosseum
Lego Colosseum
Attraction: The Colosseum was made for the University of Sydney and is now on view at the Nicholson Museum in Melbourne, Australia, until January 2013
Mr McNaught is also called 'The Brickman' and is married with twin sons. 
He is a Lego certified professional - one of only 13 in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere.
His speciality is making interactive models, which people can be inspired by. 
He has previously built a pain-staking replica of a Qantas A380 plane from scratch.
Unique: Mr McNaught is a Lego certified professional - one of only 13 in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere
Unique: Mr McNaught is a Lego certified professional - one of only 13 in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World







These are some of the most incredible train stations in the world. Some of them look like museums while others are modern and beautiful. If you missed your train these incredible trainstations would probably make your wait more barable.

10. Dunedin Train Station

Dunedin, New Zealand

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

9. Central Railway Station

Helsinki, Finland

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


8. São Bento Station

Porto, Portugal

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


7. Gare du Nord — Paris, France

Paris, France

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


6. Grand Central Station

New York City, New York

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


5. Union Station

Los AngelesCalifornia

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


4. King’s Cross Station

London, England

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


3. Sirkeci Station

Istanbul, Turkey

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


2. Rossio Station

Lisbon, Portugal

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World


1. Atocha Train Station

Madrid, Spain

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The World

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