Best Films of Pran

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1. Victoria No. 203 (1972)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Numerous plot lines intersect in this comedic romp about a female Victoria-carriage driver who disguises herself as a boy, and the hunt for the stash of diamonds hidden in her Victoria.

Director: Brij | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Pran, Navin Nischol, Saira Banu

Votes: 146

2. Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara (1977)

Wealthy Deepak comes to the rescue of a village belle named Tara, marries her in secret, leaves her with a promise to return. When Tara finds out she is pregnant, and Deepak has abandoned ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra | Stars: Pran, Leena Chandavarkar, Rakesh Roshan, Rajendra Nath

Votes: 12

3. Halaku (1956)

122 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

Halaku (Pran), the powerful emperor of Iran, rules the country wisely and with an iron hand. When he comes upon one of his subjects, Niloufer (Meena Kumari), he stakes his claim on her and ... See full summary »

Director: D.D. Kashyap | Stars: Pran, Meena Kumari, Ajit, Raj Mehra

Votes: 29

4. Chor Ke Ghar Chor (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

The theft of Devi Maa's statuette jeopardizes the lives of a noble family.

Director: Vijay Sadanah | Stars: Randhir Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Ashok Kumar, Pran

Votes: 29

5. Dharma (1973)

Action, Comedy, Crime

Chandan Singh is a dacoit living with in isolation with his followers Bhairav Singh, Mangal Singh and his wife Parvati amongst others. The police, led by Inspector Ajit Singh are fast on ... See full summary »

Director: Chand | Stars: Pran, Navin Nischol, Rekha, Ajit

Votes: 20

6. Chori Mera Kaam (1975)

165 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Bhola Nath is a young petty criminal/robber/pickpocket whom works with a female acomplice and his former lover, Sharmii. Bhola unknowlingly is the illigetimate son of a police officer, ... See full summary »

Director: Brij | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Pran

Votes: 101

7. Aurat (1967)

Not Rated | 149 min | Comedy, Drama

A woman responsible for her mother and 7 siblings faces challenges after marrying a widower with 6 children.

Directors: S.S. Balan, S.S. Vasan | Stars: Padmini, Pran, Rajesh Khanna, Feroz Khan

Votes: 45

8. Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool (1969)

145 min | Drama, Family

Principal Vidyanand (Ashok Kumar) is a hardworking and diligent person. Due to his honesty, he gets in the wrong side of Seth Dharamdas (Raj Mehra), who conspires with Vidyanand's pupil, ... See full summary »

Director: Satyen Bose | Stars: Deb Mukherjee, Alka, Ashok Kumar, Anoop Kumar

Votes: 21

9. Adhikar (I) (1971)


Shyam & Radha meet in college, fall in love and get into clandestine marriage when things get very intimate. But Shyam's family coerce him to marry Meera. Radha has an evil aunt who ... See full summary »

Director: S.M. Sagar | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Nanda, Deb Mukherjee, Nazima

Votes: 12

10. Jangal Mein Mangal (1972)

140 min | Adventure, Romance

Biology Professor Laxmi, in the company of nine of her students, and a convent nun, Sophia, go on a field trip in Kerala, Southern India. Upon arrival, they decide to stay there at a Public... See full summary »

Director: Rajendra Bhatia | Stars: Kiran Kumar, Reena Roy, Sonia Sahni, Pran

Votes: 51

11. Munimji (1955)

Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Roopa lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, Captain Suresh, and brother, Shekhar. After she returns from abroad, she is told that she must now prepare to get married to her ... See full summary »

Director: Subodh Mukherji | Stars: Dev Anand, Nalini Jaywant, Ameeta, Pran

Votes: 69

12. Azaad (1955)

163 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

After her widower dad, Kedarnath, passes away, Shobha goes to live with his friend, Charandas, and his wife, Shanta, who had their son go missing as a child. Years later Shobha is now ... See full summary »

Director: Sriramulu Naidu S.M. | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Meena Kumari, Pran, Raj Mehra

