Legendry Bollywood star Feroz Khan passed away at the age of 70 last night after a long battle with cancer.

Khan is survived by actor son Fardeen Khan and daughter Laila Khan. He was diagnosed with suffering from cancer and was being treated at a Mumbai hospital for a long time.

He died at 01:30 IST (20:00 BST Sunday) at his farmhouse.

His repertoire of superhit films included ‘Jaanbaz’, ‘Qurbaani’, ‘Dharmatma’ and the more recent ‘Welcome’ in 2007.

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