Transition: Bollywood icon Pran passes away

Pran acted in over 350 films.

Web Desk July 12, 2013
Pran was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2013. PHOTO: FILE

Legendary Bollywood actor Pran, real name was Krishan Sikand, passed away tonight at the age of 93  in Mumbai, Express News reported.

According to the reports Pran was severely ill for the last few months and he was admitted at the Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai.

In his long and illustrious career, Pran acted in over 350 films. He was famous for his roles in movies like Zanjeer, Don, Sharabi.

Pran had received multiple awarded during his illustrious career. He received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.

He was also honoured by the Indian Government with the Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2001 and 2013 respectively.

He was associated with the Bollywood for almost half a century, working in film from 1940-1990.


K B Kale | 10 years ago | Reply

@Adil Uddin: That movie was "Sadhu Aur Shaitan"!

Adil Uddin | 10 years ago | Reply

I still remember this movie where Pran sahab plays role of a guy who tried to con his childhood friend and gets killed in the process, and later on the body is dumped into a cab of Mahmood (another Late actor), the way all the customers / passengers were freaked out was pretty funny. The movie had Kishore Kumar and Sunil Dutt too as a cameo.

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