Votes: 101

13. Kundan (1955)

Not Rated | 150 min

Unable to find employment, and unable to get any money by begging, young Kundan steals a loaf of bread from a bakery and runs to his house in the slums to feed his starving mother and niece... See full summary »

Director: Sohrab Modi | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Kumkum, Manorama, Sohrab Modi

Votes: 9

14. Naya Andaz (1956)


Chand(Kishore Kumar) an aspiring lyricist as well as a singer goes to a dance shows and sees Mala ( Meena Kumari ) doing a dance show. He is overwhelmed with Meena Kumari's performance as a... See full summary »

Director: K. Amarnath | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Meena Kumari, Kumkum, Pran

Votes: 11

15. Ham Sab Chor Hain (1956)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy

"Hum Sab Chor Hain" Is The Story Of Two Happy-Go-Lucky Guys Who Are Up To All Tricks To Make For Themselves A Comfortable Living.

Director: I.S. Johar | Stars: I.S. Johar, Majnu, Shammi Kapoor, Nalini Jaywant

Votes: 13

16. Chori Chori (1956)

Not Rated | 158 min | Musical, Romance

A spoiled rich girl on the run travels with a reporter looking for a news scoop.

Director: Anant Thakur | Stars: Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Gope, Master Bhagwan

Votes: 374

17. Tumsa Nahin Dekha (1957)

Not Rated | 156 min | Musical, Romance

Twenty years ago, after killing his brother, Sardar Rajpal flees from his hometown in Shillong and re-locates in the rural area of Assam along with his adopted daughter, Meena. He asks his ... See full summary »

Director: Nasir Hussain | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Ameeta, Pran, Raj Mehra

Votes: 81

18. Aasha (1957)

171 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: M.V. Raman | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Pran, Om Prakash

Votes: 16

19. Madhumati (1958)

110 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until ... See full summary »

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Johnny Walker, Pran

Votes: 943

20. Duniya (1984)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action, Drama

Mohan Kumar's diligence and honesty lands him in trouble with Balwant Singh Kalra, Jugal Kishore Ahuja, and Mr. Bhandari. Together the trio frame and imprison Mohan and make him watch ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Talwar | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

Votes: 95

21. Amar Deep (1958)

148 min | Musical, Romance

Aruna lives a wealthy lifestyle with her paternal grandfather. She has come of marriageable age and he wants her to get married to a young man named Pran. But Aruna finds him possessive, ... See full summary »

Director: T. Prakash Rao | Stars: Dev Anand, Vyjayanthimala, Padmini, Pran

Votes: 29

22. Adalat (1958)

Drama, Musical, Romance

Nirmala lives with her maternal uncle, his wife, and her widowed mom, studies in an Arts College, has a sweetheart in wealthy Rajinder R. Singh, who she plans to marry. Disagreements flare ... See full summary »

Director: Kalidas | Stars: Nargis, Pradeep Kumar, Pran, Achala Sachdev

Votes: 24

23. Maa Baap (1960)

Family, Romance

Sohan and Raju are two brothers. Raju works for a tea garden in Ooty and Sohan works for a textile mill and stays with his blind father, mother, wife Sarju, younger sister Pratima and son ... See full summary »

Director: V.M. Vyas | Stars: Rajendra Kumar, Kamini Kadam, Pran, Anwar Hussain

Votes: 8

24. Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960)

167 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A simple-minded small-time singer joins a group of bandits and becomes the cause for their moral transformation and turnaround.

Director: Radhu Karmakar | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Padmini, Pran, Chanchal

Votes: 340

25. Chhalia (1960)

112 min | Musical, Romance

The tragic-comic story of Chhalia, a naive, simple-minded young man who comes to the city and witnesses the harsh side of life; and falls in love with a young woman named Shanti, only to ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Pran, Rehman

Votes: 156

26. Bewaqoof (1960)

Not Rated | 160 min | Musical

In his quest for a heir, Rai Bahadur has an affair with a prostitute Meher. When Meher becomes pregnant he promises to take the child and educate him. But fate has other plans, for his wife... See full summary »

Director: I.S. Johar | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Mala Sinha, I.S. Johar, Pran

Votes: 30

27. Basant (1960)

Not Rated | 165 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A runaway spoiled rich girl is helped by a man she meets on the road, but their path to love is strewn with numerous misunderstandings, false accusations, a sudden tragedy and the pursing footsteps of a persistent pickpocket.

