He was born in Lahore. But, later he was brought in Shimla. His father wanted him to be a doctor, but he wanted to continue his education in Arts College. After getting graduation, he got a job in Times of India.Also he kept giving auditions in bollywood. He got his first Punjabi film in 1962, where he was appreciated for his role. Then he got another film that also worked well in the box office. Then after this, he got a role of villain and then there was no looking back in his career. His filmy career is very interesting with lots of movies in which he played villain. In 2004, he got the award for the ‘Legend of the Indian cinema’. He also got ‘lifetime achievement award’. He also represented India in the grand marshal Parade in Chicago. He also got federation of Indian association award for his role in contribution of humanitarian causes and taking India ahead in the acting sphere. Check out this page for more updates on Prem Chopra.