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Bollywood's 10 MOST SAVAGE Looks

August 04, 2014 08:58 IST

Bollywood's 10 MOST SAVAGE Looks

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There are a few occasions when they have embraced their inner wild to portray the extreme face of rage or brutality.

From barbaric to bizarre, here’s a look at Bollywood actors in their most savage avatars.

Shahid Kapoor, Haider

In the can’t-release-soon-enough Vishal Bhardwaj reworking of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Shahid Kapoor plays the titular character hailing from a conflict-ridden Kashmir.

And its energetic promo, especially the featured image, shows his meltdown in a manner most curious.

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Image: Shahid Kapoor in Haider


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Abhishek Bachchan, Raavan

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Abhishek Bachchan scowls and growls, highlighted by varying degrees of threatening makeup, to play an uncouth bandit in Mani Ratnam’s take on the Raavan story.


Image: Abhishek Bachchan in Raavan


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Amitabh Bachchan, Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag

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Kohl overload dominates Big B’s haggard face and nasty frown to play his idea of one of the most iconic villains in one of the most despised films of its time -- Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag.


Image: Amitabh Bachchan in Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag


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Sanjay Dutt, Agneepath

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Though the look is blatantly modeled on Marlon Brando’s Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now, Sanjay Dutt’s bald-headed, bulging eyeballs menace in Agneepath ensures he holds his own in a part made immortal by Danny Denzongpa as Kancha Cheena.


Image: Sanjay Dutt in Agneepath


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Sanjay Dutt, Kartoos

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And with Sanjay Gupta’s Kartoos, Dutt unleashes his intemperate persona a tad more strongly than Khalnayak with brooding fury, braided hair and bloodshot eyes.


Image: Sanjay Dutt in Kartoos


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Kamal Haasan, Abhay

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Kamal Haasan tackles a double role in his strange, graphic Abhay wherein one of his characters is a mentally unstable man plagued by the memories of his evil stepmother seeking unreasonable vengeance.

And thanks to his creepy appearance, it’s easy to tell him apart from his saner, sensible twin.


Image: Kamal Haasan in Abhay


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Suniel Shetty, Rudraksh

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Coloured contact lenses, frizzy man and an evil glare transforms Suniel Shetty from a dashing action hero to a gristly, greedy, power-hungry rakshas in the supernatural thriller, Rudraksh.


Image: Suniel Shetty in Rudraksh


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Akshay Kumar, Jaanwar

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In this A Perfect World rip-off, Akshay Kumar transforms into a wild Yanni lookalike.

Interestingly, this one time, a character sports a severe, intimidating look after he’s turned new leaf as opposed to his suave demeanour as mobman’s dependable sidekick.


Image: Akshay Kumar in Jaanwar

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Amrish Puri, Nishaan

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Nobody can touch Amrish Puri in the ‘outrageous get-up’ department. One glimpse of the late veteran in the little-known Nishaan will tell you why.


Image: Amrish Puri in Nishaan


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Shah Rukh Khan, Don 2

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A far cry from his romantic heroes, SRK slips into a sly, scheming, rough avatar sporting unruly, unkempt hair and tattoos as the impossible-to-trust Don of Farhan Akhtar’s franchise.


Image: Shah Rukh Khan in Don 2


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