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PIX: Abhishek-Aishwarya at Vinod Khanna's prayer meet

Last updated on: May 04, 2017 17:35 IST

Bollywood celebrities offered their condolences to Vinod Khanna, who passed away on April 27, at a prayer meet held at Nehru Centre in Worli, Mumbai.

Not many people from the film fraternity were present for his funeral but a number of film folk, including the youngsters, attended the chautha.

 

Vinod Khanna's wife, Kavita, son Sakshi and daughter Shraddha pose beside a portrait of the late actor.

Vinod Khanna's eldest son from his first wife, Geetanjali, Rahul Khanna strides in.

The actor has been posting throwback pictures of himself with his father since the funeral.

Vinod Khanna's younger son Akshaye has reportedly taken a break from the shooting of Ittefaq.

Vinod Khanna's brother Pramod arrives with his family.

 

Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya arrive hand-in-hand.

Amitabh has done a lot of movies with Vinod Khanna, and wrote a moving tribute to him.

He arrives with his daughter Shweta.

Video: Bachchans, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Hrithik pay their tributes.
 

Shah Rukh Khan worked in one of Vinod Khanna's last films, Dilwale.

Shah Rukh caught up with Farida Jalal at the prayer meet. They had famously worked together in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.

After the iconic film, incidentally, she could quote any price. Read about it here.

Aamir Khan had worked with Vinod Khanna in Yash Chopra multi-starrer, Parampara, in 1992.

He arrives with wife Kiran Rao.

At the prayer meet, he caught up with Ameesha Patel and Suresh Oberoi.

Aamir greets late Shammi Kapoor's wife Neila Devi warmly. 

 

Hrithik Roshan and his mother, Pinky.

Boney Kapoor and Sridevi arrive together.

Sridevi worked with Vinod Khanna in one of her most popular films, Chandni.

If reports are to be believed, the first premiere that Vinod Khanna's father attended was 1998's Dayavan, in which he starred opposite Madhuri Dixit, in one of her earliest films.

Sonakshi Sinha worked with Vinod Khanna in the Dabangg movies.

Her father Shatrughan Sinha had worked with Khanna earlier in films like Mere Apne. He pays rich tribute to Khanna here.

Aditya Pancholi arrives with wife Zarina Wahab while Shakti Kapoor escorts wife Shivangi.

Shakti has worked with Vinod Khanna in many films, right from 1987's Insaaf.

Farhan Akhtar arrives with mother Honey Irani and sister Zoya.

Farhan's father Javed Akhtar and cousin Farah Khan were also in attendance.

 

Rakesh Roshan greets Arbaaz Khan.

Khan had directed Vinod Khanna in one of his last films, Dabangg 2.

Arbaaz's estranged wife Malaika arrives separately.

Sanjay Khan arrives with wife Zarine.

Incidentally, Khanna passed on the same day as Sanjay's brother Feroz Khan, on April 27.

Feroz Khan, who died in 2009, had worked with Khanna in a few films, including the big hit Qurbani.

The youngest of the Khan brothers Akbar arrives with wife Mariam.

 Feroz Khan's wife Sundari and daughter Laila arrive.

 

Pooja Bhatt arrives with uncle Mukesh Bhatt and Sangeeta Bijlani.

Khanna's Insaan co-star Reena Roy.

Chunky Pandey escorts mum Dr Snehlata Panday.

Ambani sons Akash and Anant arrive together.

Anil Ambani arrives with wife Tina and son Anmol.

Adi Godrej also made his way to the prayer service. Also seen here is Uddhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi.

Anurag Kashyap makes sure to attend.

Producer Ketan Desai.

 

Pooja greets actor Kiran Kumar, director Dheeraj Kumar and Mukesh Bhatt.

The Burmawalla brothers: Abbas, Mustan and Hussain.

The directors have worked closely with Akshaye Khanna in films like Race and Humraaz.

Politician Milind Deora.

Rajiv Kapoor greets Prem Chopra.

Did you know they are related? Prem Chopra's wife Uma is Rajiv's aunt -- she is his mother Krishna's sister.

Dalip Tahil and Satish Shah arrive.

Nagma looks unrecognisable as she arrives for the prayer meet.

Also spotted were Madhoo and Sharbani Mukherjee.

Rishi Kapoor had slammed the younger generation for skipping Vinod Khanna's funeral, and they seemed to take note.

Sonu Sood, who worked with Vinod Khanna in the Dabangg movies, gets spotted with Sooraj Pancholi and Armaan Jain.

Bindu gets clicked along with Poonam Dhillon.

 

Shobha Khote arrives with her daughter Bhavana Balsavar. Tabu gets clicked as well.

Mana Shetty accompanies her daughter Athiya. Anoop Soni is also spotted.

 

Also seen are Arjun Rampal and his wife Mehr Jesia.

Arjun, who had worked with Vinod Khanna in Deewanapan, had attended the funeral as well.

Ashutosh Gowariker arrives with wife Sunita.

Directors JP Dutta and Govind Nihalani arrive.

Dutta had directed Akshaye Khanna in one of his earliest films Border, way back in 1997.

Producers Siddharth Roy Kapoor and Ritesh Sidhwani arrive.

Directors Satish Kaushik and Anees Bazmee.

Manmohan Shetty of Adlabs Films gets clicked with Ronnie Screwvala. Ronnie's wife Zarina also attended.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar / Video: Afsar Dayatar