Photos: Vinod Khanna and his political career

27-Apr-2017
  •  All pics/AFP

    All pics/AFP

  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna (C), along with his wife Kavita (R)daughter Shraddha (L), gestures to his supporters after filing his election nomination papers in Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009.

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna (C), along with his wife Kavita (R)daughter Shraddha (L), gestures to his supporters after filing his election nomination papers in Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009.

  • Vinod Khanna (R) makes a victory sign during an election campaign rally on the outskirts of Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009.

    Vinod Khanna (R) makes a victory sign during an election campaign rally on the outskirts of Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009.

  • Bollywood actor and four-time BJP MP Vinod Khanna and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    Bollywood actor and four-time BJP MP Vinod Khanna and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • In 1997, Khanna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab for the next year's Lok Sabha poll. In 1999, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the same constituency.

    In 1997, Khanna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab for the next year's Lok Sabha poll. In 1999, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the same constituency.

  • Vinod Khanna (R) and his wife Kavita speak to media at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on March 26, 2014.

    Vinod Khanna (R) and his wife Kavita speak to media at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on March 26, 2014.

  • Vinod Khanna with Shatrughan Sinha. In July 2002, he became union minister for culture and tourism but after six months he was moved to the more important ministry of external affairs (MEA) as Minister of State.

    Vinod Khanna with Shatrughan Sinha. In July 2002, he became union minister for culture and tourism but after six months he was moved to the more important ministry of external affairs (MEA) as Minister of State.

  • File picture of BJP MP Vinod Khanna with BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prashad, JP Nadda and Shatrughan Sinha at BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House.

    File picture of BJP MP Vinod Khanna with BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prashad, JP Nadda and Shatrughan Sinha at BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House.

  • Bollywood actor and BJP MP Vinod Khanna along with his wife Kavita at Parliament House in New Delhi.

    Bollywood actor and BJP MP Vinod Khanna along with his wife Kavita at Parliament House in New Delhi.

  • In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency .

    In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency .

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In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency .

    In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency .

  • Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna gestures as he speaks during a campaign rally in Amritsar

    Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna gestures as he speaks during a campaign rally in Amritsar

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