Vinod Khanna was born on October 6, 1946, and died on April 27, 2017.
He was an Indian actor and producer of Bollywood films.
He was the recipient of two Filmfare awards.
Vinod Khanna was also an active politician and was the sitting MP from Gurdaspur constituency (between 1998-2009 and 2014-2017)
He was the lead character in many films and is best remembered for his performance in Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Gaddaar, Jail Yatra, Imtihaan, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Inkaar, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Rajput, Qurbani, Kudrat, Dayavan, Kaarnama,Suryaa: An Awakening and Jurm”‘.
When he made his debut in 1968, Khanna first acted in small roles or negative roles.
He played the role of an angry young man role in the movie Mere Apne, his negative role as the main villain in the superhit movie Mera Gaon Mera Desh and his role in the crtically acclaimed movie Achanak based on the events of the popular case K. M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra, as the military officer turned fugitive.
During 1982, at the peak of his film career, Khanna temporarily quit the film industry to follow his spiritual guru Osho Rajneesh.
Following a 5 year hiatus, he returned to the Hindi film industry giving two back to back hit films Insaaf and Satyamev Jayate.
He was popularly hailed as one of the most handsome lead actors ever in Bollywood.
Vinod Khanna passed away at 70 years old.