Pran Sikhand passes away | Beloved villain of Indian Cinema: Pran Sikhand one of legendary actors from the history, passed away yesterday on 12 July 2013, in the evening at hospital. Pran Sikhand was 93 years old when he died. Pran was very much popular with his outstanding negative roles he played during 70’s and 80’s.
Pran Sikhand contribution to Indian Cinema
Pran Sikhand was born on 12 February, 1920. His life is itself iconic as he was at job of Civil Engineer in Delhi. Pran Sikhand always wanted to become a photographer as his passion was photography. It happened once when he met writer Wali Mohammad Wali, who brought Pran Sikhand in cinema world. From then on he emerged as one of the best actors in the history. Pran Sikhand ruled Bollywood industry with his on screen performances.
With films like Khandaan, Ziddi, Madhumat…. and many more, Pran Sikhand ruled in the heart of audience. Pran Sikhand was so perfect in his acting of negative roles that audiences literally loved to hate him. One of the highest paid villains at that time, Pran Sikhand would get equal money as that of lead actor of movie sometimes even more than that.
Pran Sikhand | Top 5 Bollywood movie
Pran Sikhand is no more with us. But we can always remember with some of his best contribution to Indian cinema. Pran Sikhand stands at top of the villains from Bollywood industry till date. Here is list of Pran’s top 5 Bollywood movies.
1. Ziddi (1948)
Pran Sikhand debuted in Bollywood with his movie Ziddi. Ziddi was released in year 1948. Ziddi was directed by Shaheed Latif. Along with Pran Sikhand movie also starred Dev Anand as lead hero and Kamini Kaushal.
Movie Madhumati was released in 1958 which featured Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala as lead actors. Pran Sikhan played role of a ruthless and arrogant man in the movie. Pran’s role as Ugranarayan went very famous at that time.
3. Ram Aur Shyam
Ram Aur Shyam came in the year 1967. It was remake of the Telugu film. Movie also featured Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz along with Pran Sikhand.
Munimji was released in the year 1955 which starred Pran Sikhand in the role of villain. Pran’s role was most anticipated from this movie. Dev Anand and Nalini Jaywant were lead couple of the movie.
5. Kashmir Ki Kali
Shammi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore were seen in lead roles in the movie Kashmir Ki Kali. Kashmir ki Kali was released in the year 1964. Pran Sikhand played role of Mohan who is forest manager. Pran’s charming role in the movie was also praised a lot.