Pran News

Pran’s 99th birth anniversary: The man who gave the Bollywood villain a stylish makeover

Pran 99th birth anniversary: One of Indian cinema’s greats, Pran may have personified evil on celluloid (such was his reputation that new-borns weren’t named after him) but off screen, many vouch for his self-respecting ways and generosity.

Revisiting Prakash Mehra’s Zanjeer: The film that made Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan’s Zanjeer not only introduced a new hero to Bollywood (displacing reigning king Rajesh Khanna) but also brought with it a new phenomenon called the Angry Young Man. The film, directed by Prakash Mehra, also starred Pran, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash and Ajit.


Pran's wife Shukla Sikand passes away

Shukla Sikand, wife of late Bollywood actor Pran, passed away due to age-related ailments here. She was 91.

A tribute to late cartoonist Pran: Here's a super deal for Chacha Chaudhary fans

While I have a collection of all Chacha Chaudhary comics, I might still go for one of these deals. What about you?

Nostalgia grips B-Town on cartoonist Pran's death

Better known as Pran, he was suffering from colon cancer and died at 9.30 p.m. Tuesday. He was 75.

Year 2013: When film industry lost stalwarts like Pran,Farooq Sheikh

The year's most shocking death was the suicide of actress Jiah Khan at the age of 25.


Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 to pay tribute to Pran

The show will see contestants and jury pay their respects to the acting legend.

Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee pays tributes to Pran

Prosenjit recalled how at the outset of his career he was floored by the Bollywood legend's affable nature.

Shatrughan Sinha disappointed with poor turn out at Pran's funeral

Shatrughan Sinha: A man who gave 70 years of his life to the film industry deserved a much more hefty send-off.

Dilip Kumar remembers his friend and legendary villain Pran

Dilip Kumar and Pran shared a special closeness and worked together in a couple of films including <i>Azaad</i> and <i>Madhumati</i>.