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Vinod Khanna

Vinod Khanna was born on 6 October 1946 and died on 27 April 2017. Khanna was a Bollywood actor and Bollywood movies producer. Khanna was born in Punjabi family in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India. After his birth, the family migrated to Mumbai from Peshawar. Khanna received two Filmfare awards for his good work in Bollywood film industry.

Vinod Khanna Career (Movies)

Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna

1968-1971

Vinod Khanna first film was Man Ka Meet which was a remake of Tamil film and was released in 1968. The film was directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. He played a supporting role in films, Aan Milo Sajna, Sachaa Jhutha, Purab Aur Paschim, and Mastana in 1970, and Mera Gaon Mera Desh and Elaan (1971).

1971-1982

Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna

At the beginning of his career, he played villains role and after moved on to play hero role. In 1971, he played a lead hero role in the film Hum Tum Aur Woh. He played a different role in different movies. In the film, Achanak, he played a role of an army officer, a role of a college professor in Imtihaan (1974), a lead role in Farebi, Hatyara, Qaid (1975) and Zalima in 1980. Khanna’s two movies  Amar Akbar Anthony and Muquaddar Ka Sikandar became highest grossing Indian movies of 1977 and 1978. Dhamkee with Kumkum, Gaddaar in 1973, Yogita Bali,  Aap Ki Khatir in 1977 opposite Rekha, Raajmahal, Khoon Ki Pukaar, Shaque, Adha Din Aadhi Raat are some successful movies of Khanna’s. At the time, Khanna became one of the highest paid actors in Hindi films. 1982-1986 In 1982, Khanna left the film industry for five years and became a follower of the spiritual teacher Osho. 1987-2017

Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna

Khanna returned to film industry in 1987 and played movie Insaaf with Dimple Kapadi. After his return to industry, he was offered to play action films but his interest in playing romantic roles. In 1988 he played Dayavan which was a remake of Tamil movie Nayakan. In the 1990s, Khanna played in some movies including Eena Meena Deeka, Ekka Raja Rani, Insaaniyat Ke Devta, Kshatriya, Police Aur Mujri, Khoon Ka Karz, MahaSangram, Akhri Adaalat, Humshakal, Lekin, Jurm, CID, and Muqaddar Ka Badshaah. IN 1999, Khanna received a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his good work in Indian film industry for three decades. He played his last movie in 2017 film Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi with Hema Malini. The movie was released on 21 April 2017.

Vinod Khanna Death

Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna’s Funeral

On 2 April 2017, Vinod Khanna was hospitalized in Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center in Mumbai for a few weeks after suffering from cancer. He lost his battle with bladder cancer and died at the age of 70  at 11:20 am on 27 April. For more information about Khanna

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