Amrish Puri Death Anniversary: 5 Villainous Roles By The Veteran That’ll Give You Nightmares

Today, marks the 14th death anniversary of veteran actor Amrish Puri. None could portray villainous roles with as much efficacy as he could. So, here’s a quick look at top 5 negative roles immortalised by the actor

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Amrish Puri Death Anniversary: 5 Villainous Roles By The Veteran That’ll Give You Nightmares
Amrish Puri, an actor par excellence who is best remembered for his command over grey areas. He perfectly epitomised the antagonist in most of his movies with complete ease, giving us some of the most dreaded villains of all times.

None could match up to deliver negative roles with such ease, and Amrish Puri will always be remembered for the villainous roles he immortalised when he was alive. Today marks his 14th death anniversary, so we bring you our best 5 picks of the actor that portray villainy like no one else did.

Amrish Puri as Mogambo in Mr India: 

He can be regarded as the most terrifying villain of all times who still brings a chill to our spines. He essayed an evil scientist with a deadly mission to overpower the world and his dialogue “Mogambo khush hua”, still lingers fresh in our memory.

Amrish Puri as Raja Saab in Koyla: 
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A menacing villager, Raja Saab wants to rule over people and torment young women to satiate himself. His cruelty knew no bounds as he went about killing those who tried to defy him and his dialogue “Bloody fool”, still stays with us.

Amrish Puri as Indrajit Chadha in Damini: 
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A criminal lawyer who can go to any extent to prove himself right, Amrish Puri as Indrajit Chadha perfectly angered the audiences with his portrayal of a shrewd, mean man with no respect for women whatsoever, as he uttered the dialogue, “jaanghe aapko maalum hai kya hoti hai.”

Amrish Puri as Thakur Durjan Singh in Karan Arjun: 
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The evil Thakur brutally murders Karan and Arjun setting the pace for an action thriller, with the theme of reincarnation. He earned praises for this character just like his other performances and even a nomination in the Filmfare Awards.

Amrish Puri as Simran’s father in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge:
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“Jaa Simran Jaa, Jee Le Apni Zindagi”, a dialogue mouthed by Amrish Puri as he finally lets his daughter elope with the man of her dreams. Amrish Puri as the stern father of Simran wasn’t exactly a villain per se, as his role takes on a soft side toward the end of the movie, but his portrayal of a father who’s completely against the dreams of his daughter, received accolades from the viewers.

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