Published on 06 Aug 2013 | over 3 years ago
Vinod Khanna, born on 6 October 1946, to Kamla and Kishanchand Khanna, a textiles, dyes and chemicals businessman.
Vinod Khanna debuted in Sunil Dutt's 1968 film Man Ka Meet as a villain. He acted in multi-starrer films often playing supporting and negative roles in hit films such as Purab Aur Paschim (1970), Sachaa Jhutha (1970) and Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971).] His big break was in the 1971 film Mere Apne directed by Gulzar.
Khanna was one of the most successful actors in the Bollywood, competing with Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra. His pairing with Amitabh Bachchan was both critically acclaimed and commercially successful.
In 1997, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab.
Vinod Khanna's latest film is Dabangg which is super hit movie starring Salmaan Khan and Sonakshi Sinha.