Director: Bibhuti Mitra | Stars: Nutan, Shammi Kapoor, Minoo Mumtaz, Pran

Votes: 22

28. Man-Mauji (1962)

Not Rated | 141 min | Comedy, Musical

Raja has a vivid imagination since childhood, used to frequently lie and gamble, which did lead him to considerable trouble with his schoolmaster, mom, Bhagwanti, and sister, Rani. When ... See full summary »

Directors: R. Krishnan, S. Panju | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Sadhana, Kumari Naaz, Durga Khote

Votes: 32

29. Jhoola (1962)

Dr.Arun lives with his brother, Madhu; dad Judge Ramkrishan; and mom Kamla in a palatial house. He decides to help the poor and the needy and in order to do this he re-locates to a small ... See full summary »

Director: K. Shankar | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Vyjayanthimala, Pran, Indira Bansal

Votes: 5

30. Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai (1961)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Nisha lives a very wealthy lifestyle in Neelgaon, India, with her businessman dad, Sardar Roop Singh. She is now of marriageable age, and her dad wants her to marry his friend's son, Sohan,... See full summary »

Director: Nasir Hussain | Stars: Dev Anand, Asha Parekh, Sulochana Latkar, Mubarak

Votes: 87

31. Zehreela Insaan (1974)

131 min | Action, Drama

SPOILER: Arjun, a hot headed but soft hearted man, always finds himself in situations that others take him as a bad person. His childhood teacher Masterji is the only person understands him... See full summary »

Director: S.R. Puttana Kanagal | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Moushumi Chatterjee, Neetu Singh, Nirupa Roy

Votes: 44

32. Half Ticket (1962)

Not Rated | 168 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

A diamond thief hides his loot on an innocent child, but the child turns out to be an adult posing as a youngster to purchase a half-priced train ticket. Now, the thief will have to outwit the eccentric in a series of wacky misadventures.

Director: Kalidas | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Madhubala, Pran, Shammi

Votes: 383

33. Dil Tera Diwana (1962)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

Wayward, brash, and disobedient Mohan (Shammi Kapoor) is sent by his angry dad Diwan Badriprasad (Ulhas) to a retired army captain Dayaram (Om Prakash) to learn some discipline and respect.... See full summary »

Director: B. Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Mala Sinha, Mehmood, Shubha Khote

Votes: 61

34. Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1963)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

Rajesh (Shammi Kapoor) is the son of a rich father, Kuver Saheb (Prithviraj Kapoor). Rajesh falls in love with Savita (Saroja Devi) a daughter of a teacher Ramdas (Nazir Hussain), who ... See full summary »

Director: Ranga B.S. | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Saroja Devi B., Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor

Votes: 20

35. Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon (1963)

Musical, Romance

Due to a growing marital rift between Jamuna and her husband, she decides to leave him. He does not permit her to take their son, so she arranges his abduction, and disappears from her ... See full summary »

Director: Nasir Hussain | Stars: Joy Mukherjee, Asha Parekh, Rajendra Nath, Veena

Votes: 60

36. Mere Mehboob (1963)

164 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The impoverished brother of a lowly courtesan falls in love with the sister of a wealthy nobleman.

Director: Harnam Singh Rawail | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana, Nimmi

Votes: 151

37. Ek Raaz (1963)

Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy

Beena lives a wealthy lifestyle in scenic Ooty, India, along with her widowed mom, cousin Sushma, and maternal uncle, Khushalchand Peshawari. Her marriage has been arranged in her childhood... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Jamuna, Pran, Lalita Pawar

Votes: 25

38. Dil Hi To Hai (1963)

128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An impoverished widowed Hindu nanny brings up an abused and abandoned Muslim lad.

