Iconic Bollywood Villains and Vamps

A List of Actors in Negative Roles in Indian Films for a significant number of times.
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Madan Puri
Actor, Deewaar
His debut film was Khazanchi 1941 in which he played a small role of co-cyclist in the song "Sawan Ke Nazare Hai" along with Jankidas, Ramola Devi & Manorama. The film was directed by Dalsukh M.Pancholi. Madan Lal Puri was born in 1915 in Lahore, Punjab, British India to S. Nihal Chanda Puri and Ved Kaur...
 
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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")...
 
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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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Shakti Kapoor
Shakti Kapoor is one of the most comic actors to grace the Bollywood screen. Since the start of his career he has done more than 300 films. He had been often nominated for the Filmfare Award in the most comic performance category. His on-screen pairing with another comic actor Kader Khan as the latter's son has often led to laughable comedies...
 
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Gulshan Grover
Actor, Badman
Gulshan Grover was born, raised and educated in Delhi, India. After receiving his master's degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, he decided to pursue his passion and made a lifelong commitment to entertainment industry. He honed his acting skills in theatre, and after many stage productions with the well-known "Little Theatre Group" he moved to Bombay to pursue a career in movies...
 
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Danny Denzongpa
Danny, who married Gawa Denzongpa, a Sikkimese princess and niece of the last chogyal from her hometown of Gangtok, currently resides in Juhu in Mumbai. He likes to listen to Nepali folk music especially Nepali flutes. In recent times he has become more selective as to the roles he plays. He does not work in March...
 
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Ranjeet
Actor, Koyla
 
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Ajit
Actor, Zanjeer
 
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Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Actor, Mohra
Sadashiv Amrapurkar is a popular actor who is well known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films in the 1980s and 90s. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role in 1991 for Sadak - the first time the award was instituted. In addition to negative roles, he has shone in supporting roles and, more recently, in comic roles.
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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Madan Puri
Actor, Deewaar
His debut film was Khazanchi 1941 in which he played a small role of co-cyclist in the song "Sawan Ke Nazare Hai" along with Jankidas, Ramola Devi & Manorama. The film was directed by Dalsukh M.Pancholi. Madan Lal Puri was born in 1915 in Lahore, Punjab, British India to S. Nihal Chanda Puri and Ved Kaur...
 
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Irrfan Khan
Actor, Life of Pi
Acclaimed by the critics & the entire world as one of the best actor of his times Irrfan Khan hails from India. Born and brought up in Jaipur into feudal Nawab family, though had no one from the entertainment field in the family, his passion was acting since childhood.While he was doing his masters...
 
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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...
 
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Kabir Bedi
Kabir Bedi is an internationally acclaimed Indian actor. He has acted in over 60 Bollywood films and has hits like "Khoon Bhari Maang", "Kurbaan" and "Main Hoon Na". He is well-recognized for his role of Emperor Shah Jahan in "Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story". Popularly recognized in the West for his role as a villainous 'Gobinda' in the James Bond film...
 
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Sharat Saxena
Sharat Saxena is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has acted in nearly 160 Bollywood films. Saxena started his career in the early 70s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles. He has starred in some of the most successful films of Bollywood like Mr India...
 
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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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Akhilendra Mishra
Akhilendra Mishra is an Indian film and television character actor best known for his role as Kroor Singh in the 1990s Doordarshan fantasy television series Chandrakanta. His other notable works include the character of Mirchi Seth in the 1999 critically acclaimed film Sarfarosh. He also played the character of Arjan in the Academy Award nominated film Lagaan...
 
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Rajesh Vivek
Actor, Swades
Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay was an acclaimed Indian stage and film actor who had appeared in over 70 films acting in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinema since the late 1970s. He was perhaps best known for his roles in the multi-award-winning Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, Swades, and Jodhaa Akbar. All three movies were directed by Ashutosh Gowariker...
 
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Ajit
Actor, Zanjeer
 
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Prem Nath
Actor, Bobby
 
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Lalita Pawar
Actress, Anand
With seventy years in the film businesses, Lalita Pawar's long career began as a child in the silent era and continued into leading lady roles, but she is best remembered for her years as a character actor. Lalita was born Amba Laxman Rao Sagun, the daughter of a wealthy silk merchant. While visiting a film studio...
 
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Bindu
Actress, Om Shanti Om
Bindu was born on April 17th in the Gujerati-speaking Desai family, consisting of her film producer dad, Nanubhai, and stage actress mom, Jyotsna. Due to her Bollywood connections she was able to find a niche in movies as early as 1962 with 'Anpadh' in which she plays the 'well educated' daughter of an 'illiterate' Mala Sinha...
 
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Om Puri
Om Puri is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE. Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India...
 
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Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi
He was born in Benares (Varanasi), Uttar Pradesh, British India. He was fond of plays and came to Mumbai to find a space on stage. He staged his own written play Pandrah August in Mumbai, later he tried his luck in films. He also had written many plays. In 1940 he got a role of moneylender (Sahukar) in a Mehboob Khan's film "Aurat" as Sukhilala...
 
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Amole Gupte
Amole Gupte is an Indian screenwriter, actor, and director, known for his work on Bollywood films like Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth), Stanley ka dabba, Kaminey and others. He is also an actor in Bheja Fry 2 (2011), stanley Ka Dabba (2011),Urumi (2011) Phas gaye re obama (2010) and Kaminey.
 
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Tej Sapru
Actor, Mohra
 
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Rehman
Rehman Khan was born in Lahore, British India on June 23, 1923 in a Pathan family believed to be the descendants of Afghanistan's King Amanuallah. His family subsequently re-located to Jabalpur where he attended the Robinson College. After completing college he joined the Indian Air Force as a Pilot...
 
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Om Shivpuri
Actor, Don
Om Shiv Puri met his wife at Jaipur Radio Station where they worked together. In fact, they had worked together on radio and in plays. Even at NSD, they were together - in the same batch they fell in love. They married, but not before they had waited for nine years (1968). After that, they started a theatre group Dishantar...
 
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Saurabh Shukla
Shukla's family left Gorakhpur for Delhi when he was two years old. After completing his schooling, he graduated from Khalsa College, Delhi. His professional career began in 1984 with his entry into theater. Shukla began serious theater in 1986 with roles in plays like A View From The Bridge (Arthur Miller)...
 
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Nadira
Actress, Shree 420
Farhat (also sometimes known as Florence) Ezekiel Nadira, born on December 5, 1932, was a Baghdadi Jew, hailing from Nagpada, South Mumbai, a predominantly Muslim and Jewish locality. At the tender age of 19, she literally stormed her way into Bollywood with the movie Aan opposite Dilip Kumar, the reigning heart-throb of the times...
 
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Manorama
Actress, Water
Manorama is a veteran Hindi actress acted in nearly 100 movies. Her real name was Erin Issac Daniels. She was half-Irish, with an Irish mother and an Indian Christian father.She started her career as a child artist in 1926 in Lahore, under the name Baby Iris. Thereafter she made her debut as in adult actress in 1941 to her final role in Water in 2005...
 
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Kamal Kapoor
Actor, Don
 
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Brij Gopal
Actor, Ishq
 
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Nassar
Nassar is one of the most acclaimed actors in India. He is the current president of South Indian Actors Association. Nassar is well known for [link=tt0105575], [link=tt0112553], [link=tt0367495] and [link=tt0093603]. Nassar was born on 5 March 1958 to Mehaboob Basha and Mumtaz in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu...
 
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