Last rites of veteran actor Vinod Khanna performed in Mumbai

ANI
Published Apr 27, 2017, 7:08 pm IST
Updated Apr 28, 2017, 11:23 am IST
Entire film fraternity was present, including Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Ramesh Sippy and Abhishek Bachchan.
Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna during the cremation of his father veteran actor Vinod Khanna in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)
 Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna during the cremation of his father veteran actor Vinod Khanna in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: The last rites of Bollywood's veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away at the age of 70 due to cancer, were performed at Worli crematorium in Mumbai.

Entire film fraternity was present, including Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Ramesh Sippy and Abhishek Bachchan amongst others.

 

Vinod Khanna

Vinod KhannaVinod's son Akshaye Khanna with mother Geetanjali Khanna.

Vinod KhannaArjun Rampal

Vinod KhannaAmitabh Bachchan with son Abhishek Bachchan

Vinod KhannaJackie Shroff

Vinod KhannaRandeep Hooda

Vinod KhannaKabir Bedi

Vinod KhannaSubhash Ghai

The 'Mere Apne' star was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on March 31 with complications arising out of severe dehydration.

Bollywood's heartthrob, best known for his roles in the films such as 'Amar Akbar Anthony,' 'Qurbaani' and 'Insaaf' - died of cancer at a hospital here on Thrusday morning.

He was born on October 6, 1946 and was seen in 141 films as one of the most prominent and celebrated stars of Bollywood.

In 1982, at the peak of his career, the actor briefly quit the industry to follow spiritual Guru Osho Rajneesh.

Khanna joined politics in the year 1997 and also became the union minister of external affairs in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

Khanna was also a sitting BJP MP from Punjab's Gurdaspur district.

His sons Akshay and Rahul also had prominent Bollywood careers and his youngest son, Sakshi Khanna is on the brink of his Bollywood debut.

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