• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

INDIA

India mourns the death of veteran star and MP Vinod Khanna

One of a kind: Actor and BJP politician Vinod Khanna in April 2009. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

POLITICIANS and leading personalities from the Indian film industry have been paying tributes to the popular star and lawmaker Vinod Khanna, who passed away in Mumbai earlier today (27). He was 70. Khanna, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of parliament, was suffering from severe dehydration when he was admitted to hospital last month. A statement from the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital said Khanna was suffering from bladder cancer. India’s president Pranab Mukherjee led tributes to the star of films such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar and Mere Apne. “Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Shri Vinod…

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