Veteran actor Vinod Khanna hospitalised

Mumbai: Veteran actor Vinod Khanna was hospitalised here on Tuesday due to severe dehydration, his son said.

"Dad was hospitalised on Friday (March 31) for severe dehydration. The situation was quickly brought under control, he's doing much better and the doctors are looking to discharge him soon," Rahul Khanna told IANS via a text message on Tuesday.

Rahul, who is also an actor, added that the family is "touched by all the good wishes pouring in".

The actor, who is a sitting Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Gurdaspur district of Punjab, was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai.

The 70-year-old actor has featured in films like "Mere Apne", Insaaf" and "Amar, Akbar, Anthony".