Veteran actor Vinod Khanna has passed away on 27 April 2017 in Mumbai. Khanna was ill and had been hospitalised since Friday, 31 March. At this time his son Rahul Khanna had told the press that he had been admitted after suffering from severe dehydration and added that doctors hoped to discharge Khanna senior soon.
However unconfirmed reports claimed that the actor was possibly undergoing treatment for cancer. From the time he made his debut in 1968, he appeared in over 140 films. He also had a supporting role in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Dilwale.