Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran


Veteran actor Pran will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The award comprises a Swarna Kamal medallion, a cash prize and a shawl. A flashback

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
Pran’s full name is Pran Krishan Sikand.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
Confirming the news, a source from the Information & Broadcasting Ministry told IANS: “Yes, he (Pran) is getting Dadasaheb Phalke award.”
Pran’s first film was in Punjabi called Yamla Jat (1940), where he played a villain. It was a huge hit.
The actor turned 93 in February this year.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
Pran acted in over 400 movies in a career spanning over six decades and played a vast range of roles — from a hero to a villain to a character artist.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
He became a symbol of hatred after his portrayals of a bad guy in a series of films including hits like “Madhumati”, “Ziddi” and “Ram Aur Shyam”.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
If he played a villain to the hilt, he was equally good when he stepped into character roles and won many hearts as loveable Mangal Chacha in “Upkar”, thoroughly entertained as street-smart fraud in “Victoria No.203”, and epitomised on-screen friendship in the role of a rough but kind Pathan in “Zanjeer”.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
Pran came to Mumbai from Lahore on August 14, 1947, just a day before India’s Independence but did not get lucky till Ziddi starring Dev Anand and Kamini Kaushal in the lead. Pran was offered villain or negetive charecter in films with Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand and Raj Kapoor.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
Pran wanted to be a photographer and took up a job as an apprentice in A Das & Co, Delhi.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran
He was the swashbuckling pirate in Sindbad the Sailor, a part of power packed action movies and historical dramas.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Pran

Courtesy: http://in.movies.yahoo.com

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