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RIP Vinod Khanna: Bollywood condoles actor’s death

Actor Vinod Khanna died at Mumbai’s Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Thursday morning. Film fraternity remembers him.

bollywood Updated: Jun 05, 2017 17:01 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Vinod Khanna,Amitabh bachchan,Zeenat Aman
Actor Vinod Khanna has worked with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sridevi, Manoj Kumar, Jeetendra among others.(Getty Images)

Actor Vinod Khanna, the original dashing hero of Bollywood, died at the age of 70 on Thursday. The actor was suffering from bladder cancer and was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai. A few weeks ago, the actor’s pictures, in which he looked frail, went viral on social media and his family requested that they be given privacy.

In his career, spanning over 45 years, the actor worked in films such as Purab Aur Paschim (1970), Reshma Aur Shera (1971), Parichay (1972), Hera Pheri (1976), Parvarish (1977), The Burning Train (1980), Muqaddar Ka Badshaah (1990), Wanted (2009), Dabangg (2010), Dilwale (2015)

The official statement from the hospital stated: Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma.

Ever since the news broke, industry colleagues have been expressing grief over the actor’s demise and remembering him.

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First Published: Apr 27, 2017 13:29 IST