Hearing the sad news of veteran actor Vinod Khanna's passing away, Sachin Khedekar, expressed his grief and stated that he was lucky to have got a chance to work with Vinod Khanna very recently . They both worked together in the film, "Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi".
Sachin Khedekar remembers his co-star and the legendary actor Vinod Khanna was hale and hearty when the shooting began and not once did the senior actor let the crew know he was in a lot of pain . He would come to the sets and finish his work even if he was unwell.
The actor recalls that Vinod Khanna had shared stories about his old films his time off from the film industry to join the spiritual path and learning , that he had returned to the Industry after a few years much stronger and bigger than ever before. The kind of persona he essayed through his life is a star quality which is rare to find. Khedekar expressed his grief when he mentioned Vinod Khanna's role as Shivani Raje Scindia, the film took long time to complete due to the research and other detailing required.
Vinod Khanna 's role required some horse riding shots and the style in which he did all that despite the ill health was really impressive. Every act of the legendary actor makes us feel he is a great actor.
Vinod Khanna with his dedication till the end of his life is a learning that an actor remains an actor no matter how many other roles they play in their lives. He was a politician but he died as an actor.