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Vinod Khanna's Life in Pictures

Last updated on: April 27, 2017 18:55 IST

One of the most good-looking actors of Bollywood, Vinod Khanna is no more.

We take a look at his life through his pictures over the years.

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

A rare picture of a very young Vinod Khanna.

Born in 1946, Khanna joined the film industry in 1968. He was 22 years old then.

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

The dashing Vinod Khanna.

 

Photograph: Indian History Pics/ Twitter

Nargis, Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Sunil Dutt, Vinod Khanna and Amrish Puri get together during the shooting of the film Reshma Aur Shera in 1970.

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter

Vinod Khanna with his sons. Rahul was born in 1972 while Akshaye was born in 1975.

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

Another adorable picture of the boys with their father.

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

'A convocation of Khannas, circa 1977!' Rahul Khan captions this picture.

 

Photograph: Star

At the height of his career, Vinod Khanna left the movies to follow his spiritual guru Osho Rajneesh.

Here, he poses on a magazine cover in 1979.

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

Vinod Khanna's iconic Cinthol ad in the 1980s.

 

Photograph: Indian History Pics/ Twitter

A rare muhurat picture of the 1982 film Rajput.

In the picture: Amitabh Bachchan, director Shakti Samanta, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini and Vinod Khanna. Seated: Director Vijay Anand and Ranjita.

 

Photograph: Film History Pics/ Twitter

Vinod Khanna poses with his Chandni team in 1989.

Rishi Kapoor, producer TS Reddy, Khanna, Anupam Kher and director Yash Chopra get clicked during the promotions of the film.

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter

Vinod Khanna with wife Kavita and their cat.

 

Photograph: Red Chillies Entertainment/Twitter

That unforgettable charming face.

 

Photograph: Movies N Memories/ Twitter

Vinod Khanna shares a light moment with Feroz Khan, Raaj Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan.

Ironically, Feroz Khan also passed away on the same day, eight years ago.


Photograph: Dilip Kumar Fan Club/ Twitter

The music launch of Lekin in 1990 with director Gulzar, Chief Guest Dilip Kumar, producer Lata Mangeshkar, Vinod Khanna and music director Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

The film also starred Dimple Kapadia.

 

Photograph: Pooja Bedi/ Twitter

Vinod Khanna revisited the Osho ashram years later with Pooja Bedi and a friend.

Pooja Bedi tweeted this picture and wrote, 'With vinod khanna and @Anilgbikaner at the osho ashram in dharamshala. Lovely happy space. :) chatter about my mom:)'

 

Photograph: Rahul Khanna/Instagram

Vinod Khanna joins Twitter, and Rahul Khanna writes: 'Spending the evening giving Twitter newbie @VinodKhanna108 some tweet-tips.'

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter

On the sets of one of his last films Dilwale, with Shah Rukh Khan.

 

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter.

The veteran actor gets mobbed. Here, fans cannot get enough of him when he visited the Gateway of India.

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter

Vinod Khanna returns to the Chirva village in Nagpur, where he had shot the film Mera Gaon Mera Desh.

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter.

Vinod Khanna, the traveller.



Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter.

Vinod Khanna with Kavita on their 25th wedding anniversary in 2015.

 

Photograph: Kavita Khanna/Twitter.

One of Vinod Khanna's last public appearances.

Vinod Khanna at the BSF outpost on the India-Pak border in Gurdaspur. His wife Kavita had posted the picture in October 2016.