life and career
Known for his acting prowess Pran wanted to become a professional photographer. However destiny had some other plans in store for him when landed his very first role as an actor, albeit on stage with Madan Puri, and played the role of Sita in 'Ramleela'. After starring in a Punjabi film Pran bagged his first role as a hero in 'Khandaan'. Since then he starred in a number of memorable films like 'Ziddi', 'Azaad', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas', 'Ram Aur Shyam', 'Zanjeer' and many more.