Bollywood movies are added to a different spark with the existence of villains. Be it the evil-rich-father-of-the –girl or be it political-leaders-in-corruption-and-violence sort of act in the movie, without them, the movie would seem a bit incomplete. Today we look at top ten villains of Bollywood and their best villainous roles till date.
Bollywood Villains and their best Villainous Role
Pran Saheb was once well known king of villains in Bollywood. Not only as villain, but as a skilled actor too, Pran was a great performer. However, he became more well known for the way he portrays some villainous roles in his movies. Some of his best villainous roles are : Madhumati, Zanjeer, Amar-Akbar-Anthony.
2) Amrish Puri
Who would make a list of best villains without Amrish Puri in it? Amrish Puri is well known for Mogambo in Mr. India. His famous dialogue “Mogambo Khush Hua” has earned him a lot of popularity as a villain. Other of his best villainous roles were in movies like : Ghayal, Meri Jung, Ram Lakhan
3) Amjad Khan
Whenever talked about villains in Bollywood, Gabbar is the first thing that drifts into everyone’s mind. Sholay was also the first film ever played by Amjad Khan as a negative role, and he became pretty famous for his villainous portrayal super-quick. Other of his best villain roles were in the movies like : Mr. Natwarlal, Suhaag
4) Prem Chopra
Prem Chopra is another famous villain of Bollywood. He is famous for his body language, his flirtatious nature with young girls and his dialogue “Prem Chopra naam hain mera”. He even made a comedic villainous appearance in the latest installment of Golamaal.
5) Danny Denzongpa
Danny can sing, can dance, can act and as well become the most villainous character in a movie at once. He must be one of the firsts villains of Bollywood who were rich, stylish and purely evil. Some of his best villainous roles were in the movies :Krantiveer, Lethal, Bhagwan Dada
6) Paresh Rawal
Before Paresh was well known for his comedy, he was widely famous for being a villain in Bollywood. His famous roles as villain were in the movies : Ram Lakhan, Swarg, Andaaz Apna Apna
7) Shakti Kapoor
Shakti Kapoor is also a well known Bollywood villain, mainly associated with kidnapping and rape related scenarios. He later on became well known for his comedy. Some of his best known villainous roles were in the movies: Chalbaaz, Aakhein, Andaaz Apna Apna
8) Gulshan Grover
Gulsha Grover is also a popular villain of Bollywood. Well known for his dialogue “Dil Garden Garden Ho Gaya”, he is quite popular as a villain in movies starring Akshay Kumar. Some of his best villainous roles were in the movies as Ram Lakhan, Hera Pheri, Criminal, Khiladio ka Khiladi.
9) Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher is also a great Bollywood villain. He usually plays the role of corrupt politician, or a wealthy evil father figure. His best negative roles were in the movie Karma, Roop Ki Rani, Kaho Na Pyaar Hain
10) Naseerudin Shah
List would go incomplete without Naseerudin Shah. His versatile acting skills have earned him a lot of major negative roles in Bollywood. His famous negative roles were in the movies : Sarfarosh, The Dirty Picture.