Directors: C.L. Rawal, P.L. Santoshi | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Agha, Pran

Votes: 91

39. Bluff Master (1963)

135 min | Romance

An inveterate con man falls in love and realizes the error of his ways after his mother comes to know the truth about him.

Director: Manmohan Desai | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Saira Banu, Niranjan Sharma, Mohan Choti

Votes: 82

40. Pooja Ke Phool (1964)

Not Rated | 161 min | Musical, Drama, Family

Balraj (Dharmendra), affectionately called Raj, by his elder brother (Nana Palsikar) and sister Vija (Madhumati), is a student in college in the arts semester. As the family is not very ... See full summary »

Director: A. Bhimsingh | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Mala Sinha, Dharmendra, Sandhya Roy

Votes: 24

41. Kashmir Ki Kali (1964)

Not Rated | 168 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A rich young man woos proud girl against her father's wishes.

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Pran, Nasir Hussain

Votes: 380

42. Door Ki Awaaz (1964)


Prakash lives a wealthy lifestyle in Chandan Nagar along with his sister, Mala, and widowed mom. While traveling by train, Mala meets with an accident and is hospitalized. Also hospitalized... See full summary »

Director: Devendra Goel | Stars: Joy Mukherjee, Saira Banu, Pran, Durga Khote

Votes: 22

43. Rajkumar (1964)

178 min | Musical, Drama, Comedy

Prince Bhanu Pratap returns from a decade in a foreign country, together with his friend Kapil. His father, the King (Raja)has married again after Bhanu Pratap's mother passed away, and has... See full summary »

Director: K. Shankar | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Sadhana, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor

Votes: 113

44. Shaheed (1965)

Biography, Drama, History

Shaheed (1965) presents the inspirational biography of one of India's greatest patriots Sardar Bhagat Singh.

Director: S. Ram Sharma | Stars: Kamini Kaushal, Nirupa Roy, Anand Kumar, Prem Chopra

Votes: 279

45. Mere Sanam (1965)

Musical, Romance

Neena, in the company of her mom, and several female friends, travels to a remote holiday spot, and stay overnight at a lodge. A young man named Kumar also attends at this lodge, claiming ... See full summary »

Director: Amar Kumar | Stars: Asha Parekh, Biswajeet, Pran, Rajendra Nath

Votes: 43

46. Khandan (1965)

Not Rated | 158 min | Drama, Musical

After the passing of Ramswaroop Lal, his two sons, Jeevandas and Shankar take over the control of their farmland. Jeevandas marries Bhagvanti and has no children, while Shankar marries ... See full summary »

Director: A. Bhimsingh | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Nutan, Pran, Sudesh Kumar

Votes: 117

47. Gumnaam (1965)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. Then one by one, they die...

Director: Raja Nawathe | Stars: Nanda, Manoj Kumar, Pran, Helen

Votes: 1,021

48. Do Dil (1965)


Manu is the princely heir to the kingdom ruled over now by Ranimaa. He likes to know what his going on, and changes his princely get-up, and dresses up as an ordinary man, and goes around ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Biswajeet, Mumtaz, Rajshree, Mehmood

Votes: 18

49. Sawan Ki Ghata (1966)

Not Rated | 136 min | Musical, Romance

Gopal and Seema, childhood friends are separated. Rana, Seema's father and Gopal's foster father made an agreement that would spare Gopal's life and provide great wealth to Rana. This is a ... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Manoj Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Mumtaz, Pran

Votes: 33

50. Love in Tokyo (1966)

Not Rated | 164 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

Gayetridevi sends her son, Ashok to get her grandson from Japan. Gayetridevi had an elder son, who married a girl of Japanese origin without her blessings. She wants Ashok to get married to... See full summary »

Director: Pramod Chakravorty | Stars: Joy Mukherjee, Asha Parekh, Mehmood, Pran

Votes: 112

51. Dus Lakh (1966)

162 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical