Condolences pour in on Twitter for veteran actor Pran
Bollywood stars turned to social networking sites like Twitter to offer their condolences to late Bollywood veteran actor Pran who died of a prolonged illness at the age of 93 on Friday evening.bollywood Updated: Jul 13, 2013 11:25 IST
Pran, the last gentleman villain of Bollywood, died on Friday evening at the age of 93 in a Mumbai hospital after a prolonged illness.
Recently awarded with a Dadasaheb Phalke Award, whose screen presence and charisma hypnotised generations for over five decades, Pran was a phenomenon in himself.
He showcased how much weight a villain's character is capable of carrying. He brought villains on par with heroes with his splendid performances.
From celebrities to politicians, everybody has been offering their condolences on Twitter:
T 1167 -Pran Saheb passes away ! A gentleman, most collaborative colleague, a senior of immense distinction, a true disciplined professional— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2013
T 1167 -Another magnificent pillar of the Film Industry, falls. Our illustrious edifice in ruins, as stalwart after stalwart leaves !— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2013
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.— SHAH RUKH KHAN (@iamsrk) July 12, 2013
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— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 12, 2013
Thank you for the memories Pran Saab. You will live forever in our hearts. RIP.— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 12, 2013
A legend passes away.. A chapter onto himself,in the book of the Hindi film industry! Micheal Of Majboor,Pran Saab..an irreplaceable Pillar— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) July 12, 2013
You will live in our hearts forever Sher Khan.. R.I.P Pran Saab— kunal kapoor (@kapoorkkunal) July 12, 2013
RIP Pran Saab - Thank you for entertaining us all these years- will miss you sir.— RITEISH DESHMUKH (@Riteishd) July 12, 2013
SHER KHAN u will live for ever- RIP Pran Saab— RITEISH DESHMUKH (@Riteishd) July 12, 2013
RIP Pran Saab, you immortalised so many characters, was fortunate to play one of them. You live in my heart forever.— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) July 12, 2013
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— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) July 13, 2013