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Dharmendra drops throwback picture with Pran, calls him, '...industry’s most loving person'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 September 2023, 13:26 IST
Dharmendra drops throwback picture with Pran (Twitter)

Mumbai: Veteran actor Pran, renowned for his iconic performances, especially as a formidable villain, shared the screen with Dharmendra in several memorable movies, including ‘Dharam Veer,’ ‘Pyar Hi Pyar,’ ‘Jugnu,’ and more. Now, Dharmendra has fondly recalled a moment with him.

A Heartfelt Caption on X

Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Dharmendra posted a nostalgic picture featuring the late actor and captioned it, “Some naughty questions to ailing Pran Sahab... industry’s most loving person.”

In the snapshot, both iconic actors are seen sharing joyful moments.

Pran: From Hero to Iconic Villain

Pran initially started his career as a hero but eventually gained immense popularity for his antagonist roles. He possessed a remarkable ability to convey his sinister character on screen without the need for props—his expressive eyes, commanding voice, and subtle smirk were sufficient.

As his career progressed, he transitioned into character roles, further showcasing his acting prowess.

A Storied Career and Iconic Roles

Pran is celebrated for his outstanding performances in a wide array of films, including ‘Madhumati,’ ‘Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai,’ ‘Shaheed,’ ‘Upkar,’ ‘Ram Aur Shyam,’ ‘Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool,’ ‘Purab Aur Paschim,’ ‘Johny Mera Naam,’ ‘Victoria No. 203,’ ‘Be-Imaan,’ ‘Zanjeer,’ ‘Majboor,’ ‘Amar Akbar Anthony,’ ‘Don,’ ‘Sharaabi,’ and ‘Duniya.’

Dharmendra's Remarkable Career and Hits

Dharmendra, with his illustrious filmography, has delivered numerous blockbuster hits. Some notable ones include ‘Ayee Milan Ki Bela,’ ‘Kaajal,’ ‘Phool Aur Patthar,’ ‘Aaye Din Bahar Ke,’ ‘Sholay,’ ‘Chupke Chupke,’ ‘Anupama,’ among others.

In the late 90s, he gracefully transitioned into character roles, leaving his mark in movies like ‘Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya,’ ‘Life in a... Metro,’ ‘Apne,’ and ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana.’


First published: 18 September 2023, 13:26 IST