Vinod Khanna passes away: Karan Johar, Rishi Kapoor, Akshay Kumar tweet condolences
Vinod Khanna's contemporary Rishi Kapoor tweeted a picture of a still from Amar Akbar Anthony as a tribute to the departed actor.
Veteran actor Vinod Khanna, best known for films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Achanak, Qurbani and Dabangg, has breathed his last. A host of celebrities across politics, cricket and the Indian film fraternity paid respect to the actor on Twitter.
President Pranab Mukherjee said, "Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Vinod Khanna, a highly talented and acclaimed actor and MP."
Sanjay Dutt has said, ""It is saddening to hear of the demise of Vinod Khanna ji. I have watched him as a child and throughout my life was always fascinated by his style and charisma. He was always a thorough gentleman. A big loss to the fraternity. He is and always will be family to the Dutts. May his soul rest in peace. My deepest condolences to Kavita Bhabhi, Akshay, Rahul and Sakshi."
Here are some of those tweets:
Will always remember Vinod Khanna as a popular actor, dedicated leader & a wonderful human. Pained by his demise. My condolences.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 27, 2017
Great actor, successful politician, worthy senior and a dear friend - can't believe #VinodKhanna ji is no more. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/yE8h70Drjz — Raj Babbar (@RajBabbarMP) April 27, 2017
Deeply saddened by the demise of our party colleague & versatile actor of all times Sh #VinodKhanna. May his soul rest in peace. Om shanti. pic.twitter.com/MvAXx06Ld0 — Satish Upadhyay (@upadhyaysbjp) April 27, 2017
Heartbreaking news.We lose a legend and the handsomest,most charismatic,stylish and awesome actor. #VinodKhanna a sad sad day. #RIPvinodji pic.twitter.com/rG1zjWfJeQ — arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) April 27, 2017
#VinodKhanna ji had a magnetic charm & persona. Both on & off screen. He was kind, affectionate & helpful. Loved his panther like walk. 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/q01Hmqxbdp — Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) April 27, 2017
An incredible journey of a super star ends today..thank you for your unparalleled contribution to the indian cinema #RIP #VinodKhanna pic.twitter.com/hrszJMeRIz — Rithvik Dhanjani (@rithvik_RD) April 27, 2017
With inputs from IANS.
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