Pran (born Pran Krishan Sikand on 12 February 1920) is a multiple Filmfare and BFJA award-winning Indian actor, who is one of the most popular villains of Hindi cinema. He has appeared in over 350 films. Pran played the leading man in films like Pilpili Saheb, Halaku (1956), Dharma(1973), Jangal Mein Mangal (1972), Gaddar and Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara (1973). His pivotal roles in the films such as Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (1960), Half Ticket (1962), Manoj Kumar’s Upkaar (1967) and Purab Aur Paschim, Aurat(1967), Ansoo Ban Gaye Phool, Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?, Johny Mera Naam(1970), Victoria No. 203, Zanjeer (1973), Chori Mera Kaam(1975) , Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Chor Ke Ghar Chor(1978), Don (1978), Maan Gaye Ustaad(1981) and Duniya(1984) are considered to be among his best performances.