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Vinod Khanna dies at 70: Reactions from friends, colleagues, admirers pour in

Vinod Khanna died at 70 due on Thursday. Reactions from industry figures, politicians and admirers poured in.

bollywood Updated: Apr 27, 2017 12:43 IST
HT Correspondent
Vinod Khanna at Hindustan Times House.
Vinod Khanna at Hindustan Times House.(HT Photo)

Veteran star and politician Vinod Khanna died at 70 on Thursday. He was said to be suffering from cancer.

The actor was hospitalised in the first week of April due to severe dehydration but was later said to be stable and responding positively to treatment.

Khanna, who was a 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.

Vinod Khanna and Meenakshi Seshadri in Mahaadev. (HT Photo)

The actor, often called one of the most handsome men in the industry, featured in films like Mere Apne, Insaaf and Amar, Akbar, Anthony. He was last seen in Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale. He had 146 credits as an actor, according to IMDb.

Several industry figures, politicians, and admirers paid respects on Twitter