One of the best aspects of crime thrillers or murder mysteries in Bollywood movies is the antagonist, mostly played by deranged and twisted individuals who go on killing sprees. These guys were the dark monsters who leave us in complete shock. So here is Humor Nation with seven scariest serial killers in Bollywood movies.
So Let’s Take A Look At 8 Horrifying And Scary Killers In Indian Movies!
8. Saswata Chatterjee In Kahani (2012)
Saswata Chatterjee as Bob Biswas was in Kahani (2012). One of the most surprising and mysterious characters in the crime and suspense thriller Kahani was Bob Biswas which was played by Saswata Chatterjee. An assassin working undercover as a life insurance agent who just appears out of nowhere with his sinister smile, folds his hands and commits the crime with no hassles. A chilling performance which left everyone on the edge of their seats.
7. Riteish Deshmukh In Ek Villain (2014)
A remake of the South Korean film ‘I saw the devil’ we see Riteish Deshmukh play the psychotic frustrated and bound to kill Rakesh Mahadkar. A verbally abused husband and economically deprived individual takes out his frustration on anyone that mistreats him or belittle him in any shape and form. Definitely it is Deshmukh’s best performance. Rakesh has no concept of consequences and goes out of his way to create complete chaos
6. Ashutosh Rana In Dushman (1998)
An underrated film that many people don’t talk about is the psychological thriller Dushman (1998) and a man that stole the show in the film was a demonic Gokul pundit played by Ashutosh Rana. A coldblooded sadistic killer and rapist willing to go to any lengths to satisfy the inexplainable torture and kill. Ashutosh Rana as the antagonist is definitely one of the creepiest and scary things to witness.
5. Nawazuddin Siddiqui In Raman Ragav 2.0 (2016)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of a deranged psychopath killer Ramana, the character of the serial killer is based on the serial killer of similar name who operated in the Bombay in the mid 1960s named Raman Ragav. A man who even after getting arrested in escaping doesn’t stop his killing spree, each day finding a new victim, a declared schizophrenic who had no care in the world but to catch his next prey. Nawazuddin Siddique’s impeccable performance coupled by the movie’s haunting dialogues account for a really scary character on-screen.
4. Prashant Narayan In Murder 2 (2011)
Definitely the best installment in the murder franchise is Murder 2. The movie that focuses on the mysterious disappearance of prostitutes, slowly unravel and introduces the conniving and sinister character of Dheeraj Pandey which is played so effortlessly by Prashant Narayan. Dheeraj Pandey is a psychotic transgender individual that tortures and murders prostitutes for pleasure. All sequences and scenes with Dheeraj Pandey will send shivers down your spine
3. Urmila Matondkar In Kaun (1999)
There is not enough credit given to Urmila Matondkar and her portrayal of a mentally challenged woman on a killing spree in Kaun. From all the confusion that is created throughout the movie, the viewers keep guessing on what the outcome will be, and the last thing we expected was Urmila in Mr. Malhotra house to be the psychotic troubled and menacing killer. Watch this movie to see how evil and scary Urmila’s portrayal on screen is.
2. Ashutosh Rana In Sangharsh (1999)
Police are unable to solve a case of a series of child abduction and child murders which have left them completely puzzled. Ashutosh Rana plays the role Lajja Shanker Pandey, a religious fanatic who is behind all the killings, he believes that sacrificing the children will give him immortality. The acting by the underrated actor is by far the most haunting thing to witness in terms of antagonists in Bollywood movies. The conviction with which Ashutosh Rana plays the delusional psychotic killer is hands down one of the best.
1. Rajesh Khanna In Red Rose (1980)
The film ‘Red Rose’ is a remake of the Tamil film titled ‘Sigappu Rojakkal’ which stars Kamal Hassan in the lead role. Rajesh Khanna plays the role of a serial killer who rapes and kills young girls, and then buries them under the rose bush. Although the film wasn’t as successful as the original, but over the time it has become a cult film.