Veteran actor Vinod Khanna bid an adieu to the world this morning, leaving everyone in shock. Apart from being the best looking man of his times, Vinod was also a terrific actor. But Vinod didn’t have a conventional launch like other actors. He stepped in the industry by playing a baddie or second lead roles like in Sunil Dutt’s MAN KA MEET followed by MERE APNE, MERA GAON MERA DESH, ACHANAK, PURAB AUR PASCHIM, SACHAA JHUTHA and others. However, his first film as lead actor was HUM TUM AUR WOH in 1971. While Vinod Khanna’s sudden demise a vacuum has been certainly created in the filmdom, let’s run through the memory lane and take a look at some of his best performances and films. The list may be endless but we go through some of his memorable roles.
AMAR AKBAR ANTHONY: This Manmohan Desai directed film brought the three shining stars of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor and the film became a super duper hit. In fact it went on to become a cult film.
QURBANI: The 1980 Bollywood action drama thriller, produced and directed by Feroz Khan, became for famous for two reasons one being Zeenat Aman’s sexy disco avatar and Vinod Khanna’s flamboyance and style. The film was a huge success at BO and it brought Disco revolution. In act Vinod Khanna was nominated as Best Actor in Filmfare Awards.
MERA GAON MERA DESH: Who can ever forget this film where Vinod Khanna dared to play a baddie, a dacoit opposite Dharmendra that too in the initial years of his career. And Vinod’s risk only benefitted him. He garnered enough accolades for his role.
HERA PHERI: This is one of six films that brought Vinod Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan together since their pairing by that became the most bankable jodi. The film was superhit, however it was only Vinod Khanna who received a Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
HAATH KI SAFAI:While mentioning about his best works, no one would miss this film in the list. Vinod Khanna even bagged Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.
Similarly there are other remarkable films like KUCHHE DHAAGE, RAJPUT, KUDRAT, INKAAR, MUQADDAR KA SIKANDER, etc
Among the latest lot, Vinod Khanna was seen in films like DABANGG & DABANGG 2, DILWALE, WANTED, RAMAIYA VASTAVAIYA and others
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