Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, 70, passed away at a Mumbai hospital today. He was suffering from advanced cancer of the bladder and was hospitalized for severe dehydration few weeks ago. Officials at the HN Reliance Hospital said Vinod Khanna breathed his last at 11.20 am.
Many fans had reacted with shock and sympathy after a photograph of a frail and haggard Khanna in the hospital was leaked on social media weeks ago.
Vinod Khanna, born in Peshawar in present-day Pakistan, was a sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian from the Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab.
Bollywood actors and millions of fans expressed their grief over death of Vinod Khanna on social media.