The villains of Bollywood Pran (Pran) were the names that people used to look at after watching. He created such fear among the audience that people did not name their children Pran. Pran was adept at bringing his characters to life in Bollywood films. Many of the conversations of the actor Pran, who impressed the audience with his amazing performances, are still remembered today. He made the audience laugh and cry occasionally. Although he is no longer with us, he is still popular for his villainous and bold style. Today is the birth anniversary of the same life.
Pran (Pran) was born on 12 February 1920 in a middle class family in the Balimaran area of Old Delhi. Pran’s full name was Pran Krishna Sikand. Pran’s father Lala Krishna Sikand was a government contractor who usually built roads and bridges. He studied at Kapurtala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur.
Pran, who was away from school, wanted to be a photographer. He also opened his own studio. While working in this studio, director Mohammad Wal saw him and went to the cinema. With his performances, he has won the admiration of the audience from 1940 to 1990.
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The movie Yamla Jat was released in 1940 and it was a great hit and since then Pran has never looked back. Pran, who has been able to create the image of a negative actor in the Lahore film industry, got his first break in Hindi film in 1942 with the film ‘Khandan’. The heroine of this film was Nur Jahan. After partition, Pran left Lahore and moved to Mumbai. Pran in Lahore then became an iconic name in the film industry and became one of the most famous villains.
Pran worked as a supporting actor from 1948 to 2007. He was a Bollywood actor who was originally known for his role as a villain.
The peculiarity of life is that he shook every character, which is why he was very much liked as a villain. Pran showed his acting in that era, when many boastful people like Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra ruled the hearts of the audience. At this time only the coins of these three were in circulation.
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Pran was an artist who made headlines with his performances, as well as his fees always surprised. It is said that from 1999 to 1982, Pran received more fees than superstar Rajesh Khanna. Not only that, Amitabh Bachchan was far behind in terms of fees.
On the one hand, Amitabh was paid Rs 2.5 lakh for the Dawn film, on the other hand, Pran took a full Rs 50 lakh for the same film. He would have been a villain to say the least, but he survived too much on screen. That’s why the producers didn’t stop him from paying more than the protagonist.
Pran was awarded several awards for his great work in the film world for many years. In 2013, he was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and in the same year, he said goodbye and left this world.