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In Pics: Vinod Khanna (1946-2017)

Movies | AFP | April 27, 2017, 4:43 pm
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Vinod Khanna was born in a Punjabi family to Kamla and Kishanchand Khanna on 6 October 1946, in Peshawar. Shortly after his birth, India was partitioned and the family left Peshawar and reached Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

Vinod Khanna was born in a Punjabi family to Kamla and Kishanchand Khanna on 6 October 1946, in Peshawar. Shortly after his birth, India was partitioned and the family left Peshawar and reached Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

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Vinod Khanna debuted as a villain, in Sunil Dutt's film 'Man Ka Meet' (1968) directed by Adhurti Subba Rao. (Image: AFP)

Vinod Khanna debuted as a villain, in Sunil Dutt's film 'Man Ka Meet' (1968) directed by Adhurti Subba Rao. (Image: AFP)

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He got his first break as the solo lead hero opposite Bharati Vishnuvardhan, in the film Hum Tum Aur Woh (1971). (Image: AFP)

He got his first break as the solo lead hero opposite Bharati Vishnuvardhan, in the film Hum Tum Aur Woh (1971). (Image: AFP)

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He married Geetanjali in 1971 and had two sons with her, Rahul Khanna and Akshaye Khanna. (Image: AFP)

He married Geetanjali in 1971 and had two sons with her, Rahul Khanna and Akshaye Khanna. (Image: AFP)

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Vinod Khanna acted in lead roles in many superhit films like Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Imitihaan, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Inkaar, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Qurbani, Kudrat, Dayavan, Kaarnama. (Image: AFP)

Vinod Khanna acted in lead roles in many superhit films like Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Imitihaan, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Inkaar, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Qurbani, Kudrat, Dayavan, Kaarnama. (Image: AFP)

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In 1982, Vinod Khanna became a follower of the spiritual teacher Osho Rajneesh and left the film industry for five years. His absence from his family caused friction between the couple, and the marriage ended in divorce. (Image: AFP)

In 1982, Vinod Khanna became a follower of the spiritual teacher Osho Rajneesh and left the film industry for five years. His absence from his family caused friction between the couple, and the marriage ended in divorce. (Image: AFP)

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After a 5 year break, he returned to the Hindi film industry giving two back to back hit films Satyamev Jayate and Insaaf. (Image: AFP)

After a 5 year break, he returned to the Hindi film industry giving two back to back hit films Satyamev Jayate and Insaaf. (Image: AFP)

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In 1990, he married Kavita. They have a daughter, Shraddha and a son, Sakshi. (Image: AFP)

In 1990, he married Kavita. They have a daughter, Shraddha and a son, Sakshi. (Image: AFP)

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In 1997, Khanna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab. Later, he became union minister for culture and tourism in July 2002. Later, he was moved to the more important ministry of external affairs (MEA) as Minister of State. In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. Vinod Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll but was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency in 2014. (Image: AFP)

In 1997, Khanna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab. Later, he became union minister for culture and tourism in July 2002. Later, he was moved to the more important ministry of external affairs (MEA) as Minister of State. In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. Vinod Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll but was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency in 2014. (Image: AFP)

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On April 2, 2017, after suffering from severe dehydration, he was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center in Girgaon, Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

On April 2, 2017, after suffering from severe dehydration, he was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center in Girgaon, Mumbai. (Image: AFP)

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He passed away on the morning of April 27, 2017 and was said to be after a battle with cancer. In his last days, He was surrounded by his children, family and wife Kavita. (Image: AFP)

He passed away on the morning of April 27, 2017 and was said to be after a battle with cancer. In his last days, He was surrounded by his children, family and wife Kavita. (Image: AFP)

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