Happy Birthday Vinod Khanna: Vinod Khanna was not only an actor, but he was also a politician. Vinod Khanna was a four-time MP from Gurdaspur in Punjab on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket.
Today is the 75th birth anniversary of Bollywood veteran Vinod Khanna. It is probably not hidden from anyone that Vinod had said goodbye to Bollywood at one point and he went to the shelter of Osho. But very few people know about the circumstances under which they went. Today, on the occasion of Vinod Khanna’s birth anniversary, why did Vinod Khanna leave Bollywood for a while to be with Acharya Rajneesh ie Osho?
Let us tell you that Vinod Khanna lived in Rajneesh’s ashram in America for almost four years. In the meantime, he had left one of his films in the middle. However, Vinod Khanna returned to India in 1986. According to online media reports, Vinod Khanna was attracted to Osho after the death of his cousin and mother in an accident. Vinod Khanna wanted to seek spiritual guidance. At that time Vinod Khanna was shooting for a film called ‘Shatruta’.
Mahesh Bhatt went to America to convince Vinod Khanna
The film was being directed by Mahesh Bhatt. Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha were also in important roles in the hostilities. The shooting of the film was completed up to 75 percent. Meanwhile, Vinod Khanna decided to leave the film. Vinod Khanna left the film being produced by Sandeep Sethi midway and went to America. The producer also appealed to Vinod Khanna to complete the film, but to no avail.
According to reports, when Vinod Khanna stopped picking up the producer’s phone, Mahesh Bhatt himself went to America to convince Vinod Khanna. However, he did not return even at the behest of Mahesh Bhatt. After a few years i.e. in 1986, he came back to India and then he completed his project, but this film could not be released.
At present, talking about Vinod Khanna’s film career, he spent a long time in Hindi cinema. Vinod Khanna had proved his acting iron through films like Parvarish, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Panch Dushman, Shankar Shambhu, Amar Akbar Anthony, Jamir. Vinod Khanna was not only an actor, but he was also a politician. Vinod Khanna was a four-time MP from Gurdaspur in Punjab on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket.
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