Negative roles or villain characters are the most interesting part of cinema, which keeps the audience engaged. The role of antagonist makes the movie more intriguing and entertaining as well.
Essaying negative roles in the films has been in trend since years and it has become the major genre in making films today. Many heroes right from 'Big B' Amitabh Bachchan to Shah Rukh Khan to Vivek Oberoi started their career with villainous roles and enticed the audience with their remarkable acting skills. These days the mainstream heroes do not hesitate to play negative roles. We EeYuva thought to share some of the heroes who excelled as baddies.
The veteran star Amitabh Bachchan donned negative roles in many of his films such as Parwaana, Deewar, Shakti, Don, Sarkar, etc., Deewar and Don are two laudable movies of his career in which he portrayed negative roles. Sarkar is the film in which the senior actor played a negative role and garnered critical acclaim for his character.
Shah Rukh Khan
King Khan Shah Rukh Khan forayed into movies as a villain. The movies Darr, Baazigar, Anjaam, Don, Duplicate, etc., elevated the stupendous acting skills of the Baadshah hero, which helped him to stand out as one of the most bankable actors of the Indian cinema.
One of the finest actors of Bollywood who can portray grey shades with ease is Sanjay Dutt. The major assets of this Munnabhai hero are his attitude, body language and his physique to elevate the grey character. The films Khalnayak and Agneepath are the notable movies of his career.
Company, Deewangee, Khakee, Once up On A Time In Mumbai, etc., were some of his movies where this versatile actor showcased his extraordinary skills in playing the negative roles. Company is one of the cult movies for which this Singham actor won Filmfare Critics award for his outstanding performance as 'Malik'.
Vivek Oberoi, the handsome hero is best known for playing gangster roles and he made his debut by portraying a negative role in the movie Company. His performance in the movies Company, Shootout at Lokhandwala and Rakth Charitra established him as best cast for gangster roles. He is busy with his upcoming film based on underworld gangster Muthappa Rai.
The most stylish and handsome hunk of Bollywood acted in a negative role in the movie Om Shanti Om, which fetched him the award for the best actor in a negative role. In the recent film Daddy, he played a gangster and won critical acclaim.
All the heroes enchanted the audience with their negative roles, yet all these characters had us love them for being so shady.
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