Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passed away today morning due to cancer. He was 70. He was admitted to H. N. Reliance Hospital. The sad news took everyone by shock and Bollywood celebrities expressed their condolences.
Baahubali 2‘s premier was scheduled for today evening in Mumbai which is now cancelled after the demise of Vinod Khanna.
Director S. S. Rajamouli and Karan Johar took the decision of cancelling the premier and also shared the news on social media.
As a mark of respect to our beloved Vinod Khanna the entire team of Baahubali has decided to cancel the premiere tonight…
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 27, 2017
RiP Vinod Khanna ji. As a mark of respect to the legendry actor, premieres of Baahubali2 in Mumbai are cancelled.
— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) April 27, 2017
The makers also released the Official Statement.
‘We are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved, the legendary Vinod Khanna. The demise has come as a huge shock to all of us. As a mark of respect for our dearly departed, the premiere event of Baahubali : The Conclusion is now cancelled.
Love and remembrance, Karan Johar, SS Rajamouli and the entire team of Baahubali.’
This is a respectable gesture from the team of Baahubali. The film releases tomorrow and it stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan and Tamannaah.