My favorite Bollywood villains

by avinash-chugh | created - 08 Sep 2018 | updated - 08 Sep 2018 | Public

The best villain actors from the Hindi film industry that left an impression on me.

1. C.S. Dubey

Director | Kismet Palat Ke Dekh

C.S. Dubey is an actor and assistant director, known for Kismet Palat Ke Dekh (1961), Karma (1986) and Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974).

2. 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) ...

3. Govind Namdeo

Actor | Satya

Govind Namdeo was born on September 3, 1954 in Sagar, Vindhya Pradesh, India. He is an actor, known for Satya (1998), Johnny Gaddaar (2007) and OMG: Oh My God! (2012).

4. Prem Nath

Actor | Johny Mera Naam

Prem Nath was born on November 21, 1926 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India as Premnath Malhotra. He was an actor and director, known for Johny Mera Naam (1970), Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974) and Barsaat (1949). He died on November 3, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

5. Sadashiv Amrapurkar

Actor | Sadak

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 ...

6. Akhilendra Mishra

Actor | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

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...

7. Ashish Vidyarthi

Actor | 24

Ashish Vidyarthi was born on June 19, 1962 in Tellicherry, Kerala, India. He is an actor, known for 24: India (2013), Haider (2014) and Pokiri (2006).

8. Ashutosh Rana

Actor | Sangharsh

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. ...

9. Bharat Kapoor

Actor | Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities

Bharat Kapoor is an actor and director, known for Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities (2004), Balidaan (1985) and Barsaat Ki Raat (1998).

10. Jeevan

Actor | Professor Pyarelal

Jeevan was born on October 24, 1915 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, British India as Onkar Nath Darj Durga Prasad. He is known for his work on Professor Pyarelal (1981), Kanoon (1960) and Mahabharat (1965). He died on June 10, 1987.

11. Mohan Joshi

Actor | Gunda

Mohan Joshi was born on September 4, 1945 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India. He is an actor, known for Gunda (1998), Ishq (1997) and Hulchul (1995).

12. Prakash Raj

Actor | Anniyan

Prakash Raj was born on March 26, 1965 in Bangalore, Mysore State, India as Prakash Rai. He is an actor and producer, known for Anniyan (2005), Kalki (1996) and Un Samayal Arayil (2014).

13. Mukesh Rishi

Actor | Sarfarosh

Mukesh Rishi was born on April 19, 1956 in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is an actor, known for Sarfarosh (1999), Gunda (1998) and Koi... Mil Gaya (2003). He is married to Keshni Rishi.

14. Pavan Malhotra

Actor | Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Pavan Malhotra was born on July 2, 1958 in Delhi, India. He is an actor, known for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Don (2006) and Gandhi (1982). He is married to Aparnaa Malhotra.

15. Prashant Narayanan

Actor | Fredrick

Prashant Narayanan is an actor and assistant director, known for Fredrick (2016), Shadows of Time (2004) and Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II (2003).

16. Raghuvaran

Actor | Mudhalvan

Raghuvaran was born on December 10, 1958 in Kollankod, Palakkad, Kerala, India as Raghuvaran Velayutham Nair. He was an actor, known for Mudhalvan (1999), Amarkalam (1999) and Anaganaga Oka Roju (1997). He was married to Rohini. He died on March 19, 2008 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

17. Roopesh Kumar

Actor | Preet Ki Dori

Roopesh Kumar was born as Abbas Farashahi. He is an actor and director, known for Preet Ki Dori (1971), Jaal (1986) and Choron Ki Baaraat (1980).

18. Sudhir

Actor | Dharmatma

Sudhir was born as Bhagwandas Mulchand Luthria. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Dharmatma (1975), The Far Pavilions (1984) and Baadshah (1999). He died in 2014 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

19. Rami Reddy

Actor | Jeevan Yudh

Rami Reddy was born in 1959 in Valmikipuram, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an actor, known for Jeevan Yudh (1997), Anaganaga Oka Roju (1997) and Anji (2004). He died on April 14, 2011 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

20. Pinchoo Kapoor

Actor | Don

Pinchoo Kapoor was born in 1927 in India. He was an actor, known for Don (1978), Anmol Ghadi (1946) and Karz (1980). He died on April 28, 1989 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

21. Om Shivpuri

Actor | Sholay

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 ...

22. Pran

Actor | Zanjeer

Pran was one of the leading character actors of Indian cinema. He was born on 12 February,1920 at Delhi. Pran was educated at different places namely Kapurthala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur as his father late Lala Kewal Krishnan Sikand was a Government Civil Contractor for the construction ...

23. Prem Chopra

Actor | Do Anjaane

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 ...

24. Amjad Khan

Actor | Sholay

Amjad Khan was born on November 12, 1940 in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, British India. He was an actor and director, known for Sholay (1975), Yaarana (1981) and Maa Kasam (1985). He was married to Shaila Khan. He died on July 27, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

25. Amrish Puri

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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...

26. M.B. Shetty

Stunts | An Evening in Paris

M.B. Shetty was born in 1938 in India as Muddu B. Shetty. He is known for his work on An Evening in Paris (1967), Phaansi (1978) and Badal (1966). He died on January 23, 1982.

27. Mahesh Manjrekar

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Mahesh Manjrekar was born on May 13, 1953 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is an actor and director, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Astitva (2000) and Nidaan (2000).

28. Manoj Bajpayee

Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur

Manoj Bajpayee was born on April 23, 1969 in Belwa, Bihar, India. He is known for his work on Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Satya (1998) and Aks (2001). He has been married to Neha since February 23, 2005.

29. Pankaj Tripathi

Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur

Pankaj Tripathi is an actor, known for Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Stree (2018) and Newton (2017).

30. Ranjeet

Actor | Amir Garib

Ranjeet was born on November 12, 1946 in Jandiala Guru, Amritsar, Punjab, British India as Gopal Bedi. He is an actor, known for Amir Garib (1974), Heeralal Pannalal (1978) and Namak Halaal (1982).

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