South Indian Villains Who Made Their Name In The Hindi Film Industry

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The South Indian and Hindi film industries have been overlapping a lot recently. Read to know four South Indian villains who have starred in Bollywood films.

Written By Shakir Khan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The connection between Bollywood and South Indian cinema has been increasing. From actors working in both the industries, adapting movies, and now even making them in all languages, the two are inextricable. Besides this, South Indian villains are getting a wide appreciation in Bollywood. Read to know some of the most-anticipated South Indian 'baddies' who are killing it in Bollywood.

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Pradeep Rawat

Pradeep Rawat has worked in more than 90 films. He has played several side characters and a lead role. But Pradeep is most known for his work as a villain in various films. He was seen in Hindi films such as Sarfarosh and Grand Masti as a villain. But his portrayal of Ghajini Dharmatma in Aamir Khan-starrer Ghajini received a lot of appreciation and gave him fame.

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Sonu Sood

The renowned star began his career in Tamil films in 1999. The actor has played both negative and positive roles and received love for both. His villainous act in movies like Singh Is Kinng, Dabangg and R… Rajkumar was praised by many. Sonu was recently seen as an antagonist in Simmba starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan. He has also worked opposite Jackie Chan in Kung Fu Yoga.

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Kiccha Sudeep

The actor is among the biggest film villains and an emerging name in the industry. He made his Bollywood debut in Phoonk in 2008. He was further seen in Rann and Rakta Charitra 1 and 2. Kiccha Sudeep will return as a villain in one of the most-awaited movies of the year, Dabangg 3, which stars Salman Khan in a lead role. His look in the trailer and poster of the film made fans very excited.

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Prakash Raj

Is the list even about villains if Prakash Raj is not included? The actor has worked in more than 300 films in various languages. He was seen as the bad guy in 2009 released Wanted, facing Salman Khan. Prakash received immense appreciations for his performance. He became a villain who is evil and yet loved by fans because of his performances. Since then, he has acted as a villain in several Bollywood movies. He acted in Singham, Dabangg 2, Golmaal Again, and more. Prakash brings out the evil as well as the witty and funny side of the villain, which the audiences love the most.



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