Bollywood’s legendary actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 70 after suffering from cancer. The news came as a surprise to many and sports personalities also paid their condolences to star of movies like ‘Amar, Akbar, Anthony‘.
The funeral of the actor took place on Thursday evening where the Bollywood’s big guns were present. He was suffering from bladder cancer and got hospitalised in a Mumbai hospital last month.
Deeply saddened to hear about the loss of legendary actor #VinodKhanna ji. My condolences to the family. RIP
Really sad as one of the best entertainers of our film industry leaves us today. Sincere condolences #VinodKhanna
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) 27 April 2017
RIP Vinod Khanna sir ! One of the most handsome actors. You will be missed.
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) 27 April 2017
RIP Vinod Khanna. Thank you for the many memories!
Your contribution to Indian cinema will never be forgotten.
A great artist #VinodKhanna leaves us. He will be remembered as one of the finest actors in Bollywood.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) 27 April 2017
An amazing actor #VinodKhanna leaves us. May his soul rest in peace🙏🙏 Condolences to his family.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 27 April 2017
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 27 April 2017
Deeply saddened by the passing of Vinod Khanna. So many memories. From Mere Apne to now. Will remember his smile when we last met
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) 27 April 2017
Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of one of the most charismatic actors #VinodKhanna ji.
Om Shanti !
The hospital later released a statement that said, “Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma”. The veteren actor is survived by wife Kavita, sons Akshay, Rahul, Sakshi and daughter Shraddha.
“He passed away at 11.20am. It’s a sad moment for us… We request you all (media) for privacy,” the actor’s brother Pramod Khanna said.
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First Published on: April 27, 2017 10:53 pm