Top 10 Bollywood Villains Till 2023
Here are the top 10 bollywood villains till 2023.
1. Anupam Kher (Dr. Dang)
Anupam Kher's portrayal of Dr. Dang in the action movie "Karma" introduced us to a new breed of villain: cunning and dangerous. His memorable line, "Rana Vishwa Pratap Singh, Is Thappad ki goonj suni tumne? Ab is goonj ki goonj tumhe sunai degi, Zindagi bhar sunai degi," still sends shivers down the spine.
2. Prem Chopra (Prem Chopra)
In the 1970s classic "Bobby," Prem Chopra played the role of Prem, a perfect thug willing to do anything for money. His famous line, "Prem naam hai mera. Prem Chopra," continues to be associated with his villainous persona.
3. Amjad Khan (Gabbar Singh)
Amjad Khan's iconic portrayal of Gabbar Singh in "Sholay" made him the most recognized villain of the silver screen. His timeless dialogue, "Kitne Aadmi the?" is etched in the memories of audiences.
4. Amrish Puri (Mogambo)
Amrish Puri's role as Mogambo in "Mr. India" is unforgettable. He overshadowed the protagonist with his powerful presence, making him one of the most loved Bollywood villains of all time.
5. Danny Denzongpa (Kancha)
Danny Denzongpa's outstanding performance as Kancha Cheena in "Agneepath" (1990) left a lasting impact with lines like "Apna ussool kehta hai.. daaye haath se jurm karo, baayen hath ko pata bhi na chale." His contributions to Bollywood spanned four decades, earning him the Padma Shree.
6. Pran (Raka)
Pran Krishan Sikand, known for his role as Raka in "Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai," became a legendary Bollywood villain with his signature villainous hand moves. He received the Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his remarkable contributions to cinema.
7. Ajit Khan (Teja)
Ajit Khan, with a film career spanning over forty years, made his mark as Teja, known for his hairstyle and appearance. His portrayal of Teja and his gang members in various movies left a strong impact.
8. Kulbhushan Kharbanda (Shakal)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda's portrayal of Shakal in the 1970s classic "Shaan" is iconic. His bald head-tapping and powerful dialogue delivery made him a memorable villain.
9. Gulshan Grover (Tyson)
Known as the 'Bad Man' of Indian cinema, Gulshan Grover has acted in over 400 films since 1980. His role as Tyson in "Mohra" (1994) is particularly memorable, with lines like "Chaaal chalne ki koshsih ki to agli baar mai nahi bolunga, meri AK47 bolegi."
10. Shakti Kapoor (Gogo)
Shakti Kapoor's portrayal of Crime Master Gogo in "Andaz Apna Apna" is a perfect blend of comedy and ruthlessness. His famous line, "Crime Master Gogo naam hai mera, aankhen nikal ke gotiyan khelta hun main," is etched in Bollywood history.