This Article is From Jul 17, 2013

Aamir Khan: Pran was the pran of every film

Aamir Khan: Pran was the pran of every film

Aamir Khan has acted with Pran in Isi Ka Naam Zindagi in 1992

Highlights

  • Mourning the death of Bollywood's most loved villain Pran, Bollywood star Aamir Khan says he was the life of all the movies he worked in.
  • "He was an institution and we have lost one of the legends of Indian cinema," said Aamir, who feels fortunate to have worked with the legend very early in his career.
  • "We have learnt a lot from him. I was fortunate that I got to work with him in the beginning of my career in Isi Ka Naam Zindagi. He was the pran (life) of every film," he added.
  • Pran died on July 12. He was 93. The late actor, who featured in over 400 movies in a career spanning six decades, is know for his negative roles in films such as Madhumati and Ram Aur Shyam.
  • Aamir recalls how as a kid he used to shiver with fear just on seeing Pran's name in a film's credit roll.
  • "I remember as a kid when I used to see Pran saab's name in the titles, I used to get scared such was his impact and work. He made a huge contribution to the Indian cinema," said Aamir.
Mumbai: Mourning the death of Bollywood's most loved villain Pran, Bollywood star Aamir Khan says he was the life of all the movies he worked in.

"He was an institution and we have lost one of the legends of Indian cinema," said Aamir, who feels fortunate to have worked with the legend very early in his career.

"We have learnt a lot from him. I was fortunate that I got to work with him in the beginning of my career in Isi Ka Naam Zindagi. He was the pran (life) of every film," he added.

Pran died on July 12. He was 93. The late actor, who featured in over 400 movies in a career spanning six decades, is know for his negative roles in films such as Madhumati and Ram Aur Shyam.

Aamir recalls how as a kid he used to shiver with fear just on seeing Pran's name in a film's credit roll.

"I remember as a kid when I used to see Pran saab's name in the titles, I used to get scared such was his impact and work. He made a huge contribution to the Indian cinema," said Aamir.