RIP Pran Saab

13th July 2013
Legendary actor Pran (93), passed away on friday night at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai. He was admitted there after he complained of uneasiness in breathing on May 30.
The actor who had recently received the Dadasaheb Phalke award had a six-decade-long career that saw him performing in over 400 films.
Bollywood mourned the veteran actor's death, expressing their feelings on their microblogging page. Here are a few reactions:
AMITABH BACHCHAN: "Pran sahab passes away! A gentleman, most collaborative colleague, a senior of immense distinction, a true disciplined professional.Another magnificent pillar of the Film Industry, falls. Our illustrious edifice in ruins, as stalwart after stalwart leaves."
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."
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"
MADHURI DIXIT: "Another legend Pran Saahab leaves us. RIP."
SRIDEVI: "Today we have lost a legend, a gem and an iconic actor. We will miss you. RIP Pran Saheb."
PREITY ZINTA: "R.I.P Pran Saheb ! Did not know him personally but heard he was a perfect gentleman with a heart of gold ! May your soul rest in Peace..."
ABHISHEK BACHCHAN: "Thank you for the memories Pran Saab. You will live forever in our hearts. RIP."
RITEISH DESHMUKH: "RIP Pran Saab - Thank you for entertaining us all these years- will miss you sir."
"SHER KHAN u will live for ever- RIP Pran Saab"
Other than Bollywood celebrities, our very own Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and BJP Leader Narendra Modi also wrote on their microblogging pages:
Dr. MANMOHAN SINGH: "I convey my heartfelt condolences to the the bereaved family and Pran's countless fans and admirers. I pray for peace of the departed soul."
NARENDRA MODI: "Sad to know of demise of legendary actor Pran. He will be remembered for generations. Condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace."
Pran Saab's funeral will be held today at Mumbai's Shivaji Park.
May his soul rest in peace.
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