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Actor Feroz Khan passes away

April 27, 2009 09:20 IST

Bollywood actor Feroz Khan on Monday lost his battle with cancer and passed away at his farmhouse in Bangalore.

The 69-year-old actor-filmmaker died at 1:30 am at his farmhouse, family sources said. Khan is survived by actor-son Fardeen Khan and daughter Laila Khan.

He was diagnosed with cancer and was being treated at a Mumbai hospital for a long time. His funeral will take place later in the day in Bangalore, sources said.

The actor was born and brought up in Bangalore. The Bollywood actor of yesteryear was known for his hit films of the 70s and 80s which include 'Dharmatama', 'Qurbani' and 'Jaanbaz'.

The latest film he featured in was the blockbuster hit Welcome  in 2007. 
 

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