R.I.P Vinod Khanna
KRATIKA CHAUHAN, DELHI
“Time ka na bada game hai … iske saath kabhi nahi khelneka”
–Late Shri Vinod Khanna
The heartthrob of Hindi film industry, Vinod Khanna, passed away on Thursday morning. At the age of 70, this veteran actor was battling bladder cancer for many years. On this 31st March, he was admitted to the HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and at 11:20 am of 27th April he took his last breath.
The actor, often called one of the most handsome men in the industry, featured in as many as 146 films. He started his film career as a villain in “Man ka Meet (1968) and was last seen with Hema Malini in “Ek thi Rani aisi bhi (2017).”
He was one of the few Hindi actors who began by playing villains and moved on to play the hero. He got his first break as the solo lead hero in the film “Hum Tum Aur Wo” opposite Bharati Vishnuvardhan.
At the height of his popularity, he took 5 years break from his acting career and join Osho Rajneesh at his ashram in Pune in 1982.
Apart from his bollywood career he was also known for his extraordinary political skills. Khanna was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from Gurdaspur in Punjab. He was into his fourth term as MP from the seat.
Though the actor is no more with us but, he will always live in our memories.
In his memory, we, the team of Miss GupShup has come up with few of his best songs…
- Chahiye Thoda Pyaar
- Hum tumhe chahate hain aise
- Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye
- Koi Hota Jisko Apna Hum Apna Keh Lete
- Bambai Se Aaya Mera Dost
- Dil mein ho tum
- Ruk Jana Nahin Tu Kahin Haar Ke Kanton Pe
- Aaj Phir Tum Pe Pyar Aaya