Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70


Gursshheen Gahllen | Apr 27, 2017 14:01

Vinod Khanna
L to R: Kavita and Vinod Khanna (Photo source: Facebook page)

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away at 70 today at 11:20 am at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. As per reports, Khanna, who was ailing since long, was said to be suffering from bladder cancer.

Khanna was hospitalised in April first week due to severe dehydration but was later declared to be stable and responded well to the treatment he was given. The actor was a sitting Lok Sabha MP from Bhartiya Janata Party from Gurdaspur constituency, Punjab. During his stay in the hospital, a picture of him with his son and wife had gone viral, where Khanna looked extremely weak and frail. Since then fans all across the country had been sending him good wishes for his speedy recovery.

Khanna was often referred to one of the most handsome men in Bollywood and had featured in movies like – Mere Apne, Insaaf and Amar Akbar Anthony. His last movie was in Dilwale (2015) along with Shah Rukh Khan. Vinod Khanna is survived by his wife Kavita, sons Rahul and Akshaye and daughters Sakshi and Shraddha.