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Vinod Khanna: A star and an actor who set the screen ablaze with his presence

It is the second death anniversary of the versatile actor today.

Strength, energy and power are the words that come to mind along with charm, vulnerability and warm-heartedness when one thinks about Vinod Khanna — one of the finest and most good looking actors which Hindi cinema has ever seen. His charisma was so defined that his mere presence on the screen could mesmerise audiences.

Remembering him today on his second death anniversary — April 27 — many highlights of his life come to mind.

At the peak of his acting career, he followed his heart and and — were both successful. It can, however, never be said what kind of success he would have gained as an actor had he not gone away in 1982.

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