Vinod Khanna birth anniversary special: 6 October

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Vinod Khanna was an Indian actor, producer and politician. Khanna appeared in over 141 films between 1968 and 2013 and is remembered for his performances in films such as Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Imtihaan, Inkaar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Lahu Ke Do Rang, Qurbani, Dayawaan and Jurm. goes.

Vinod Khanna Biography

Born6 October 1946 | Peshawar
SpouseGeetanjali Taleyar Khanna, Kavita Daftary
First MovieMere Apne
Latest MovieGuns of Banaras | 
Famous MoviesQurbani, Amar Akbar Anthony, Haath Ki Safai
AwardsDadasaheb Phalke Award (2018)
Key HighlightsMember of Parliament, Lok Sabha | Former Minister of State for Culture & Tourism | Former Minister of State for External Affairs
Died27 April 2017
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
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Vinod Khanna was born on October 6, 1946 in Peshawar, British India (now in Pakistan) into a Punjabi Hindu family. His mother’s name was Kamla Khanna and father’s name was Krishnachand Khanna. After the partition of India, his family left Peshawar and went to Bombay (present day Mumbai).


He started his career with negative roles. Khanna appeared as a villain for the first time in 1968 in the film ‘Mere Apne’. After that he acted in many films. Initially he appeared in supporting and negative roles but later he established himself as a lead actor in Bollywood.

Famous Films of Vinod Khanna

Vinod Khanna’s famous films according to IMDb are.

  1. Qurbani (1980)
  2. Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
  3. Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971)
  4. Dayavan (1988)
  5. Hera Pheri (1976)
  6. Chandni (1989
  7. Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)
  8. Lekin… (1990)
  9. Sachaa Jhutha (1970)
  10. Parvarish (1977)

Personal life

Vinod met his first wife Geetanjali Taleyarkhan in college, after which Khanna married Geetanjali in 1971. He had two sons with her, Rahul and Akshay; Both became Bollywood actors.

In 1975, he became a disciple of Osho and in the early 1980s, moved to Rajneeshpuram. After losing his mother in 1982, Khanna felt an emotional void and turned to his spiritual guru Osho Rajneesh.

Khanna and Geetanjali divorced in the year 1985. In 1990, upon his return to India, Khanna married Kavita Daftari, daughter of industrialist Sharayu Daftari. From this marriage he had a son and a daughter.


He died on April 27, 2017. Although Vinod Khanna is no longer among us today, his film legacy will continue to show the way for new artists and actors. To cherish this legacy, he was also honored with many awards, including Filmfare twice and Dadasaheb Phalke Award posthumously in the year 2017.

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