Twitter is not convinced and have posted tweets for Vinod Khanna, wishing him a quick recovery:
#VinodKhanna Get well soon Vinod ji....we will pray for you...Definitely you will win against this war...Love u? Venky aDIGA (@Anchor_Venky) April 6, 2017
Get well soon #VinodKhanna ji? Anas Baqai (@anasbaqai1975) April 6, 2017
Really saddened to see the pic of #VinodKhanna wish him a speedy recovery !? Paroma Dasgupta (@paromadasgupta_) April 6, 2017
Is that Vinod Khanna cancer picture for real? The only actor my mom's ever been fond of. And I broke this horrible news to her today.? Sulky (@Jerk_Magnet) April 6, 2017
Vinod Khanna is being treated at the HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaon.
The actor-politician is the MP from Gurdaspur, Punjab - a seat he has been elected to on a BJP ticket in the general elections of 1999, 2004 and 2014. He has also served as Tourism Minister and Minister of State for External Affairs.
Vinod Khanna is the star of films such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Hera Pheri, Muqaddar Ka Sikander, Qurbani and Parvarish. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award for Haath Ki Safai. Mr Khanna's last film appearance was in 2015's Dilwale, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol.
Mr Khanna has been married twice and has four children. His two eldest sons - Rahul and Akshaye - are actors.