Friday, July 12, 2013

Bollywood loses its good bad man, Pran

Veteran Bollywood actor, Dadasaheb Phalake Award winner Pran Krishan Sikand, known as Pran (93), passed away at Lilawati Hospital here on Friday night.

Pran, a great star of a number of hit Hindi movies such as Half Ticket, Ram aur Shyam, Zanjeer, Johny Mera Naam and Karz was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year.

He had been unwell for the past few years and was unable to attend the National Film Award ceremony in Delhi. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari personally came to Pran’s residence in Mumbai to honour him.

The actor was admitted to hospital a few days ago after his condition deteriorated.

According to his family members, the last rites will be conducted at Saturday noon at Shivaji Park in Dadar.

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