Film actor Vinod Khanna has a birthday on October 6. Vinod Khanna left his film career in search of spiritual satisfaction from the high point of his career. After this he took refuge with spiritual master Osho.
Today, when Vinod Khanna ended his spiritual break and returned to India, he was offered to run Osho’s ashram in Pune, as reported in Hindustan Times on his birthday.
Talking about this, he had said, ‘I went back to Bollywood. Making a comeback to films was the easy part. I was leaving my master in America which was an almost impossible decision, I was associated with Osho. They asked me to run an ashram in Pune but I refused. It has been the most difficult thing in my own life so far. ‘ Vinod Khanna also tried his hand in politics. Vinod made his foray into politics when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and was elected twice from Gurdaspur seat in Punjab.
The seat is currently held by actor Sunny Deol, who contested the Lok Sabha election this year. Vinod was appointed as the Minister of Culture and Tourism in the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in 2002. He was later appointed as the Minister of State for External Affairs. Vinod Khanna played Salman Khan’s father in the movie Dabangg.
Vinod Khanna took a break of 5 years and left work in films and moved to Osho’s shelter. Vinod Khanna married twice and had a total of four children from both wives. Vinod Khanna died on 24 April 2017 in Mumbai. I was done