The death of Pran, the legendary actor who gave six decades of his life to Indian cinema, brings a stupendous era to an end. He was a versatile actor who played every role with panache. As a villain, he was hated to the extreme and as a benign character loved by all.
Pran’s strong point was his intense screen presence. The Dadasaheb Phalke for Pran came late in the day. By then, he had already made a permanent place for himself in people’s hearts.