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Legendary Actor Vinod Khanna's Demise Leaves Bollywood Mourning

A void that can't be filled.

27/04/2017 12:16 PM IST | Updated 27/04/2017 3:09 PM IST
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One of Hindi filmdom's favourite stars, Vinod Khanna, breathed his last on Thursday in Mumbai. He was reportedly suffering from bladder cancer.

Having arrived on the scene in the late 1960s, Khanna soon made his a mark in the film industry, featuring in iconic films such as Amar Akbar Anthony, The Burning Train, Qurbani, and Mere Apne. He acted in a total of 146 movies and won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Haath Ki Safai in 1975.

Khanna was also the sitting Bharatiya Janata Party member of the Lok Sabha from the Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab.

Many prominent industry figures paid their respects to the "most handsome" actor on Twitter.

Johar, who has also produced the upcoming 'Baahubali: The Conclusion', said that the film's team had decided to cancel the premiere which was to be held on Thursday evening.

Other notable personalities also took to the platform to mourn his death.

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