By Rita Chioma
Veteran Bollywood actor, Vinod Khanna has died today, 27th April, 2017. He was 70 years of age.
Khanna, who was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma, breathed his last at 11.20 am.
Khanna made his debut in films in 1968, after which he went on to become one of the Hindi film industry’s biggest stars over two decades.
He is remembered for his performances in “Mere Apne” (My Own), “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” (My Village, My Country) in which he played the role of a villain, “Kucche Dhage” (Fragile Thread)” and “Achanak” (Suddenly). –
Khanna, who was also a film producer and a politician, died at the HN Reliance Foundation hospital, a hospital spokesman confirmed.
He is expected to be buried later today.