Dadasaheb Phalke price Pran deserved: Amitabh Bachchan
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has shared screen space with Pran in films like Zanjeer, Amar Akbar Anthony Donand, congratulated the veteran actor to get the price Dada Saheb Phalke.
Pran, 93, was selected for the Dada Saheb Phalke 2012 price yesterday.
Bachchan took to social networking site Facebook to congratulate his former colleague and friend.
“Pran Saheb won the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke … well deserved … A true gentleman and a great friend … wishing him continued good health and many congratulations,” Bachchan wrote on Facebook.
“Pran Saheb and I worked on many films together … A great friend to have on the shelf, disciplined and punctual and more professional,” said Bachchan.
The award, named after the father of Indian cinema Dada Saheb Phalke be conferred on Pran May 3
Pran, who was in the hospital recently for health reasons, withdrew from the world after a six to ten years of brilliant career that saw him play in more than 400 films.