Rajesh Khanna died of liver infection: family friend

Mumbai: Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna died here on Wednesday due to liver infection, Vijay Zaveri, a close friend of the actor said.

"He had liver infection.he had liver problem. He had stopped eating food as he couldn`t eat anything. During the last stage of his life, he was on liquid like juice," Zaveri told PTI.

Khanna`s body will be taken from his bungalow today at 10 am and will be cremated at 11.30am at Pawan Hans crematorium in suburban Vile Parle, the actor`s family sources said.

According to the sources, Khanna`s `rakhi sister` had come late Wednesday evening and hence the funeral was kept for today. The 69-year-old actor was in and out of the hospital since April this year primarily due to weakness, said the sources.