How To Be An Awesome Bollywood Villain? Tips From The Best In The Game

By Marv D’Souza

How to dress like the ultimate Bollywood villain!

This Halloween, we at MissMalini dressed up to work, ‘Bollywood Villain’ style! And to inspire us, we asked the legends themselves to give us a head start to understanding their style. We spoke to Gulshan Grover, Shakti Kapoor and Ranjeet who gave us tips on “How To Be An Awesome Villain”.  Here’s what they had to say…

Gulshan Grover: “You need to have guts, courage and a certain calmness… be distinct and stand out!”

Gulshan Grover

Also known as ‘Bad Man’, Gulshan Grover has played a number of villainous characters and pretty much nailed each one of them. He explained to us about the high level of mental and physical strain involved in playing a negative role. Digging deeper, Grover pointed out the fact that at the end, being the Bad Man isn’t as glamourous or glorious as it seems. After all, his character is horribly punished at the end of the film
So if you’re planning to dress as the ‘Bad Man’, then be innovative. The actor defines his signature film style by keeping each look distinct. His only advice is to be unique and don’t play too safe!

Shakti Kapoor: …read more