Vinod Khanna passes away at 70 - Veteran Actor and BJP MP

Veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who was suffering from cancer, passed away on 27 April, 2017.

Vinod Khanna was hospitalised due to "severe dehydration" on March 31. The 70-year-old actor was admitted to the HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum.

The actor is survived by wife Kavita Khanna and his four children, Rahul Khanna,
Akshaye Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and Shraddha Khanna.

Starting his career with minor roles in 1969, over the years the actor built up a hugely successful career and featured in some of the biggest Bollywood hits like "Mere Apne", "Insaaf" "Parvarish" "Muqaddar Ka Siqandar", "Qurbani", "Dayavaan", "Mera Gaon Mera Desh" "Chandni" "The Burning Train" and "Amar, Akbar, Anthony" among many more, said Krishnamurthy who was associated with him for past nearly five decades.

The actor was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from Punjab's Gurdaspur constituency.