I’m shocked that this [the award] happened so late! Nonetheless, it’s better late than never. I think Pranji is a great candidate for this huge honour. The man’s contribution is immense. He started with doing negative roles, then moved to doing several positive ones. There was always a lot of variety.
I started my career with Pran sahib in Bobby and later went on to do around 30-35 popular films with him. He still is a very dedicated artist. He is extremely sincere, punctual and has always believed in discipline.
Pran ji has always supported sportspersons too. I know for a fact that he helped Kapil Dev a lot during his days as a cricketer. He has also done a lot of social work. But it was ironic that in his he