Veteran actor and the Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna (70) succumbed to cancer of the urinary bladder, this morning at a hospital, in a Mumbai hospital.
Television actors took to social media to express their condolences. Read on...
"RIP😔🙏 You'll be missed."
"RIP #VinodKhanna .... the original #Dayawaan has made his journey to the heavenly adobe... now the gods get to see him walk flamboyantly ..!"
"Vinod khanna sir gave heroism a whole new meaning.legend gone.may ur soul rest in peace.#VinodKhanna .🙏"
"Really sad to learn about #VinodKhanna Saab. What a great personality. Condolences to the family 🙏🏻 #RIPvinodkhanna"
"Another legend of Indian cinema lost ... RIP the handsome and enigmatic Vinod Khanna . Prayers for the family n loved 🙏"
"The most handsome actor of his time... That smile...
Condolence to the family!"
"My mother's favorite hero. Always seemed an example of charm and chivalry #VinodKhanna a legacy has gone. May his soul be at peace."
Karan Johar: His screen presence is unparalleled even today...his super star swag is what we grew up on....RIP #VinodKhanna ...thoughts and prayers....
Rithvik Dhanjani: An incredible journey of a super star ends today..thank you for your unparalleled contribution to the indian cinema #RIP #VinodKhanna.
Sana Khan: N today v lost another legend 💔he was def the most handsome nhumble one,my family favorite❣️may his soul Rest In Peace!Ameen #VinodKhannaji...
Mohit Raina: Real Dayavan.May his soul rest in peace.Childhood hero #VinodKhanna Sir.
Namish Taneja: R.I.P #VinodKhanna sir. You will always be in our hearts💐.
Monalisa: RIP #VinodKhanna ji .. true legend 🙏🏽.
ੴ Dolly Bindra ੴ : Most handsome man #VinodKhanna ji always will be remembered rip.
KRK: RIP #VinodKhanna Sahab. People will miss you ever sir!🙏.
"#VinodKhanna sir is proof- कि मत घमंड कर और ना सोच, कि तेरे जैसा कोई और ना होगा,,याद रख, आज जहाँ तू है, बेशक वहाँ कल कोई और भी होगा!"
A statement from the hospital said, "Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma."
A hospital source was quoted by a leading daily as saying, "Doctors and family were expecting a recovery but somehow his condition escalated and he succumbed today afternoon."
It's a great loss for the film industry. Vinod Khanna will be missed.