Vinod Khanna was one of the finest actors in the Bollywood industry for decades. His legacy lives on with his work he contributed to the industry. Here are some interesting facts about the star.
1. Vinod Khanna was a sitting MP from Gurdaspur between the years 1998-2009 and 2014-2017
2. His debut film was Sunil Dutt’s “Man Ka Meet” which was directed by Adurthi Subha Rao in 1968
3. He had left the Bollywood Industry for a brief period of 5 years in 1982 to follow the spiritual teachings of Osho and became one of his followers
4. He returned to Bollywood in 1987
5. He has starred in a total of 143 films
6. He has three sons and one daughter: Rahul Khanna, Akshay Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and Shraddha Khanna
7. His most memorable role in Qurbani was first offered to Amitabh Bachchan
8. Talking about method acting, Vinod Khanna was an intense method actor. In order to get into the skin of the character in “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” he beat himself with a belt
9. His peak was during the 70s and 80s during which he was also reportedly the second highest paid actor in the industry
10. He won his first filmfare award for “Haath Ki Safai“
Such was his legacy in Bollywood. He will be remembered forever as one of the finest actors in Bollywood. If you are a fan of Vinod Khanna then definitely share this post to show a mark of respect for the legendary actor. Hope you enjoyed reading this post.