Veteran Bollywood actor-turned-politician and former Union Minister Vinod Khanna passed away on Thursday morning.
The 70-year-old actor was battling cancer for a long time and breathed his last at a Mumbai hospital this morning. He was recently hospitalized after his health took a backseat.
As a mark of respect to him, the producers of Bahubali have decided to cancel the Thursday night premiere of the film.
“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 ‘Bahubali : The Conclusion’ is now cancelled. Love and remembrance, Karan Johar, SS Rajamouli and the entire team of Baahubali,” read a statement released on behalf of filmmakers Karan Johar, S S Rajamouli and the other team members.
Karan also took to Twitter to announce the news.