“Purple Rain” was Prince’s acting debut which featured his band, The Revolution.

Prince released a soundtrack album with the same name to accompany the movie.

Many critics refer to “Purple Rain” as one of the best musical dramas and films of all time.

Prince wanted the movie to have a darker theme and to end with suicide by one of the characters.

The “Purple Rain” crew were novices in the movie industry and Prince was happy about that.

The crew members didn’t know much about Prince at the making of the movie.

Prince didn’t do any interviews to promote his film and remained a mystery for most of his career.

Prince was awarded for his performance in the film and it pleased his fans.

“Purple Rain” won several awards and was preserved in the National Film Registry for being aesthetically significant.