Be it Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kajol or Priyanka Chopra, the viewers have liked their heroes flip bad in movies. On their half, Bollywood biggies have liked exploring the darkish aspect on the screen, too. “When you have leading heroes playing negative characters, they have their own fan following. So you do get a large chunk of those fan following. For the heroes, it is about exploring something different. Playing negative roles thrills them. Also, if the villain is larger than life then the struggle of the hero becomes interesting,” movie commerce analyst Girish Johar informed IANS.
In reality, he calls it a “deadly combination”.
“When the villain is very big and the hero defeats him by mind, strategy or action, then the audience really enjoys it. Like in ‘Agneepath’, Sanjay Dutt was large and cruel. So when Hrithik Roshan beat him, the audience enjoyed it. Or take the ‘Dhoom’ series. The villains are all A-class heroes. That adds to the thrill,” he added.
Business-wise, too, such casting makes an influence, with two heroes within the movie, on the two ends of the nice and evil spectrum.
But does this imply not each hero is usually a villain? “At the end of the day, it’s an actor who is portraying a particular character. So it all depends on the character, and how the actor brings it alive on the screen,” stated Johar.
Here we share a listing of heroes who’re set to current their villainous aspect on screen, in addition to ones who excelled in such roles in recent times.
He scored because the menacing Kancha in “Agneepath” (2012) and is again to evil methods this 12 months with “KGF Chapter 2”. After the trailer launch, Dutt’s followers are excited to see him because the antagonist Adheera within the movie. The actor has scored with damaging roles in “Panipat” and “Khalnayak”, too, prior to now. He has stated Adheera is “one of the craziest characters I have played so far”, describing the character as “fearless, powerful and ruthless”.
Saif Ali Khan
Back in 2006, he received the viewers and critics’ love along with his portrayal of the vile Langda Tyagi in “Omkara”. Last 12 months, he impressed in “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior” portraying Aurangzeb’s royal guard Udaybhan Singh Rathore who was pitted in opposition to Ajay Devgn’s Tanhaji Malusare. He will again as villain in Om Raut’s directorial “Adipurush”, starring Telugu star Prabhas. Saif has described the venture as “phenomenal” including that he seems ahead “to clashing swords with the mighty Prabhas and to play a role that is electrifying and demonic”.
After impressing the viewers with performances in “Masaan”, “Sanju” and “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, Vicky shall be seen as Aurangzeb in Karan Johar‘s upcoming “Takht”. The historic drama revolves round Mughal emperor Aurangzeb and his brother Dara Shikoh, and their struggle for the throne.
There are unconfirmed studies on John enjoying the position of the villain within the upcoming movie “Salaar”, which additionally stars Prabhas. While he’s but to remark on it, followers would recall that John made a smashing antihero in “Dhoom” (2004) and “Race 2” (2013).
He started his profession as a baby actor, and went on to make an influence along with his constructive roles in movies comparable to “Kalyug” (2005), the “Golmaal 3” (2010) and “Golmaal Again” (2017) and “Go Goa Gone” (2013). Kunl has already tried an antagonist’s position in “Kalank” (2019), however his actually sinister outing was “Malang” final 12 months. The Mohit Suri directorial forged him as a brutal, psychopath cop who deceptively seems to be a pleasant man.
Back in 2001, his character Vikram in “Ajnabee” created obstacles within the lives of Raj (Bobby Deol) and Priya (Kareena Kapoor). Then in 2018, he received again to being a villain on-screen within the Rajinikanth-starrer “2.0”. Akshay, has principally featured in movies with patriotic themes or tales with a social trigger in latest occasions, and because the birdlover Pakshi Rajan in “2.0” he was a villain with a trigger.
He has acted as a romantic hero, a brave cop and a historic warrior on his manner to superstardom. The viewers additionally equally liked him because the menacing Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial “Padmaavat”, which launched in 2018. Although closely fictionalized in interpretation, Ranveer made Bhansali’s Khilji an especially laudable act along with his menacing screen presence.