Almost everyone remembers heroes from the movies and gives credit to them for their remarkable performance. But what makes a movie interesting the antagonistic character in the film. Many famous actors have made a remarkable contribution to the Indian cinema with their negative roles. Here we have prepared a list of notable Bollywood villains who are remembered even today for their fierce looks and characters.
Who can forget his Mogambo character from the movie “Mr. India”? People remember this character of Amrish Puri even today and use his dialogue ” Mogambo Khush Hua” on a daily basis. Only this character allowed Mr. India to take place in the hearts of the audience. Not only this role but also he performed many other negative parts in his film career. His expressions while speaking lines in the movie had attracted audience attention to the screens. Amrish Puri did spectacular work as a villain in Mr. India, Karan Arjun, Ghatak, Ram Lakhan, to name a few.
Sholay’s Gabbar is the amongst the best negative roles in the Indian cinema. The film “Sholay” is still in the minds of people because of Gabbar Singh’s character. Amjad Khan did proper justice to this role and made it worth remembering. The other films in which he gave impressive negative performances such as in Suhaag, Mr. Natwarlal, and Himmatwala.
If there is one actor whose facial expressions only suits for negative roles, he is Danny Denzongpa. There are numerous movies in which he played an intense negative role and left everyone spellbound with his acting. Danny is mostly remembered for his roles as Kaatya in Ghatak and Kancha Cheena in Agneepath. Other famous parts of the actor are Chatur Singh, Bakhtawar, to name a few.
Gulshan Grover is also known as “Bad Man” of Bollywood. His way of staring at the other person places him on the list of famous Bollywood Villains. In many films, he has done remarkable performance and proved his mettle. The names of his famous movies are Mohra, criminal, 16 December, criminal. Etc.
Ashutosh Rana came into limelight with his role in the movie Dushman. He is known for acting as a Killer in most of the films. His evil facial looks put him into the category of Bollywood Villains. Dushman, Zakhm, Raaz, Karz, and Kalyug are some of the movies in which he proved his suitability for the role.
Prakash Raj started his film career in the south Indian movies but later jumped into the Hindi film industry. Since his arrival in the Bollywood, he acted in villain roles. Whether it is Jaikant Shikre in Singham or as Bachcha Singh in Dabangg 2, he received laurels from his impressive work. Wanted, Policegiri and Mumbai Mirror are some other movies in which he fits into the negative character. Also, Prakash Raj is one of the top Tamil actors in Tollywood.
Mukesh Rishi is one of the strongest Bollywood Villains. He is known for playing hardcore roles. His characters as “Bulla” in Gunda and “Zafar Supari” in Garv are most intense ones. Due to his robust physique, all the villains’ roles in the movies perfectly suits him. He has worked in famous movies namely Garv, Gunda, Indian, Judwaa, and many more.
Prem Chopra’s dialogue delivery style puts him into the category of famous Bollywood villains. His dialogue “Prem Chopra Naam Hai Mera” is very popular to date and his way laughing portrays an evil character in his roles.
Rahul Dev appeared as a villain in many Hindi and Punjabi films. He is mostly remembered for his evil spirit character in the Hindi cinema. Rahul gave a superb performance in the negative role in the movie Champion. He has worked in many famous films and played his roles efficiently. His role in “Dishoom” also gained him much popularity in the Indian cinema. Recently, he said that he has been slotted in negative roles in the films.
Ranjeet’s appearance declares him fit for the role of an evil character. He has worked in more than 200 Hindi films in his lifetime and garnered good response for his acting. He is mainly famous for villainous roles. One strange fact about Ranjeet is that he has done more than 350 rape scenes in various movies.
So these are the famous Bollywood villains who are known for their excellent style of acting in a negative role in the Indian cinema.