Hindi film industry has entertained us with innumerable films of various genres. From masala to romance to action films, we’ve seen it all. Bollywood films are incomplete without the heroes, but it is a villain who renders the heroism to a protagonist. They’re mean, they’re cruel, they’re scary, they plan and plot but have you ever observed their unique sense of styling as it can surely leave you in splits. Not just their dialogues but their over-dramatic looks can give you a good laughter dose.
So, let’s take a look at bollywood films which made a great amount of money at the box office because of villains.
The biggest example is the recent release ‘Padmaavat’, where Ranveer Singh is playing a negative role of Alauddin Khilji. The actor is well appreciated for his performance. Everyone who has watched the film has come out praising the guy because he is one of the biggest reasons in making a Padmaavat a success.
Yash Chopra’s film Darr is still recognized as one of the most amazing films; the film was a thriller but was yet romantic. Shah Rukh Khan played a role of antagonistic in the film. From this film SRK stole many hearts and also rose to stardom. The film was one of the highest grossing films of 1993.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Agneepath won a National Award but the film was not a money spinner. But, due to Hrithik Roshan, the film was a smash hit. The actor played a man out to avenge the death of his father, who was brutally hacked to death by Sanjay Dutt.
Baazigar released a month before Darr and SRK became popular villain from Abbas Mustan’s film. Shah Rukh crosses every limit to take revenge for the injustice done to his family. The scene the place he throws Shilpa Shetty off the terrace continues to be recent in our minds.The film became the fourth highest grossing film of that year.
5. Dhoom 3
Dhoom was the first movie to earn Rs 200 crore at the box office. Aamir Khan played a role of the villain for very first time and won the hearts of the audience. The actor played a guy who robs the banks after his father dies thanks to one of them.
6. Ek Villain
Breaking the image of his chocolate boy, Sidharth Malhotra turns a bad in Ek Villain. The actor’s performance was well appreciated by the audience. The film became a huge hit in 2014.