Pran Kishan Sikand was born on February 12, 1920 in old Delhi's Ballimaran area
Writer Saadat Hasan Manto and actor Shyam are believed to have helped Pran secure a role in the 1948 Dev Anand-starrer Ziddi
He has acted in several super-hit films
Pran has appeared in over 350 films
Pran has won four Filmfare awards and received the Padma Bhushan in 2001
Pran retired in the '90s, appearing just two films -- 'Mrityudaata' and 'Tere Mere Sapne'
Pran with Dilip Kumar, Dharmendra, Dara Singh and Shammi Kapoor
Pran at the birthday bash for Amitabh Bachchan
Two baddies don't make a right: Pran and Prem Chopra
Pran inaugurating his website at his residence on his 80th birthday with family members in February 2000
Pran on his 80th birthday
He was so good as a villain that parents wouldn't name their sons Pran
Pran in hospital with his daughter
Sushilkumar Shinde felicitates Pran and Marathi actress Vanmala with the Maharashtra Government awards and V Shantaram award. Also seen are Sunil Dutt, Ashok Chavan, Kiran Shantaram and Govinda
The legend's Bollywood career spanned over 6 decades
Sushilkumar Shinde and Sunil Dutt with Pran
Pran's first film role was as the villain in the 1940 Punjabi film 'Yamla Jat'
Dev Anand with Pran
Actress Sulochana and Pran
Manoj Kumar and Pran
In his most celebrated role as Sher Khan in 'Zanjeer'. Though known as a villain, he also left a mark as a brilliant character actor
On the legendary Bollywood actor Pran's 98th birth anniversary, we remember the Dadasaheb Phalke awardee through a series of rare pictures. Take a look...