The once-upon-a-time heartthrob of Bollywood Vinod Khanna breathed his last on April 27, 2017, as he succumbed to cancer. The late actor’s family organised a prayer meeting at Nehru Centre in Mumbai on the evening of May 3.
Bollywood celebrities arrived in numbers for the condolence meeting, many who had especially missed his funeral ceremony. From among those who were spotted at the venue include celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik and Rakesh Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, Sridevi, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Arbaaz Khan, Athiya Shetty, Shakti and Shivangi Kapoor, Abbas Mustan, Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar, Malaika Arora, Ashutosh Gowarikar among others.
Vinod was one of the most sought after film stars in the 1970s and 1980s. The actor is survived by his wife, Kavita Khanna, and four children – Rahul, Akshaye, Sakshi, and Shraddha. Rahul and Akshaye, both actors, were from his first wife, Geetanjali.