Bollywood has had it’s fair share of iconic villains. From Mogambo to Shakaal and from Gabbar to Langda Tyagi and Bhallaldev! Here’s checking out some of the stars who’ve made bad look good on screen with their performances!
John Abraham as Bhairav
John who made for the most handsome anti-hero in Dhoom, went on to win hearts as the quintessential hero since then. However John got back into his element as the psychotic smiley masked killer Bhairav in Ek Villain Returns. The movie saw the best of John as an aching romantic, a serial killer as well as the king of action.
Ranveer Singh as Khilji
Next on the list is Ranveer Singh. The all rounder actor’s performance as the historic Allauddin Khilji in Padmaavat shook the entertainment industry entirely. Always bringing something new to the place, Ranveer’s Khilji was charismatic and terrifying, a combination not many can play. From his lionesque mane to sultan-like mannerisms, Ranveer’s delivery was the craze for audience for times to come.
Ritesh Deshmukh as Rakesh
Ritesh Deshmukh always known for his jovial and fun roles threw a serious curveball and took the audience by surprise when he was revealed to be the villain in Ek Villain. It has been nearly eight years since the movie’s release yet his iconic performance of the unassuming man turned masked silent killer has held a clear grasp over the hearts of the audience. The brilliance of subtly and ingenious character design made this character one of the most memorable Villains of our times.
Mouni Roy as Junoon
The latest addition to the group is Mouni Roy, whose character Junoon in the upcoming film Brahmastra has industry abuzz. Known for her charming smile Mouni Roy will be seen as the main Antagonist and the queen of Darkness. The movie which boasts of a mega star cast is set to be released later this year, Mouni aka Junoon in a terrifying avtar aiming to steal the energies. All eyes are on her now to see how she portrays the role on screen!
Vijay Varma as Hamza
Vijay Varma aces the role as the abusive husband in Darlings. In this effortless portrayal, Vijay comes across as a convincing alcoholic winning acclaim for his role.
Sanjay Dutt as Adheera
Sanjay nailed the baddie role in KGF 2 in his South debut opposite Yash!