In pictures: When Bollywood heroes turned dark
Published on October 23, 2020 at 12.51
Hrithik Roshan’s character, Rohan in Kaabil seeks vengeance for his wife from men who are politically connected. The action hero puts forth an extremely moving performance, and this role is definitely one of the best in his career.
Aamir Khan has had an illustrious career so far, but he will always be remembered for his remarkable performance in Ghajini, where he plays the role of a tycoon suffering from memory loss who seeks to avenge the murder of his wife.
The Bollywood heartthrob, Pulkit Samrat, who has aced a variety of genres, will soon be seen in Bejoy Nambiar’s revenge drama Taish. The trailer of the film just released, and it looks incredibly promising. Pulkit will be playing an angry young man for the first time, and this is surely going to be a career-defining role for the rising star.
Varun Dhawan is best known for his playful and fun roles and movies where he plays the typical Romeo. But his most intense role so far is surely in the 2015 action thriller Badlapur, where his character Raghu avenges the death of his wife and son.
Another Bollywood superstar who’s most defining role is a revenge drama is surely Siddharth Malhotra. Ek Villain is a movie about a gangster named Guru, played by Sid, who avenges the death of his love, Aisha.