|Vinod Khanna Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||October 6, 1946|
Vinod Khanna was a veteran Indian actor, producer, and politician who was famous for his debonair looks and films like Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978), Qurbani (1980), etc. He has more than 50k followers on Facebook.
Vinod was born on October 6, 1946.
He passed away on April 27, 2017, from bladder cancer in Mumbai. He was 70 years old.
Peshawar, British India (now Pakistan)
Actor, Producer, Politician
- Father – Krishanchand Khanna
- Mother – Kamla Khanna
- Siblings – Pramod Khanna (Younger Brother), Poonam Kapur (Sister), Neena Chandhok (Sister), Beena Walia (Sister)
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Vinod had dated –
- Gitanjali Taleyarkhan (1971-1985) – The veteran actor was married to Gitanjali Taleyarkhan from 1971 to 1985. He had 2 sons – Rahul Khanna (b. June 20, 1972) and Akshaye Khanna (b. March 28, 1975), both of whom became actors.
- Smita Patil
- Amrita Singh
- Kavita Daftary (1990-2017) – Khanna tied the knot with Kavita Daftary in May 1990. Together, they welcomed son Sakshi Khanna (b. 1991) and daughter Shraddha Khanna.
Race / Ethnicity
However, his hair had turned gray with his advancing age.
Vinod Khanna Facts
- His first love was cricket. But, he settled for a film career when he realized that he could never play as well as ace cricketer Gundappa Viswanath.
- He left the film industry at the peak of his career in 1982, to follow in the spiritual path of leader Osho Rajneesh. Nevertheless, he made a successful comeback in 1987 with Insaaf starring Dimple Kapadia.
- Due to their striking resemblance, his brother Pramod Khanna played the role of Prajapati Pandey in Dabangg 3 (starring Salman Khan) after Vinod’s death.
- Feroz Khan, his longtime friend and co-star in Qurbani, died on the same date as Khanna i.e., 27th April but, in 2009.
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