Vinod Khanna passes away at 70, Bollywood stars pays their last respects

After fighting cancer, veteran Bollywood star and former politician Vinod Khanna took his last breath in Mumbai yesterday, till then the Khanna family kept mum about his illness.

Former union minister and yesteryear actor, Vinod Khanna took his last breath yesterday in Mumbai. The hospital where the veteran star was admitted gave a brief statement to the press which said that the actor was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma.

His funeral took place at the crematorium in Worli later the same evening. Bollywood big celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranjit, Rishi Kapoor and many big names attended his last journey. There were many yesteryears actor like Rishi Kapoor who took it to his Twitter account and expressed his loss. Rishi posted the poster of their film, Amar Akbar Anthony and captioned it as, “Will miss you Amar. RIP.”

Other than Bollywood stars who expressed their sadness, PM Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee expressed their condolences on their Twitter accounts. “Will always remember Vinod Khanna as a popular actor, dedicated leader, and a wonderful human. Pained by his demise. My condolences,” Prime Minister tweeted.