Some Lesser Known Facts About The Inimitable And Ever Charming Vinod Khanna

The legend redefined Bollywood with each of his roles.


Vinod Khanna was the quintessential superstar and the ideal hero of Bollywood. Bollywood lost a star on 21st April 2017. The actor will always be remembered by his legacy and charm. The superstar’s love for spirituality led to Amitabh Bachchan’s stardom. We take a look at some lesser known parts of his life here.

#1 11 years, 47 films.


The actor gave 47 films during 1971-1982. Almost all of them were multi starrers like Amar Akbar Anthony, Qurbani, and Hera Pheri.

#2 The villain who turned into a good cop.


He was famous for his portrayal of a cop in almost all his movies. Earlier the actor played only negative characters.

#3 The superstar who turned to spirituality.


At the peak of his career, the superstar went to the Osho ashram in the USA. He left everything behind to become a gardener at the ashram.

#4 Politics.


In 1997, the actor won the Punjab’s Gurdas parliamentary seat four times in the Lok Sabha.

#5 The first actor to endorse a soap brand.


He was the first Bollywood actor to endorse Cinthol.

Which role of his was the most memorable one?

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