The team of Bahubali 2 has cancelled the premiere of the movie, which was to take place in Mumbai on Thursday, April 27, at 9.30 pm. This decision has been taken as a mark of respect to Vinod Khanna, who passed away on the same day.

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Karan Johar took to his Twitter handle to make an official announcement on the cancellation of the premiere show of Bahubali 2. "As a mark of respect to our beloved Vinod Khanna the entire team of Baahubali has decided to cancel the premiere tonight." he tweeted.

"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," the makers of Bahubali 2 said in an official statement.

The news of Vinod's demise has saddened the entire industry. The veteran actor and politician was suffering from cancer, and was under treatment. The grand premiere of Bahubali 2 was supposed to be attended by some big personalities. The makers had released a number of invitation cards for the celebs.

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While the movie is slated to be released on April 28, some lucky celebs would have come to know about the mystery behind "why Kattappa killed Bahubali" a day earlier. However, the premiere show has now been cancelled owing to the death of Vinod Khanna.