Vinod Khanna passed away on Monday after suffering from cancer. He was 70.

Will miss you Amar Celebrities mourn beloved actor Vinod KhannaPTI / File photo
news Death Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:31

Celebrities and politicians took to Twitter to mourn the death of veteran Bollywood star Vinod Khanna on Monday after the beloved actor succumbed to a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.

Vinod Khanna was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai on April 5, according to PTI.

The actor, who also served as a Lok Sabha MP from Gurdaspur, was known for films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Gaddar, Mere Apne and Mere Gaon, Mera Desh. The veteran actor was one of the few actors who seamlessly transitioned from villainous roles to playing the hero.

Vinod starred alongside some of old Bollywood’s biggest names, including Amitabh Bachchan, Meena Kumari, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra. 

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