Vinod Khanna, the veteran superstar, died this morning. He was said to be suffering from cancer. He was the sitting Bharatiya Janata Party member of the Lok Sabha from Gurdaspur.
Recently, He was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai after he complained of uneasiness.
Vinod Khanna will be best remembered for his performance in films like Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Gaddaar (1973 film), Jail Yatra, Imitihaan, Inkaar, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Rajput, Qurbani, Kudrat, Dayavan, Kaarnama,Suryaa: An Awakening, Jum and Dayavan.
He was born on 6 October 1946 in Peshawar (now in Pakistan). Vinod Khanna debuted in Sunil Dutt’s 1968 film Man Ka Meet directed by Adhurti Subba Rao, as a villain where Som Dutt was the hero.