Vinod Khanna Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Vinod Khanna Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight78 kg
Date of BirthOctober 6, 1946
Zodiac SignLibra
SpouseKavita Daftary

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.

Born Name

Vinod Khanna

Nick Name

S*xy Sanyasi

Indian actor and politician Vinod Khanna
Indian actor and politician Vinod Khanna ( / Pinterest)


Vinod was born on October 6, 1946.


He passed away on April 27, 2017, from bladder cancer in Mumbai. He was 70 years old.

Sun Sign


Born Place

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 –

  1. 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.
  2. Smita Patil
  3. Amrita Singh
  4. 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.
Vinod Khanna and wife Kavita seen attending Esha Deol's wedding in 2012
Vinod Khanna and wife Kavita seen attending Esha Deol‘s wedding in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


However, his hair had turned gray with his advancing age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Dimpled chin

Vinod Khanna (center) seen with Aamir Khan at a dinner bash for the UN Secretary General in 2012
Vinod Khanna (center) seen with Aamir Khan at a dinner bash for the UN Secretary-General in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Vinod Khanna Facts

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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