Pran

Active - 1955 - 1997  |   Born - Feb 12, 1920   |   Died - Jun 12, 2013   |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

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  • Appeared in over 350 films.
  • Trained as a photographer before being introduced to acting through a chance encounter with a screenwriter.
  • Awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.
  • The Indian government awarded him the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2001, and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award in cinema, in 2013.
  • Acted alongside life-long friend Ashok Kumar in 27 films.