TBI Tribute: Pran – The Man Who Gave Life To India’s Favourite Cartoon Characters Shreya Pareek August 6, 2014 Tribute Pran, one name that every kid knew. He created characters which became part of every kid's life. Chacha Chaudhary's wise brain and Sabu's strength made a perfect combo. Pinki and Billu's innocent acts won everyone's hearts. Pran left a lasting legacy behind as he succumbed to cancer on August 6, 2014. Here we remember the legendary cartoonist and pay our respects to him.