‘Baahubali’ premiere in Mumbai cancelled following Vinod Khanna death

Distributor Karan Johar took to Twitter to make announcement, saying news of the actor’s death has come as a shock

The team of film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, has cancelled the films premiere, which was to take place on Thursday, as a mark of respect for veteran Bollywood actor-politician, who died on Thursday. He was 70.

“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,” read a statement released on behalf of filmmakers Karan Johar, S S Rajamouli and the other team members.

Johar, who is presenting the Hindi version of the film, took to Twitter to announce the news.

“As a mark of respect to our beloved Vinod Khanna the entire team of Baahubali has decided to cancel the premiere tonight,” he posted.

The Prabhas and Rana Daggubati film is releasing on Friday in India. It’s out in the UAE today.


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