Bollywood superstar Vinod Khanna dies at 70
Bollywood superstar with immense acting skills dies at 70 o 27th April. Cancer patient Vinod Khanna was admit in Reliance Foundation Hospital. Besides, acting Khanna was active in India politics too. He joined Bhartiya Janta Party in 1997 and became member of parliament from Punjab’s Gurdaspur. He has given many hit movies with superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
Born on 6th October 1946, Khanna has done more than 140 movies in bollywood. The handsome hunk started his career with negative roles and as the time passed he became the most demanded hero of Indian movie industry. His first movie as a lead hero was Hum Tum Aur Wo in 1971. He delivered many super hit movies in 70s and 80s. His 1980’s movie Qurbani is all time blockbuster of Bollywood. This Macho-man has contributed so much to the Indian Cinema. Here is the seven must watch movies of Vinod Khanna.
1. Amar Akbar Anthony
This 1977 release has a unique combination of action, comedy and romance. This movie got huge hit. Amitabh and Vinod Khanna worked together in this movie and audience liked them on a same screen. This film was directed by Manmohan Desai and starred Rishi Kapoor too.
2. Muqadda Ka Sikandar
Produced and direted by Prakash Mehra, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar released around 1978. This super hit movie starred Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Raakhee, Rekha and Amjad Khan. This movie blessed Vinod Khanna with an opportunity to showcase his different shades of his personality. This movie became turning point in the Khanna’s career and helped him grow as a mega star of Bollywood.
Director Feroz Khan released Dayavan in 1988 and featured Vinod Khanna, Feroz and Madhuri Dixit in lead roles. The song, ‘Aaj Fir Tum Pe Pyar Aya Hai’ was filmed on Vinod and Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit. This song got overwhelming response from the audience. This movie created the buzz of passionate kissing on screen.
4. Lahu Ke Do Rang
This 1979 movie was directed by Mahesh Bhatt. This movie features Vinod Khanna, Shabana Azmi and Danny Denzongpa and Helen. This movie got good response at box office. This movie revolves around Inspector Raj Singh, who’s father was killed by Shankar and his men for gold.
5. The Burning Train
An action thriller, The Burning Train was released in 1980. This movie brought all the big names of the time on the same screen. The story of this movie revolves around a fast train which catches fire on its inaugural day. This train runs from New Delhi to Mumbai. The movie has simple concept but it failed at box office.
The whole nation will miss handsome hunk Vinod Khanna. His death is a huge loss to the Bollywood.