Pran Krishan Sikand known as Pran was an Indian actor. This legend was born in New Delhi during the British rule. His dad late Kewal Krishan Sikand, who was a Civil Contractor for the Government and had a transferable job. Due to which he did his schooling from various schools in Kapurthala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur. He was excellent in his academics, especially in Mathematics.

Pran started learning photography from Lahore. He worked with A. Das & Co. in Delhi as an intern so that he would learn professional photography. He got his debut film ‘Yamla Jat’ in the year 1940. During partition, he moved to Mumbai and started his struggle towards the film industry. They say Pran had a sixty year long film career from 1940 to 2000. He was a part of around 400 films.

In every film, he did a different role making the audience amazed by his adaptable acting skills. On one hand where people hated him for the villain, he was in films like Ram Aur Shyam, he was also loved for his roles like Mangal Chacha in Upkar. Pran was a sports person as well and owned a football team named ‘Dynamos Football Club’.

His six - decade long career witnessed many awards. The Shiromani Award, Filmfare Awards, Stardust Villain of the Millenium Award, Screen-Videocon Life Time Achievement Award, Lux-Zee cinema Excellence In Cinema Award, Journalists Association of Andhra Pradesh, Film Journalists Association-Uttar Pradesh, Punjabi Kala Sangam, Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association Award and The Lion’s Club Award are just some of them.

He also got the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the most prestigious award for lifetime achievement. He was well known for his favorite line ‘Barkhurdaar’. On his death, the entire country mourned and paid him condolences. Amitabh Bachchan called him a magnificent pillar of the film industry.

Vijay Raaz Hindi Actor

Vijay Raaz

Vijay Raaz (Born: 5th June 1963) is an Indian film actor. His breakthrough came with the role he played as Dubeyji in the movie ‘Monsoon Wedding’ and achieved his fame for the performance in the film ‘Run’. His “Kauwa Biryani” act became highly praised worldwide. Since then, Raaz has been cast in small and comic roles in many Hindi movies. His specialty lies in depicting a common man in today’s Hindi movies. His first directed film is ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’. Vijay hails from Allahabad, Uttarpradesh. When he was a student of Kirori Mal College, he was a part of the dramatic society called ‘The Players.' He also appeared in plays at the National School of Drama. In pursuit of a film career, he moved to Mumbai and got a role in Ram Gopal Verma’s film ‘Jungle’. Legendary Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah noticed him Perform at the National School of Drama. Impressed, he recommended Raaz for Mahesh Mathai’s ‘Bhopal Express’ and to Mira Nair for Monsoon Wedding. His first cast as a leading actor was in the film ‘Raghu Romeo’, where he portrays the life and struggles of a low-born Indian man. It was a box office hit. However, Vijay Raaz came into lime light for his memorable performance in the Abhishek Bachchan starrer movie ‘Run’. His performance in the movie got the cult status and made him popular among mass people. He played a significant role of a reckless gangster in the film ‘Delhi Belly’. For the villainous performance in the movie, he received much critical applause. Despite his arrest at the Abu Dhabi airport in the year 2005 for possession of drugs, he continues to be a popular face in present day’s Indian cinema.

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Dev Singh Gill

Dev Singh Gill is an actor and a model. He was born in Pune in Maharashtra. He started acting from 2004. He acted in 'Shaheed-E-Azam', 'Mr Prime Minister', 'Bold' in Hindi, 'Krishnarjuna', 'Magadheera', 'Sura', 'Ragada', 'Prema Kavali' in Telugu and many others. He is a leading villain in the south cinema. He is recently seen in ‘Bhaag Milka Bhaag’. Rakesh Omprakash after watching his role in Magadheera right away decided to make him the villain in BMB. He was also impressed by Farhan Akhtar’s acting as a Sikh being a Muslim. So he took it as a challenge to play a Pakistani Muslim being a Sardar. He was also exactly suited in looks with his real life character Abdul Khaliq in the movie. He also worked with Rajinikanth in Lingaa movie that was a super hit. He told in an interview that he learnt a lot both about life and movies from Rajinikanth. = Indian-born Dev Gill is a superstar who is influencing a positive growth in the entertainment industry. His performance is a delight to watch. Dev is making waves in the movie industry through roles, which prove to be entertaining to the audience. Dev Gill’s involvement in Cinema, is catapulting it to higher heights of glory. Dev Gill makes his debut in the entertainment milieu, through the movie titled “Shaheed-E-Azam.” This film’s release occurred in 2002. “Shaheed-E-Azam” is in Hindi , and Director Sukumar Nair ensures the supervision of this work of art. Dev Gill gains experience, as he collaborates with actors like Ron Sladczyk, Sonu Sood, and Raj Zutshi. In 2005 a blockbuster (“Mr, Prime Minister”) comes into existence. Dev Gill associates with superstars such as Boman Irani, Prem Chopra, Tara Sharma and Dev Anand. In 2008, he performed in a film. This blockbuster was in Telugu , and is titled “Khrishnarjuna.” Producer Mohan Babu is instrumental to the success of this movie. Madhuri Raja performs the role of a writer for this work of art. Director P. Vasu ensures both the supervision, and screenplay of “Khrishnarjuna.” Dev Gill gets the opportunity to work t with superstars such as Mamta Mohandas, Manchu Vishnu, and Nagarjuna Akkineni. “Khrishnarjuna” released on 1st February 2008. Dev Gill performed the role of an actor in the movie titled “Prema Kavali.” The release of this film was on 25th February 2011. Director K. Vijaya Bhaskar is responsible for the supervision of this blockbuster. Gautham Raju is the editor of “Prema Kavali.” Dev features alongside actors like Isha Chawla and Aadi. Anoop Rubens was in charge of the music. In 2013, the movie titled “Bhaag Mikha Bhaag” came on silver screen. Dev Gill participated as an actor in this work of art and mesmerized the audience. The production of “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” was looked into by Navneet Singh, Madhav Roy Kapur, Rajiv Tandon, P.S Bharathi and Maitreyee Dasgupta. Director Rakeysh Omprakash supervises the completion of this blockbuster. Dev Gill worked with icons like Pawan Malhotra, Farhan Akhtar, and Meesha Safi. Binod Pradhan is responsible for cinematography. “Saadey CM Saab” is a movie, which release on May 27th, 2016.Dev Gill is instrumental to the success of “Saadey CM Saab.” He plays a lead role, and demonstrates the talent that is worth noting. Director Vipin Parashar supervises this blockbuster. Sunita Radia is responsible for the cinematography. Dev Gill collaborates with other actors like Kashish Singh, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Inder Bajwa and Rahul Singh. The Screenplay for “Saadey CM Saab” is by Surmeet Mavi, Rajan Khera, and Shekar Gupta.

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Dev Singh Gill Hindi Actor