For the country which is obsessed with making thousands of melodramatic films every year, has also produced many villain oriented films. Since the inception of the Indian Film Industry, the so-called villain has been an integral part of our films. Some of the most prominent actors have portrayed a memorable negative role leaving a mark of the character. Even though they are the most hated among the masses there dirtier dialogues and roles leaves a lasting impressions of “Bad Boys” of Bollywood in one’s minds. Many top-notch villains have been a craze among youngsters with huge fan following whose characters are bigger than the film itself. Character like Gabar Singh, Mogambo, Shakaal, and Maharani to name a few had created a terror in 90’s era. Factrichi 100 Varsh recollects some well-know villains and there remarkable performance on Sunday, 6th January 2013 at 1:30 pm and 9:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat
Some of the best on-screen performances was from movies like Sholay where in Amjad Khan’s character as an Indian dacoit created history in Indian cinema and even today it is remembered as one of his magnificent performances. Kalicharan and Zanjeer was another cult film which made Ajit a house-hold name, both the movies was a box office hit and Ajit gained the status for his cold blooded performance. Another name which one cannot ignore is of Danny Denzongpa who made his mark in the negative role in the movies like Krantiveer, Ghatak, Gayal & Khoram in early 90’s. Amrish Puri was one another most powerful actor who established his image among villain in Indian film industry. He essayed the grey character so naturally that his performance and dialogues “Mogambo kush Hua” is still referred more than the movie even after the film released 25 years ago. Pran was another phenomenal actor among these legends.
In recent years villains have been bred apart, they are handsome, young, cold blooded actors like Manoj Bajpai, Prakash Raj, Shakti Kapoor, Gulshan Grover to name a few. As we get through all these characters and their journey, tune in with us to Factrichi 100 Varsh on Sunday 6th January 2013 at 1:30 pm and 9:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.