Vinod Khanna’s sad demise has shocked and saddened the whole nation. The veteran actor was suffering from cancer and breath his last today in a city hospital. Vinod Ji is survived by his four children – Rahul Khanna, Akshaye Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and Shraddha Khanna and his wife Kavita Khanna. The legendary star was 70. Many Bollywood celebrities took to their social media pages to pay respect and condolences to the veteran actor. One of the celebrities to tweet was filmmaker Karan Johar.
He tweeted, “His screen presence is unparalleled even today…his superstar swag is what we grew up on….RIP #VinodKhanna …thoughts and prayers. Karan Johar even went on to cancel the much-hyped Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’s premiere which was to be held in the city in respect for Vinod Khanna. He tweeted about it stating, “As a mark of respect to our beloved Vinod Khanna the entire team of Baahubali has decided to cancel the premiere tonight.
KJo even released an official 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. Love and remembrance, Karan Johar, SS Rajamouli and the entire team of Baahubali, the whole team of Baahubali including director SS Rajamouli and cast Prabhas, Rana Daggbati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia are currently in the city for promotions of the movie.