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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'.

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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'.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 101

Birthday 1920-02-12

Day of Death 2013-07-12

Place of Birth Delhi, India

Official Site http://www.pransikand.com

Also Known As

  • प्राण

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1998 Badmaash
1995 Saajan Ki Baahon Mein as Mr. Narang
1994 Bhagyawan as Dhanraj
1993 Chandra Mukhi as Rai
1993 Gurudev
1991 Banjaran as Thakur Baba
1991 Sanam Bewafa as Fateh Khan
1990 Roti Kee Keemat
1989 Toofan
1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II
1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman as Rushtom
1988 Sherni as Durga's dad
1988 Paap Ki Duniya
1987 Hifazat
1986 Jeeva as Lala
1986 Dilwaala as MLA Raj Shekhar
1985 Pataal bharavi
1984 Duniya as Jugal Kishore Ahuja 'J.K.'
1984 Raaj Tilak
1983 Film Hi Film
1983 The Atheist as Balbir
1983 Jaanwar
1981 Kaalia as Raghuveer Singh - Jailer
1981 Naseeb as Namdev
1981 Krodhi as Archarya
1981 Maan Gaye Ustaad
1980 Dostana as Tony
1980 Karz as Kabira
1980 Aap Ke Deewane as Thakur Vikramjit Singh
1980 Bombay 405 Miles as Masterji
1978 Vishwanath
1978 Do Musafir
1978 Don as Jasjit (J.J.)
1978 Ganga Ki Saugand as Kalu Chamar
1978 Kaala Aadmi
1978 Apna Khoon
1978 Phaansi
1977 Dharam Veer as Hunter Jwala Singh
1977 Amar Akbar Anthony as Kishanlal
1977 Chakkar Pe Chakkar
1976 Shankar Dada
1976 Dus Numbri as Hawaldar Karan Singh Badshah
1975 Sanyasi as Shanti Baba 'Guruji'
1975 Chori Mera Kaam as Inspector Samadh Kumar
1975 Warrant as IG of Police Mehra
1974 Majboor as Michael D'Souza
1974 Kasauti as Pyarelal
1973 Joshila as Thakur saab
1973 Bobby as Mr. Nath
1973 Jugnu as Shyam
1973 Zanjeer as Sher Khan
1973 Gaddaar as B.K.
1973 Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara
1972 Victoria No. 203 as Rana
1972 Roop Tera Mastana
1972 Parichay as Col. A P Roy / Rai Sahab
1972 Yeh Gulistan Hamara as Deng Do Rani
1972 Aan Baan as Raja Bahadur
1971 Chingari as Bhagat
1971 Guddi
1970 Johny Mera Naam as Moti/Mohan
1970 Tum Haseen Main Jawan as Ranjeet
1970 Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan? as Daljit Prasad
1970 Humjoli
1970 Purab Aur Pachhim as Harnam
1969 Pyar Hi Pyar as Satish Raj / Ashok
1968 Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool as Shambhu Mahadev Rao
1968 Sadhu Aur Shaitaan as Dilawar
1968 Brahmachari as Ravi Khanna
1968 Kahin Din Kahin Raat as Pran Nath
1967 Around the World
1967 Milan as Rajendra
1967 Stone-hearted Lover (Patthar Ke Sanam) as Lala Bhagat Ram
1967 Upkar as Malang Chacha
1966 Sawan Ki Ghata as Kailash Chaudhary
1966 Love in Tokyo
1965 Biradari as Bihari
1965 Gumnaam as Barrister Rakesh
1964 Kashmir Ki Kali as Mohan
1964 Pooja Ke Phool
1964 Rajkumar as Narpat Singh
1963 Bluff Master as Mr. Kumar
1963 Mere Mehboob as Munne Raja
1962 Dil Tera Diwana
1962 Half Ticket as Raja Babu/Chacha
1960 Jis desh mein Ganga behti hai as Raka
1960 Chhalia as Abdul Rehman
1958 Madhumati as Raja Ugra Narayan
1957 Tumsa Nahin Dekha as Sohan
1957 Aasha as Raj
1956 Jagte Raho as Reporter
1956 Secretly (Chori Chori) as Suman Kumar
1956 Halaku as Halaku
1955 Entrustment
1955 Azaad as Sunder
1955 Kundan
1955 Munimji
1954 Biraj Bahu as Deodhar
1953 Aah as Kailash
1951 Afsana
1949 Aparadhi as Mohan

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