What is a Bollywood movie without the presence of villains? Sure there are movies like Jab We Met that melt our heart but the feeling of watching Sanjay Dutt in Agneepath scaring the hell out of the villagers just gives us goosebumps. Bollywood has countable number of actors who made villain a brand, which other's can't afford and today we are talking about those iconic villains of Bollywood.
Villains have always been an integral part of Bollywood. Every
hero in tinsel town has to be first beaten up by the bad guy to win
over millions of hearts and then in the climax scene, he beats up
the villain. A villain is barely ever forgotten. From their unique
looks to trademark dialogues, these villains have etched an image
in the minds of many. Now with the upcoming movie Ek Villain,
things have changed. Now the filmmakers are not distinctively
branding villain, they are in fact confusing us to such an extent
that it has left us wondering who the real villain is.
For who ever may be the villain in the movie, what we cannot
forget is that both the characters of Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish seems
to be different and definitely will give way to yet another trend
of villains in Bollywood. All these years the iconic villains had a
trademark style making them equally famous as the heroes but with
the Ek Villain's release probably the tables will turn and
the idea of hero and villain may very well disappear from the
Bollywood. Like Hollywood movies whether the character has a
negative shade or a positive shade, he will be the hero of the
Well let's check out those villains in Bollywood who have left a
mark, and who will always be remembered, for if it were not for
them, God knows how the villains in Bollywood would have been.
check out the iconic villains of Bollywood.
Amjad Khan as Gabbar Singh in Sholay
Gabbar Singh of Sholay is the most iconic villainous character
ever. Amjad Khan's Gabbar kicked off a new trend and for the first
time a villain was worshiped like a hero.
Vivek Oberoi as Kaal in Krissh 3
Vivek's villain role was something we have never seen in
Bollywood. For this was the first villain with super powers
and Vivek gave the performance of his life.
Sanjay Dutt as Kancha Cheena In Agneepath
Sanjay Dutt truly reprized the role of Kancha Cheena to
perfection. There just cannot be a more scary villain.
Danny Denzongpa as Kancha Cheena in Agneepath
The original Kancha Cheena cannot be forgotten.He was so
convincing in every scene and right from his costume to power
packed dialogues, everything just scored for the film.
Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Shakaal in Shaan
Shakaal was a sophisticated baddie and had all the gizmos and
gadgets in his den. Kulbhushan Kharbanda excelled in his bald man
act as Shakaal.
Amrish Puri as Mogambo in Mr. India
You think of Amrish Puri and you think of the dialogue, "Mogambo
Khush Hua". He has a foreign appeal to his villain
Pran as Gajendra in Ram Aur Shyam
Pran played all his villainous characters with ease whether it
was a rustic villager, a city-bred fraudster or the the cruel
brother-in-law in Ram Aur Shyam.
Prem Chopra in Bobby
The trademark of one of the Bollywood's biggest baddies," Main
woh bala hoon jo sheeshe se pathar ko tod deta hoon."
Ranjeet as Ranjeet
Ranjeet rose to fame with the reputation of having committed a
record 350 rapes - on screen. He got his real name as his character
name Ranjeet in over 25 movies.
Naseeruddin Shah as Gulfam Hassan in Sarfarosh
Naseeruddin Shah in the film Sarfarosh portrayed a different
kind of a villain. His character of being a beautiful ghazal singer
and who later turns out to be a traitor leaving Indian audiences in
Saif Ali Khan as Langda Tyagi in Omkara
Saif gave a career best performance as Langda Tyagi. Traits of
jealousy and wickedness in his character made him a typically
Ashutosh Rana as Gokul Pandit in Dushma
His portrayal of the postman Gokul Pandit was so convincing that
he could scare the daylights out of the audience.
Jeevan as Robert in Amar Akbar Anthony
Jeevan as Robert Seth excelled with over the top villainy and
his dialogue delivery style only elevated the performance in all
Prem Nath as Sir Juda in Karz
Sir Judah in Karz played by Premnath, was a mute but an
malevolence villains of Bollywood. He gave orders through a series
of knocks and his sidekick, played by Mac Mohan, then explained it,
by saying "Sir Judah kehtey hain..."
Ajit as Loin in Kalicharan
He introduced himself "saara shahar mujhe lion ke name se jaanta
hai". With his distinctive style he created the soft-spoken,