Late Actor Vinod Khanna: Age,affairs,career,height,weight and biography

Indian Bollywood celebrity Vinod Khanna poses during the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) 2012 in Mumbai on January 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO/STR / AFP PHOTO / STRDEL

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Real NameVinod Khanna
Nick NameSexy Sanyasi
Profession Politician, Actress and Producer


Physical Stats & More

Height178cm/1.78m/ 5″10′(in feet and inches)
Weight88 Kg/194lbs
Body/ Figure Measurements
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper


Personal Life

Date Of Birth6 October 1986
Age31 Years
Birth PlacePeshwar, North West Frontier, British India, British India(now KhyberPakhtunkhwa).
Zodiac SignLibra
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra
School St.Mary School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

St.Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Delhi Public School, Mathura Road,Delhi.

Barnes School, Deolali, Nashik

CollegeSydenham College,Delhi
Educational QualificationDegree in Commerce
DebutFilm-Man Ka Meet(1969)

Political- He joined Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP) in 1997 and was elected from Gurdaspur Constituency in 1998 Lok Sabha polls.

FamilyFather- Kishanchand  Khanna(Textile Businessman)

Mother-Kamla Khanna

Brothers-Pramod Khanna

Sisters- 3

Address13/C Elpallazo, Little Gibbs Road, Malabar Hills , Mumbai
Date of death27 April 2017
HobbiesNot Known
Place of DeathHN Reliance and Research Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai
  • Madhuri Dixit and Vinod Khanna’s intimate Scene in the film Dayavan(1988) created quite a controversy at the time of release.The reason for controversy and stir was that Vinod Khanna was 20 Years older than Madhuri Dixit.
  • While Shooting  Mahesh Bhatt’S Prem Dharam(1992) between the actress Dimple Kapadia and him left the actress embarrassed.Reportedly  Khana continued Kissing Dimple even after the director said ‘Cut’.Things went out of control when the staff had to pull him out of the bed.He later then apologised to Dimple justifying that he was inebriated.




Favourite Things

Favourite ActorMarlon Brando and Dilip Kumar
Favourite  Film Mughal-E-Azam(1960)
Favourite Food
Favourite DirectorsFeroz Khan,Mahmohan Desai, Raj khosla and Prakash Mehra.
Favourite Destination
Favourite ColorBlack
Favourite Animal


Girls, Affairs and More

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlsAmrita Singh, Actress

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WifeGitanjali (1971-1975)

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Kavita Daftary(1990-present),BusinessWoman

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SonsRahul Khanna(Actor)

Akshay Khanna(Actor)

Sakshi Khanna( Son from present Wife)



Style Quotient

Cars CollectionNot Known


Money Factor

SalaryNot known
Net worth$10.6 Million


Some Lesser Known Facts about the star:

1)After playing negative roles in a number of films including “Purab Aur Paschim”, “Sachaa Jhutha”, “Aan Milo Sajna”, “Mastana”, “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” and “Elaan”, Vinod Khanna finally got his break as a hero in “Hum Tum Aur Woh” in 1971.


Vinod Khanna shared a perfect on-screen chemistry with superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Together, they gave several Box Office hits like Hera Pheri (1976), Khoon Pasina (1977), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Parvarish (1977) and Muqaddar Ka Sikander (1978).

3)Vinod Khanna was probably the first Bollywood hero who took temporary retirement from the industry when he was still at the peak of his career.

4)Vinod has won five Filmfare awards so far, including Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.

5) Vinod Khanna was last seen in 2015 film “Dilwale” where Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol played the leads.

6)Khanna’s absence from his family resulted in his divorce with his first wife Geetanjali in 1985. The couple have two sons – Rahul Khanna and Akshaye Khanna.

7)In what was considered shocking at the time, Khanna left the film industry in 1982 to become a disciple of Osho Rajneesh. He moved to ‘Rajneeshpuram’ in the US and came back to India after five long years. His desertion of his wife and children was believed to have been a cause behind his eventual divorce of his first wife Gitanjali.

8) He was said to be one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood through the 80s even when it had the likes of equally big stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra And Rajesh Khanna.

9)He has won four times – 1998, 1999, 2004 & 2014 – from the border district of Gurdaspur in Punjab as a BJP Lok Sabha candidate.

10) Feroz Khan, one of Vinod Khanna’s good friends who starred with him in the hit 1980 film ‘Qurbani’, also coincidentally passed away on April 27 in 2009.

11)Vinod Khanna was paid more than Jeetendra in the film Insaan. he even earned more than Amitabh Bachchan in films such as Parvarish, Hera Pheri, Khoon Pasina, Amar Akbar Anthony.

12) He was a terrific method actor. For a role in Mera Gaon Mera Desh, he had genuinely bloodied himself by a belt to get into the skin of the character.

13)It was in 2002, He was First inducted into Cabinet of Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Culture and Tourism Minister.



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