, who was born on 6th October 1946 in Peshawar, passes away today, after battling cancer. Vinod Khanna is survived by wife Kavita Khanna and children
, Akshaye Khanna,
and Shraddha Khanna. Vinod Khanna is a sitting MP of BJP from Gurdaspur. Being an actor, he had completed 141 films and had a strong fan base. During his peak time in 1982, the actor decided to quit the acting career and follow his spiritual guru, Osho Rajneesh. Later, he returned to film industry and gave hit movies, as usual. He joined BJP and contested in Lok Sabha election in 1997. He had been the Union Minister in 2002, under the tenure of
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
. He had also been the external affairs minister. May his soul rest in peace! Our deepest condolences to his family members!