After battling cancer for so many years, legendary actor Vinod Khanna passes away today morning. He was 70 years old.
Vinod Khanna Death Hurts Bollywood, Celebs Comment
Vinod Khanna was born on 6th October 1946 and made his screen debut in the year 1968. Since 1968 he was working in film industry till 2013 and appeared in around 140 films. He started off with small and negative roles but his acting lured filmmakers to cast him in lead roles. He gave several hit films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Qurbani, Jurm, The Burning train, Satyamev Jayate and so on. He was at his peak of his career in the 70s and 80s but in 1982, Vinod left the cinema behind to follow the path of his guru Osho Rajneesh. After 5 years of Spiritual findings, Vinod Khanna came back to the industry.
While the news of the demise of the talented actor left everyone shocked, the Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to express their condolences at the loss of the actor. Here are a few quotes from twitter.
Madhuri Dixit was among the first celebs to comment and she said that the world has lost another talented soul and has sent her condolences to the actor’s family. Posting a picture together, Rishi Kapoor said that he is remembering the good old times with his friend, Vinod and thanked him for being his friend.
Akshay Kumar also took to twitter to express his sadness, stating that Vinod Khanna is one of the most charismatic actors. He also said that with the actor, an era comes to an end. Bollywood star Rajnikant also sent forward his heartfelt condolences for Vinod Khann’s family and said that he will miss him.
Since 2016, news of Vinod Khanna’s health issues came up in media. Early in 2017, the news of Vinod Khanna’s deteriorating health came again and a photo of his pale body was leaked in media. He hardly made any public appearances and was with his children and wife in these last days of his life. Vinod Khanna is survived by his wife Kavita and children, Rahul, Akshaye and Shraddha.
The industry is mourning the death of this legendary actor and we pray his soul rest in peace!