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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
Tania Goklany
Tania Goklany
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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:

Amitabh Bachchan:

Shah Rukh Khan

Priyanka Chopra:

Abhishek Bachchan:

Raveena Tandon:

Kunal Kapoor:

Riteish Deshmukh:

Arjun Rampal:

Kunal Kohli:

First Published: Jul 13, 2013 08:35 IST