There are characters which fit in their roles so perfectly by the actors who played them, we often find ourselves wondering, was the character written about their life itself? But this is the sign of a true and very talented artist.
These are a few examples of such artists and the roles they played:
1. Manoj Bajpayee as Sardar Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur
Manoj aced the role of Sardar Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur. He played it with every peck of perfection that he could have given into that role. Though he had given lot of memorable appearances, the role of Sardar Khan will be forever remembered.
2. Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Ganesh Gaitonde in Sacred Games
Kabhi kabhi lagta hai apun hi bhagwaan hai.
Ganesh Gaitonde, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui has become a cult. The fact that this character goes into the spotlight more because of the memes than the series itself, tells a lot about the perfection in his acting.
3. Divyendu Sharma as Munna in Mirzapur
Divyendu Sharma character was of a villain in Mirzapur, people absolutely hated Munna. But the fact was Divyendu portrayed the role perfectly and showed how naturally he acted and understood the assignment.
4. Adarsh Gaurav as Balram in The White Tiger
Adarsh Gaurav role was perhaps a minimalistic one, but very impactful for sure. He played the role of a small town driver, who didn’t really know much about the city-politics, but gradually he started grasping it all.
5. Pankaj Tripathi as Satyendra in Ludo
Pankaj’s character always leaves a mark in and we end up remembering the film or series just because of his performance. But his role in Ludo was one of the most prominent and on-spot roles played by him, making it look almost real.
6. Paresh Rawal as Baburao Ganpatrao Apte In Hera Pheri
It’s been years since Hera Pheri was released and it is still a part of our daily lives. Through the form of stickers, giffies, memes and what not. Paresh Rawal gave in his best and received the perfect fruit of his performance through this film.
7. Vishal Jethwa as Shiv Prasad Yadav in Mardaani 2
Vishal played the role of the villain in Mardaani 2. Which automatically made him the crazy and the bad one in the film. Considering the genre of the film, he had to play the psychopathic person who was into heinous crimes which also included murder. He played his role exceedingly well making it an absolute hit of his character.
8. Gulshan Devaiah in his double role as Karate Mani and Jimmy in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota
We already are well aware of the fact that Gulshan is a very talented actor. But the fact that his double role raised our eyebrows and expectations from him even more than it was before. Double roles are really difficult to play, but Gulshan justified the character.
9. Vidya Balan as Vidya Bagchi in Kahaani
Kahaani is known for its mind shattering twist at the end, but that’s not what it is. Vidya’s acting in the role she was allotted to was played flawlessly, almost making us believe that all of this was a real life thing that was cinematographed in the form of a vlog.
10. Raghubir Yadav as Brij Bhushan Dubey in Panchayat
Raghubir Yadav seemed to have been born to perform this character. His bucolic charm, his irritatingly charming administrative quirks, and the role he acted along Neena Gupta were all wonderfully in synchronization.
11. Shefali Shah as DCP Vartika Chaturvedi in Delhi Crime
Shefali Shah is just another actress that ought to be acknowledged much sooner. Fortunately for everyone, she had her chance to shine in the series Delhi Crime, wherein she played the DCP in charge of the Delhi 2012 gang rape case. The presentation was tireless and engrossing.
12. Tabu as Simi in Andhadhun
Tabu’s eyes alone can communicate more than any of us can with our faces and bodies. Her exceptional abilities were put to excellent use throughout the picture, because she portrayed the devious and cruel femme fatale with equal parts grace and eloquence.