These Lesser Known Sons Of Popular 80’s Bollywood Villains You Are Not Aware About


Everybody loves a good movie, but what fun is a movie without an old classic villain? Sometimes villains are so famous that they have outshadowed main lead. Some famous name comes in our mind when it is about villains are Gabbar Singh played by Amjad Khan from Sholay, Shaakaal by Kulbhushan Kharbanda from Shaan, Mogambo by Amrish Puri from Mr. India or Maharani by Sadashiv Amrapurkar from Sadak. They have actually redefined the definition of villains Let us see how their son’s look and we are sure most of them you are not aware about.


1. Suresh Oberoi And Vivek Oberoi

Suresh Oberoi and Vivek Oberoi

Suresh Oberoi started off from radio shows,  moved on to modeling and became a supervillain in Bollywood. He has been in the industry for more than three decades. With his debut “Company“ in 2002, Vivek Oberoi is keen on doing more films.


2. Danny And Rinzing Denzongpa

Danny And Rinzing Denzongpa

A constant choice of villain in Bollywood – Tshering Phintso Denzongpa a.k.a. Danny Denzongpa’s acting career has been a mix of positive and negative roles. He is an actor, a singer and a businessman. Rinzing, his son, is currently focused on becoming an actor.


3. M.B. Shetty And Rohit Shetty

M.B. Shetty and Rhoti Shetty

The popular stuntman/villain can usually be taken as a savage character especially because of his tall physique and distinguishable bald headed bad guy looks. Rohit Shetty is a director and a co-producer who started his career at just 17.


4. Dalip Tahil And Dhruv Tahil

Dalip Tahil And Dhruv Tahil

The villainous actor started his acting career with the film Ishq and later on went to give successful and a bold villain imagery in Bollywood. He was also a popular supporting actor and played father roles. His son is a London based actor and model.


5. Mac Mohan And Vikrant Makijany

Mac Mohan and Vikranth

Life took an interesting turn when the aspiring cricketer joined theatre and later become a Bollywood actor. The retro actor gained much popularity for his role in the Bollywood blockbuster Sholay as Sambha. His son Vikrant Makijany came to limelight in the movie The Last Marble.


6. Gulshan Grover And Sanjay Grover

Gulhan Grover and Sunil Grover

Best known as the “bad man” of Bollywood, Gulshan Grover has acted in more than 400 films and has entered Hollywood and international cinema. The writer and producer, Sanjay Grover is yet to enter Bollywood as an actor.


7. Shakti Kapoor And Siddhanth Kapoor

Shakthi Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor

Born as Sunil Sikanderlal Kapoor and later changed his name to Shakti Kapoor for a fierce image, the villain is certainly a distinct one in the industry. He has done both villainous and comic roles in around 700 films. His son Siddhanth Kapoor is also an actor and an assistant director.


8. Raza Murad And Ali Murad

Raza Murad And Ali Murad

Raza Murad is a skilled and an accomplished actor with loads of acting roles from his career in his kitty right from sensitive supporting roles to vile villainous ones. His son Ali Murad has not yet stepped into Bollywood.


9. Kabir Bedi And Adam Bedi

Kabir and Adam Bedi

With dashing looks and fierce roles, Kabir Bedi has actually swooned some hearts with his acting. The Bollywood villain has even played the villain in a famous James Bond series ‘Octopussy’. Adam Bedi, however, is an actor and Assistant Director in the USA, best known for his work in Hello! Kaun Hai.


10. Amjad Khan And Shadaab Khan

Amjad Khan and Shaabad Khan Villains

Amjad Khan, a popular villain from the 80s, best known as Gabbar Singh from Sholay and rose to fame after the film. He also played in some unconventional roles too but will always be remembered as the fearsome Gabbar Singh. His son Shadaab Khan has also acted in a few movies and is also a director.

The ones who add masala to our favourite Bollywood movies, make a monotonous movie into an action sequence and spice up with villainous dialogues for us to relish have families too and it is interesting to read about!

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Vijay Alagar
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