Vinod Khanna, The Legend Passes Away
Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna has passed away at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital. He was 70. The actor and BJP MP was hospitalised early this month. While hospital authorities maintained that he was there only for "severe dehydration", sources said that he was under the care of an oncologist. The actor's family had also maintained that he was hospitalised for dehydration issues.
Mr. Khanna has won many awards including the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to Hindi cinema.
Hailed for his work in some of best Hindi films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Qurbani, Mere Apne, Mr. Khanna's 'angry young man' portrayal was admired by many over the years.