From Gabbar to Shamshera: Bolywood’s fascination with Dacoits is renowned

Ranbir Kapoor is hitting headlines once again when Yash Raj Films made a declaration about their next, a movie that will feature him in a pivotal role. The actor is ready to plat Shamshera in YRF’s upcoming period drama. The puzzler of the movie got revealed recently and we couldn’t help but mull over Bollywood’s fascination with dacoits.

We go back in time to witness some of the wicked and pitiless dacoits in the Hindi film industry, which fright people even today.

Sunil Dutt donned dacoit in Mujhe Jeene Do, Praan Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye, Mother India

Sunil Dutt was a gifted actor and his acting skills are loved by one and all. The actor’s performance in the big hit flick, Mother India, is remembered even today. Sunil Dutt played the role of an avenging robber in Mother India and an additional, serious one, in his home production – Mujhe Jeene Do. Sunil Dutt is one of the Hindi film industry’s most incredible dacoits, who can act as an inspiration for Ranbir for his forthcoming historical drama.

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Amjad Khan played iconic dacoit in Sholay

Who doesn’t memorize Amjad Khan as Gabbar Singh in the big hit movie Sholay? People don’t memorize the flick only for the grand friendship between Jay and Veeru however also for this lethal village dacoit – Gabbar Singh.

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Irrfan Khan played iconic dacoit in Paan Singh Tomar

The big screen adaptation of the real-life athlete who became a rebel was a convincing tale that not only astonished the reviewers but also tasted big success at BO.

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Ajay Devgn donned iconic dacoit in Lajja

Though it was a character part, Ajay Devgn did his great effort to shine bright and owing to his special dialogues and the manner he used them.

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Mukesh Tiwari played iconic dacoit in China Gate

Mukesh Tiwari was easily the deadliest baddie in the Hindi film industry. His recital as Jageera was a great job.

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Sushant Singh Rajput – Son Chiriya

Before Ranbir Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput will don the role of a dacoit in Son Chiriya. It’s interesting to witness these new stars reinstate the well known yet elapsed genre.

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Well, who are you excited to see as dacoits in their upcoming movies?

Let us know in the comment section below.

by Vijay Singh | Tue, May 08 - 02:00 PM

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