Mumbai: Renowned Bollywood actor of yore, Vinod Khanna has reportedly died. The news of his death has shocked the entire nation, with millions of his fans mourning his death not just in India but around the world. He was 70
Vinod Khanna cause of death is bladder cancer and the actor was reportedly not keeping well for quite some times. A few pictures of the actor that sneaked into the media recently showed that the actor had become a pale shadow of his past.
He was one of the smartest and most prolific actors in the Hindi cinema rivaling at one time the likes of Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar, both of whom are years senior to him.
Reports suggest that Vinod Khanna breathed his last at Mumbai’s HN Reliance Hospital. He died at around 11.20am earlier today, Thursday.
Sources at HN Reliance Hospital, one of the best private hospitals in India’s commercial capital said that “Doctors and family were expecting a recovery but somehow his condition escalated and he succumbed today afternoon”. Reports suggest that the actor was hospitalised in April first week due to severe dehydration but was later said to be stable and responding positively to treatment.
Besides being a great actor, his stint in the politics was also rather successful. He was the member of lower house of the Indian Parliament, Lok Sabha on the ruling BJP ticket from the Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab.