Pran

  • Birthday: 12. February 1920
  • Birthplace: New Delhi, British India
  • Awards: 2001 – Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award from the Government of India, 2013 – Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime achievement, 1967 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Upkar, 1969 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool, 1972 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Be-Imaan, 1997 – Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, 1961 – BFJA Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai, 1966 – BFJA Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Shaheed, 1973 – BFJA Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Zanjeer, 1972–73 – Chitrlok Cine Circle Ahmedabad: "Best Character Artiste Award", 1975–76 – Bombay Film Award: Most Versatile Actor, 1977–78 – Bombay Film Award: Most Versatile Actor, 1978 – North Bombay Jaycees: Best Character Actor, 1984 – "Extra Ordinary Special Award as Wizard of Acting" by Bombay Film Award, 1984 – Filmgoers Award: Reigning "Abhinay Samrat", 1985 – Kala Bhushan Award presented by Punjabi Kala Sangam, 1987 – North Bombay Jaycees: Outstanding Performance of Decade, "Viyayshree Award" presented for enriching Human Life and Outstanding Attainments India Int. Friendship Society), 1990 – Kala Rattan Award presented by Punjabi Kal Sangam for 50 glorious Years, 1990 – Punjab Association: an Award for 50 years in the Industry, 1990 – Southall Lion's Club London: "In recognition of Invaluable Services to Charity at the Celebration of Golden Jubilee of his services tot Film Industry, 1991 – Cinegoers Award: "Abhinay Samrat Golden Jubilee Award", 1992 – Outstanding contribution to Indian Film Industry, Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association, 2000 – Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award, 2000 – Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement, 2000 – "Villain of the Millennium" by Stardust Award, 2004 – Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the Maharashtra Government, 2010 – Phalke Icon and Legendary Cine Versatile Cine Star Award by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy

Biography

Pran Krishan Sikand (12 February 1920 – 12 July 2013), better known by his mononym, Pran, was a multiple Filmfare and BFJA award-winning Indian actor, known as a movie villain and character actor in Hindi cinema from the 1940s to the 1990s.[1] He acted as a hero from 1940–47 and as a villain from 1942–1991 and played supporting and character roles from 1948–2007.

In a long and prolific career he appeared in over 350 films. He played the leading man in films like Khandaan (1942), Pilpili Saheb (1954) and Halaku (1956). His roles in the films like Madhumati (1958), Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960), Upkar (1967), Shaheed (1965), Ram Aur Shyam(1967), Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool (1969), Johny Mera Naam (1970), Victoria No. 203 (1972), Be-Imaan (1972), Zanjeer (1973), Don (1978), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) and Duniya (1984) are considered to be among his best performances.

Pran has received numerous awards and honours in his career. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award in 1967, 1969 and 1972 and was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997. He was awarded as the 'Villain of the Millennium' by Stardust in 2000. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2013 for his contributions towards Indian cinema. In 2010, he was named on the list of CNN's Top 25 Asian actors of all time.


