Aged 93, veteran actor Pran breathed his last yesterday (12th July)
Eminent Bollywood personalities turned up to pay their homage to the Dada Saheb Phalke award winner at his last rites, which was held today afternoon (12.30pm) at the electric crematorium in Dadar west. Amitabh Bachan, Shatrughan Sinha, Gulzar, Karan Johar, Shakti Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa and several others were among those who attended the funeral.
As the news broke out, many B-town celebrities expressed their grief over the iconic actor's demise over micro-blogging site. Here are some of them -
Dilip Kumar - I can never forget how Pran managed to come to my marriage, braving bad weather in Srinagar where he was shooting...
He also wrote earlier - My dear friend Pran liked to talk to me on the phone till recently. Saira and I visited him whenever we could.
Shah Rukh Khan - Why do icons who shaped our lives and emotions have to go away? U will sir, remain etched in our hearts. Allah bless ur soul Pran Sahib.
Madhuri Dixit-Nene - Another legend Pran Saahab leaves us. RIP. Sridevi Boney Kapoor - Today we have lost a legend, a gem and an iconic actor. We will miss you. RIP Pran Saheb.
Priyanka Chopra - It's such a loss for cinema..wish I had had the chance to know him.leaving a legacy that will stay with Indian cinema forever. RIP Pran saheb
Abhishek Bachchan - Thank you for the memories Pran Saab. You will live forever in our hearts. RIP.
Farhan Akhtar - Indian cinema's man of a thousand faces has gone, left us behind with a world of memories. RIP Pran saab.
Anupam Kher - Final Curtain Call for one of the Most Loved Actors of Indian Cinema. An Actor & A Gentleman. Pran Saab- We will miss you & your Warmth.RIP.
R Madhavan - RIP Pran Saab, A true true Hero, star and Gentleman..you will be so very truly missed.
Arjun Rampal - RIP Pran Saab, you immortalised so many characters, was fortunate to play one of them. You live in my heart forever.
Jaaved Jaaferi - No Humour Day today in respect of PRAN Sahab :-( Manoj Bajpayee - May pran saab's soul rest in peace!in an industry of hero an villain he ruled the space he was given.thank you praan saab!
Riteish Deshmukh - SHER KHAN u will live for ever- RIP Pran Saab: Thank you for entertaining us all these years- will miss you sir.
Kunal Kohli - For years people didn't name their kids #Pran. Such was the impact of him as an actor.Hope he lived a day more to hear his praises. RIP