Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 141

Gender Male

Birthday 1920-02-12

Day of Death 2013-07-12 (93 years old)

Place of Birth Delhi, India

Also Known As

  • प्राण
  • Pran Krishan Sikand

Login to report an issue

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pran (born Pran Krishan Sikand on 12 February 1920) is a multiple Filmfare and BFJA award-winning Indian actor, who is one of the most popular villains of Hindi cinema.He has appeared in over 350 films. Pran played the leading man in films like Pilpili Saheb, Halaku (1956), Dharma(1973), Jangal Mein Mangal (1972), Gaddar and Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara (1973). His pivotal roles in the films such as Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (1960), Half Ticket (1962), Manoj Kumar’s Upkaar (1967) and Purab Aur Paschim, Aurat(1967), Ansoo Ban Gaye Phool, Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?, Johny Mera Naam(1970), Victoria No. 203, Zanjeer (1973), Chori Mera Kaam(1975) , Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Chor Ke Ghar Chor(1978), Don (1978), Maan Gaye Ustaad(1981) and Duniya(1984) are considered to be among his best performances. In 2010, he has been named on the list of CNN's "Top 25 Asian actors of all time". He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award in 1967, 1969, and 1972 and was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997. In 2001, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India, for his contribution to Indian cinema. Contrary to the villainous characters he played in his early films, he is very social, a member of various organizations, and even has his very own football team, 'Bombay Dynamos Football Club'.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Pran, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Acting

2007
1999
1998
1996
1995
1994
1993
1993
1992
1991
1991
1990
1989
1989
1988
1988
1988
1987
1987
1987
1986
1986
1986
1986
1985
1985
1984
1984
1984
1983
1983
1983
1983
1983
1982
1981
1981
1981
1981
1981
1980
1980
1980
1980
1980
1978
1978
1978
1978
1978
1978
1978
1978
1977
1977
1977
1976
1976
1975
1975
1975
1974
1974
1973
1973
1973
1973
1973
1973
1972
1972
1972
1972
1972
1972
1971
1971
1971
1971
1971
1970
1970
1970
1970
1970
1970
1969
1969
1969
1968
1968
1968
1968
1967
1967
1967
1967
1967
1967
1966
1966
1966
1966
1966
1965
1965
1964
1964
1964
1963
1963
1963
1962
1962
1960
1960
1960
1960
1958
1958
1958
1957
1957
1956
1956
1956
1956
1956
1955
1955
1955
1955
1955
1955
1954
1953
1951
1951
1949
1949
1946

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login