Movies

1994 - 1942: A Love Story
1968 - Aadmi
1953 - Aah
1972 - Aankhon Aankhon Mein
1969 - Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool
1980 - Aap Ke Deewane
1957 - Aasha
1958 - Adalat
1951 - Afsana
1977 - Amar Akbar Anthony
1958 - Amar Deep
1990 - Amiri Garibi
1967 - An Evening in Paris
1983 - Andha Kanoon
1969 - Anjaana
1978 - Apna Khoon
1967 - Aurat
Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani
1955 - Azaad
1982 - Badle Ki Aag
1951 - Bahar
1991 - Banjaran
1972 - Be-Imaan
1985 - Bewafai
Bewaffa Se Waffa
1960 - Bewaqoof
1993 - Bhagyawan
1970 - Bhai-Bhai
1954 - Biraj Bahu
1963 - Bluff Master
1973 - Bobby
1980 - Bombay 405 Miles
1968 - Brahmachari
1972 - Buniyaad
1977 - Chakkar Pe Chakkar
1977 - Chandi Sona
1993 - Chandra Mukhi
1960 - Chhalia
1973 - Chhalia
1978 - Chor Ho To Aisa
1956 - Chori Chori
1975 - Chori Mera Kaam
Daata
1958 - Daughter of Sindbad
1978 - Des Pardes
1955 - Devdas - 1955
1977 - Dharam Veer
1988 - Dharamyudh
Dharm Adhikari
1973 - Dharma
1966 - Dil Diya Dard Liya
1963 - Dil Hi To Hai
1962 - Dil Tera Diwana
1986 - Dilwaala
1966 - Do Badan
1965 - Do Dil - 1965
1992 - Do Hanso Ka Joda
1975 - Do Jhoot
1978 - Do Musafir
1978 - Don
1964 - Door Ki Awaaz
1980 - Dostana
1986 - Dosti Dushmani
1984 - Duniya
1985 - Durgaa
1966 - Dus Lakh
1976 - Dus Numbri
1972 - Ek Bechara
1973 - Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara
1973 - Ek Mutthi Aasmaan
1978 - Ganga Ki Saugandh
1970 - Ganwaar
1970 - Gopi
1965 - Gumnaam
Gunahon Ka Faisla
1993 - Gurudev
1984 - Haisiyat
1956 - Halaku
1962 - Half Ticket
1977 - Hatyara
1970 - Heer Raanjha
1987 - Hifazat
1985 - Hoshiyar
1994 - Hum Hain Bemisaal
1970 - Humjoli
1987 - Imaandaar
1987 - Insaaf Kaun Karega
1956 - Inspector
Isi Ka Naam Zindagi
1961 - Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
1984 - Jagir
1980 - Jal Mahal
1972 - Jangal Mein Mangal
1971 - Jawan Mohabbat
1982 - Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1986 - Jeeva
1973 - Jheel Ke Us Paar
1960 - Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai
1971 - Johar Mehmood in Hong Kong
1970 - Johny Mera Naam
1973 - Joshila
1973 - Jugnu
1971 - Jwala
1980 - Jwalamukhi
1978 - Kaala Aadmi
1981 - Kaalia
1970 - Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?
1985 - Karm Yudh
1980 - Karz
1974 - Kasauti
1964 - Kashmir Ki Kali
1965 - Khandan
1978 - Khoon Ki Pukaar
1981 - Khuda Kasam
1982 - Khush Naseeb
1981 - Krodhi
1955 - Kundan
1975 - Lafange
1984 - Laila
1971 - Lakhon Mein Ek
1954 - Lakirein
1991 - Lakshmanrekha
1966 - Love in Tokyo
Maa Beti
1985 - Maa Kasam
1981 - Maan Gaye Ustaad
1958 - Madhumati
1974 - Majboor
1971 - Maryada
Meera Ka Mohan
1984 - Mera Faisla
1963 - Mere Mehboob
1965 - Mere Sanam
1867 - Milan
1988 - Mohabbat Ke Dushman
1955 - Munimji
1987 - Muqaddar Ka Faisla
1981 - Naseeb
1981 - Naseeb
1971 - Naya Zamana
1988 - Paap Ki Duniya
1992 - Panaah
1971 - Parde Ke Peechey
1972 - Parichay
1985 - Pataal Bhairavi
1967 - Patthar Ke Sanam
1978 - Phaansi
1963 - Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon
1964 - Pooja Ke Phool
1970 - Purab Aur Paschim
1963 - Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
1996 - Pyar Hi Pyar
1978 - Rahu Ketu
1958 - Raj Tilak
1964 - Rajkumar - 1964
1967 - Ram Aur Shyam
Rama O Rama
1972 - Roop Tera Mastana
1969 - Sachaai
1970 - Samaj Ko Badal Dalo
1991 - Sanam Bewafa
1975 - Sanyasi
1985 - Sarfarosh
1966 - Sawan Ki Ghata
1972 - Sazaa
1965 - Shaheed
1988 - Shahenshah
1976 - Shankar Dada
1984 - Sharaabi
1950 - Sheesh Mahal
1988 - Sherni
1987 - Sitapur Ki Geeta
1984 - Sohni Mahiwal
1980 - Sparsh
1986 - Suhaagan
1979 - Teen Chehre
1989 - Toofan
1970 - Tum Haseen Main Jawaan
1957 - Tumsa Nahin Dekha - 1957
1967 - Upkar
1972 - Victoria No. 203
1978 - Vishwanath
1981 - Waqt Ki Deewar
1975 - Warrant
1970 - Yaadgaar
1972 - Yeh Gulistan Hamara
1985 - Yudh
1973 - Zanjeer
1974 - Zehreela Insaan
1975 - Zinda Dil