On 27th April, Bollywood woke up to the tragic news of Vinod Khanna’s death. He, who was not only talented but also charming is no more with us. In an official statement, the hospital confirmed the news – Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma. Condolences have been pouring in on social since morning describing the charismatic, magnetic actor. He was one of those few actors who excelled at villain and hero roles. His sense of style and swag is uncomparable even today.
Today, Karan Johar and the Baahubali team was to hold a grand premiere for Baahubali; The Conclusion for all the celebs of B-town. But as per latest updates it has now been cancelled – 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. Anupam Kher, Rishi Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Rajinikanth were among the others to condole his death.
Some of his most memorable movies will be – Qurbani, Amar Akbar Anthony, Satyameva Jayate, Hera Pheri, Chandni, the Burning Train. To an actor who floored us with his performances and style.
He is survived by his wife – Kavita Khanna, his sons – Rahul and Akshaye Khanna from his first marriage and Sakshi and Shraddha from his second. His funeral will be held at the Bangganga cremotorium at 4:30pm today.