The Dadasaheb Phalke awardee died after prolonged illness at Lilavati Hospital last night. He was 93.
The actor is survived by his wife Shukla, daughter Pinky, and sons Arvind and Sunil.
The last rites of Pran Krishan Sikand, known to his fans only as Pran, were performed by his sons at Shivaji park crematorium in Dadar at noon.
Bollywood personalities including Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Shatrugan Sinha, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, Gulzar, Raza Murad, and Tinu Anand were spotted at the crematorium, but the current celebrities of tinsel town were conspicuous by their absence.
However, a host of Bollywood celebrities, both old and young, had taken to Twitter to express their grief following the thespian's demise.
Text: PTI; Images: Sify.com