Bollywood Actresses Who Took Up Negative Roles & Nailed It.
There was a time when actresses hesitated to portray negative roles as they feared they might lose their fans and won’t get lead roles easily after negative roles. The mindset of actresses changed and now every successful actress wants to be in a gray role to prove her acting skill, Versatility and potential to audiences and Directors. Here is the list of Top 10 actresses who delivered an outstanding performance in negative characters and proved their migh
Actresses in Negative Roles
Her role as a psychotic lover in the movie Gupt fetched her the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative role, in 1997.
Priyanka Chopra ( Aitraaz)
Her performance as the sizzling dominating boss in the movie Aitraaz is unforgettable. She was brave to play a negative role, in the initial days of her career. As they say, fortune favours the brave. Priyanka won the
Vidya Balan (Ishqiya)
Before the movie was released there was a lot of talk about Vidya Balan doing a scandalous role. However, the scandal part of it was soon forgotten after witnessing her dark side as a villainess which garnered a lot of praise from critics.
Bipasha Basu (Jism)
As a sexy seductress who wants to kill her millionaire husband, Bipasha Basu’s villainous role in the movie Jism was surely the most-talked about. Her performance can be described in two words confident and convincing. This honey-hued actress’ role not only boosted her career but also got her much-deserved recognition.
Urmila Matondkar ( Pyar Tune Kya Kiya)
Urmila’s role as the obsessed lover in the movie Pyar Tune Kya Kiya is definitely one of her best performances. While the film is said to have flopped, Urmila left a lasting impression on the audience and the critics alike
Kareena Kapoor (Fida)
Kareena Kapoor is someone who we can never imagine in a negative role. But the evil spark in her eyes in this one was just about enough to get that villainess role right.
Preity Zinta (Armaan)
The sweet-faced Preity Zinta with her cute dimples is the last person you’d think of as a villain. However, straying from her usual roles, she showed her badass side when she played Sonia in the 2003 movie Armaan and also bagged a Filmfare nomination for best villain.
Tabu has always been very subtle in her acting skills, thinking of Tabu in negative role was something we could never ever expect. But she portrayed the negative role of Nimmi in Maqbool as if the role was meant for her only.
Konkona Sen Sharma (Ek Thi Dayan)
Her drastic transformation from a righteous character in Page 3 to a cruel witch in Ek Thi Dayan sure shocked us all.
Katrina Kaif (Race)
Broke her goody good doll image to portray the negative role in Race. Katrina wants to do more negative roles.
Eesha Koppikar (Qayamat)
With her negative role in Qayamat, she gave chills to every actress who has played a negative role. She seemed like the toughest competitor as a villain to all the actresses at that time.
Supriya Pathak (Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela)
She has always played positive roles a caring mother, an innocent daughter-in-law, a dutiful wife... But as the matriarch, Dhankor Baa leader of the Sanera community in the movie Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Supriya Pathak stunned the audience and her fans. It is not surprising then that she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the same.
Amrita Singh (Kalyug)
No one could have played the role of a porn tycoon in the movie Kalyug better than her. As a powerful, merciless businesswoman, Amrita received some much deserved applause.
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