Rishi Kapoor to Nawazuddin: Actors who stood out in character roles in 2012
December 27, 2012, 3:10 pm
Normally, character artists are overshadowed by the lead actors of the film, but a number of such actors made their presence felt in Bollywood this year. Rishi Kapoor played the menacing Rauf Lala in 'Agneepath'.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui portrayed the role of Tehmur in 'Talaash'. His mannerism easily fetched the audience's attention.
Ranvir Shorey excelled as a RAW agent in 'Ek Tha Tiger'. He was also liked in 'Heroine'.
Kamlesh Gill gave the character of Biji a whole new dimension in 'Vicky Donor'. Her modern outlook was the strength of her character.
Adil Hussain became international with 'Life of Pi'. Prior to it, he was appreciated in 'Agent Vinod' also.
Namoskar, ek minute. Saswata Chatterjee's spine chilling performance as Bob Biswas earned him a place in our list.
Archana Puran Singh shuttled between the roles of Zohra and Madhumati in 'Bol Bachchan'. Her swift transitions from one mood to another were hilarious.
Boman Irani played Behram Deboo with great perfection in 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari'. He increased the film's emotional quotient.
Dr Chaddha, Anu Kapoor's character in 'Vicky Donor', is not easily forgettable. His jovial nature established the film's mood.
Bakwaas na kar Titu. Rajesh Sharma's superb act in 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' was praised by almost every critic.
Mithun Chakraborty stole the show in 'Oh My God' with his scintillating performance. He played a cunning godman in the film.
Pitobash didn't miss the chance offered to him by Dibakar Banerjee in 'Shanghai'. He made the character of Bhaggu memorable.
Pankaj Tripathi was noticed among an army of actors in 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. He played the dreaded Sultan in Anurag Kashyap's film.