Vinod Khanna death: Last rites of veteran actor performed in Worli; Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and others pay respect

Legendary Bollywood actor and politician Vinod Khanna passed away today at 11.20 am in Mumbai leaving behind a huge cinematic legacy which remains unmatched. The actor-turned-politician succumbed to advance bladder cancer, reports suggest.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
PlayVinod Khanna death: Last rites of veteran actor performed in Worli; Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and others pay respect

New Delhi: Legendary Bollywood actor and politician Vinod Khanna passed away today at 11.20 am in Mumbai leaving behind a huge cinematic legacy which remains unmatched. The actor-turned-politician succumbed to advance bladder cancer, reports suggest.

His cremation preparation begun around 5 pm today at Worli and the last rites were performed. The family and friends were present ahead of the ceremony for 'antim darshan', reportedly.

The entire film fraternity came for the funeral of the legendary actor. Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Danny Denzongpa and many others were seen. 

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Khanna is survived by wife Kavita and children Rahul Khanna, Akshay Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and daughter Shraddha.

Vinod Khanna was a BJP MP and several political leaders including PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee mourned his death.