Veteran actor Vinod Khanna loses battle to cancer, passes away at 70

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NEW DELHI: Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away on April 27. He was 70.
Khanna, who was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma, breathed his last at 11.20 am.
The actor, who was sitting Bharatiya Janata Party member of the Lok Sabha from the Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab, was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai, recently .
Vinod Khanna had starred in more than 100 films in a career spanning over five decades. At the height of his popularity, Khanna surprised his fans when he took a break from acting for five years to join Osho Rajneesh at his ashram in Pune in 1982. But he returned to cinema in the late eighties, and courted success again with films such as “Insaaf” and “Satyameva Jayate”. He was was last seen in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Dilwale” in 2015.
The actor, who started off as a villain, went on to star as a leading man in dozens of films including “Mere Apne”, “Insaaf”, “Qurbaani” and “Amar, Akbar, Anthony”.
It is indeed a tragedy that a man who entertained millions of us for almost 4 decades has gone to the beyond after battling from cancer. Vinod Khanna will surely be missed. His legendary performances have left an indelible mark in our minds and hearts and such talents can never ever be replaced.

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