- Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna is dead
- Khanna who is popular for his role in Amar Akbar Anthony died after suffering cancer at age 70
- He was also a Member of Parliament in the northern state of Punjab
Indian actor Vinod Khanna who starred in dozens of hit Bollywood movies including Amar Akbar Anthony and Mere Apne is dead.
He died Thursday, April 26 aged 70 after suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma (bladder cancer) at Mumbai hospital.
NAIJ.com gathered that Khanna was hospitalised in the first week of April due to severe dehydration but was later said to be stable and responding positively to treatment.
According to official report on his death, “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,” it said.
Khanna made his acting debut in 1968 in “Man Ka Meet” but is best remembered for his performances in “Mera Gaon Mera Desh”, “Mere Apne”, “Achanak” and “Amar Akbar Anthony”, where he appeared alongside superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor.
May his soul rest in peace.
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