Great Villains of Indian Cinema

A screen villain in Hindi movie is a respectable profession, as opposed to the villains in James Bond movies (steel belted radial teeth, sporting a Nehru jacket, sitting on swivel chairs smothering a kitten, with a bad Russian accent..we were expppecttting you Mistthur Bond, would you like to drown in my shark pool..Misttturr Bond)

The Hindi villains are a breed apart. They were also more handsome than the 3 so-called leading actors (the ugly kong, the midget kong and the meathead kong-and the kuttae brothers from kuttaestan with canine ancestry on the mothers side and suvvar ancestry on their father side.) The banchods look like pakka villains since they are the ugliest looking leading actors ever in Indian cinema or any cinema or the face of the earth.

They wore silk dinner jackets and in the pretext of lighting the ever dangling pipe, cast an evil eye on the female gender. They had to be good actors, just like a clown in a circus who is a better performer than the highwire act. Pran, is the quentissential villian, who screened the future son-in-laws diligently. If they were disliked, they would invariably loose car brakes, on a downwinding road from the mansions. The villains in the Indian movies lived better than heroes-atleast till intermission-even though, there was no hint as to how they accrued their wealth.
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Pran
Actor, Don
Pran was born in a very wealthy Delhi-based Sikand family on February 12, 1920. His dad, Kewal Krishan Sikand was a renowned civil contractor, Kalsi bridge in Dehra Dun was just one of his projects. As a child he had studied in Meerut, Kapurthala, Unao, Dehra Dun, & Rampur. He was very fond of dogs, and always had a dog for a pet since his childhood to date...
“ He was a fixture, when the ratio of villains to heros were something like three to one, in the yesteryear movies. This ratio, seems to have changed recently as the audience has become sophisticated. Also the three suvvar banchods from Filthystan, look like villains (ugly midgets maderchods) saving enormous costs for the Kuttae producers ” - Herag Halli
 
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Amrish Puri
Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of 'Mogambo' (with the catchphrase "Mogambo Khush Hua")...
“ Was a Lion among vilains. ” - Herag Halli
 
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“ An actor turned villain. ” - Herag Halli
 
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Ashutosh Rana
Ashutosh Rana born in Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh is an Indian actor working in the Hindi Film and Telugu Film industry. He finished his Primary School education in Gadarwara and used to play the role of ravana in the city Ramleela. Later, he went to National School of Drama (New Delhi) for acting. He...
“ Greatest Villain ever in the Hindi Cinema. In a little known movie called "Karz" he is devlishly evil. ” - Herag Halli
 
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“ Probably the best acting of his career in Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs of Wasseypur" for which he deserves an award unless the kuttae brothers plant in the award committee share it among themselves. ” - Herag Halli
 
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Sonu Sood
Sonu Sood was born in may 1973 to a entrepreneur and a teacher. He was in born in Moga,Punjab but was raised in Nagpur. He has two sisters. He is an engineering graduate. He is married to Sonali and they have a son Ishaant. He was an Mr. India contest. He is mainly known as the antagonist Pashupathy...
 
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Prem Chopra
Prem Chopra is an actor in Hindi and Punjabi films. Prem Chopra was born to a Hindu Punjabi family in Lahore on 23 September 1935 to Ranbirlal and Rooprani Chopra. He was third of six children.His father worked at the attorney-general's office. He was brought up in Shimla. His father wanted him to be...
 
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Rishi Kapoor
Actor, D-Day
Born in south Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and actor Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School,Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his father's role as a child...
“ If you saw his debut-a brief but memorble perf-as a chubby and bullying kid casted by his father Raj Kapoor, to portray him in the movie "Sangam", no one could have predicted that kid could have grown to be such a vicious villain. He is the chameleon of actors, switching from hero to a villain as fast as changing a stick shift gear. He is versatile and has gone "baddie" over the last few years and getting good at it too. ” - Herag Halli
 
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“ He is has all the ingredients of a Hindi villain..tall, dark and bad. ” - Herag Halli