Mumbai, April 27: Bollywood Filmmaker Karan Johar cancelled the premiere for Baahubali: The Conclusion, has been cancelled, as a mark of respect for Vinod Khanna, who died due to complications from cancer on Thursday.
The entire team have mutually decided to call off the star-studded premiere of their long-awaited film, that was scheduled to take place on 27 April in Mumbai.
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
The 70-year-old Veteran actor passed away this morning from bladder cancer.
Johar, Rajamouli and the entire team of the film have issued a join statement saying:
“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.”
Baahubali: The Conclusion is the sequel to 2015’s record-breaking fantasy epic directed by SS Rajamouli. It will open across India on Friday, April 28.