SS Rajamouli and Karan Johar cancel the premiere of Baahubali: The Conclusion as a mark of respect to actor Vinod Khanna


Gursshheen Gahllen | Apr 27, 2017 17:20

Bahubali: The Conclusion
Bahubali: The Conclusion

After the sad demise of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, director-producer Karan Johar and SS Rajamouli cancelled the premier of Baahubali: The Conclusion, which was scheduled for Thurday at Mumbai. Johar who is the producer of Baahubali: The Conclusion cancelled the premier as a mark of respect for the late actor.

Johar tweeted, “As a mark of respect to our beloved Vinod Khanna the entire team of Baahubali has decided to cancel the premiere tonight…” In another tweet, Karan said, “His screen presence is unparalleled even today…his super star swag is what we grew up on….RIP #VinodKhanna …thoughts and prayers….”

The veteran actor was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma (bladder cancer) and breathed his last today (April, 27) in Mumbai.

He was hospitalised in April first week due to severe dehydration but was later said to be stable and responding positively to the treatment. Vinod, who was a sitting BJP MP of Lok Sabha from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab, was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai.

Baahubali: The Conclusion is a sequel to Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) directed by SS Rajamouli. The movie is scheduled to release on April 28, 2017.

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