Mumbai, Feb.14 : Popular Hindi film comedian of yesteryears Rajendra Nath, who died in Mumbai on Wednesday evening after prolonged illness at the age of 76, was cremated today.
His funeral and cremation was attended by several prominent personalities of the Indian film industry.
The actor had been suffering from breathing problems for the last several days and his end came at his residence in suburban Khar.
Rajendra Nath began his career in 1938 with Hindi film 'Vachan' and went on to act in movies like 'Patanga', 'Hum Sab Chor Hain' and 'Dil Deke Dekho'.
His role of Popatlal in the 1961 box-office hit 'Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai' became a big hit and the title of Popatlal stuck to him.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh condoled the actor's death and said "Rajendra Nath regaled film lovers across generations with his typical sense of comic timing".