Remember Darr movie? Where Shah Rukh Khan played this love struck obsessed lover who couldn't imagine his lady love with anybody else and so goes to the most gruesome extent just to get her! Well, thats the perfect picturisation of an obsessed lover and you'll be shocked to see how our Bollywood industry is filled with such obsessed lovers.
Now, before I mislead you any further, I am not talking about real life obsessed lovers, I am talking about those actors who played the role of an obsessive lover to perfection. Shahrukh has great depth in his acting, no matter how much folks might poke fun at the Bollywood film industry, many of these actors have great talent. While watching this movie, I was trying to pick out other aspects of the type of film this was--the depth of obsession SRK has with Kiran is showcased by the photos he has in his room. The closeness he has with his dead mother, is a true sign of his mental illness--he often spends hours on the 'phone' describing to his mother all that he loves about Kiran.
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Shah Rukh Khan's stammer of K...K..Kiran from Darr got so famous that even today people make remember him or make fun of him through this dialogue. The movie went on to become an iconic movie and his portrayal of an obsessive lover was done to perfection.
Probably taking inspiration from this, a number of Bollywood movies was made on a similar subject line but not all could match up to Darr. We have chosen top ten roles of an obsessed lover that was played to perfection. Obviously Shah Rukh Khan in Darr will be topping our list but there are nine more such roles that gave us goosebumps, while watching the movie. So check out our top ten obsessed lovers of Bollywood.
Bollywood's Top Obsessive Lovers:
Sharad Kapoor - Dastak
In his debut film Dastak, Sharad Kapoor plays an obsessed lover to the tee. As Sushmita Sen's stalker, he removes all the obstacles from his way by killing all the people close to her. In the end, fed up of his ways, Sushmita kills him in self defense. A brilliant performance by Sharad we say!
Salman - Tere Naam
Salman Khan as Radhe created mass hysteria with this character. Said to be inspired by a true life story, Salman even went on to call Radhe a loser in an interview. So obsessed is his character with Bhumika Chawla that he determines to have her at any cost. When she does fall in love with him eventually, it's too late and the film ends on a tragic note!
Shah Rukh Khan - Anjaam
Shahrukh Khan in Anjaam is as obsessed as a lover can get. So besotted is he by Madhuri Dixit that he goes to all limits by killing her husband, himself and her in the bargain. A tragic end to a tragic story. This film won SRK a Filmfare award for Best Villain, thereby proving his versatility once again.
Priyanka - Aitraaz
Pee Cee won the Filmfare Best Villain award for this film. As Akshay Kumar's ex love in the film, she goes to all extent to have him. In her bid to do so, she frames him but eventually loses out. Post Aitraaz, Pee Cee's career soared and so did her romance with Akshay Kumar, if rumor mills are to be believed!
Suniel Shetty - Dhadkan
In this love triangle, Suniel Shetty plays an obsessed lover in Dhadkan who cannot let go of Shilpa Shetty, even after she is married to Akshay Kumar. As Dev, Suniel Shetty comes back to woo her. But in the end, common sense prevails and he leaves her to marry his friend played by Mahima Chaudhary.
Nana Patekar - Agnisakshi
There couldn't be a scarier husband than Nana Patekar in Agnisakshi. So obsessed is he with his lady love that he cannot leave her alone even for a minute! He stalks her and bars her from meeting her own father. In the end, Manisha finally ends up with her true love Jackie Shroff.
Arbaaz - Daraar
Arbaaz Khan plays an obsessive husband in this Abba-Mustan film who believes in torturing his wife (Juhi Chawla). He is possessive about her and controls her every move. Arbaaz played this role so convincingly that he won the Filmfare Best Villain Award.
Madhuri Dixit - Sajan
Madhuri Dixit plays a love struck girl who is besotted by a poet called Sagar. While she is made to believe that the poet is Salman Khan, in reality it turns out to be Sanjay Dutt. In this sweet love story, Madhuri lets go of Salman and accepts Sanjay Dutt in spite of all the confusion and misunderstandings.
Karan Nath - Tum
Karan Nath in Tum-A Dangerous Obsession is in love with Manisha Koirala and threatens to ruin her daughter if she refuses his advances. This dangerous obsession leads to his murder and Manisha is left to face her future. Karan played this role convincingly to the point of being creepy.