Some Bollywood movies are so entertaining that they left us with a few great characters.
Many actors are very famous for their character names. Usually, it happened with TV actors as people watch daily soaps and remember actors with their character names.
However, there are a few Bollywood movie characters who are very famous.
Here, we are not talking about the lead actors like Rahul, Prem, and Rancho but the character actors who stole the show with their performance and unique character arcs.
DJ Frankie From Kal Ho Naa Ho
There are many iconic moments from the movie Kal Ho Naa Ho. However, fans loved the cute looking DJ Frankie Ramdayal in the movie which was played by Dheepesh Bhatt.
In the movie, Shah Rukh Khan as a love guru convinces DJ Frankie for his friend Sweetu.
Well, the actor went through a heavy transformation and completely changed himself.
He got the huge bulky figure and also changed his name from Dheepesh Bhatt to Shivoham. He owns the CrossFit gym and also worked as a trainer.
Chatur Ramlingum/ Silencer From 3 Idiot
While the movie was about 3 Idiots with 3 main leads, it was Omi Vaidya’s Chatur who worked as a surprise hidden packet in the movie.
Everyone walking out of the theater was talking about the Chatur Ramalingam character.
Sadly, the actor is more famous by the name of the character he performed in the movie.
Omi Vaidya is a multi-talented artist who has also directed short films and worked as an editor.
While he has been part of many other Bollywood movies and web shows, people are not going to forget Chatur aka Silencer anytime soon.
Millimeter From 3 Idiot
While Chatur Ramlingum has more scenes to establish his character arc and impress the audience.
Millimeter has done the same thing with limited minutes of screen time. The character was played by Rahul Kumar and he has been active in the industry since 1998.
He has a pretty busy schedule with theater projects, television commercials, TV shows, and Bollywood movies as well.
He rose to fame after essaying the role of Millimeter in the movie 3 Idiots.
Perpendicular From Gangs Of Wasseypur
Perpendicular is one of the most loved and famous characters from the cult movie Gangs of Wasseypur.
The character was performed by Aditya Kumar. Little did you know that Aditya practiced keeping the blade in the mouth for years to get the role.
In 2012, he was nominated as the most promising male actor in Bollywood.
Kachra From Lagaan
Kachra played the character of a spin bowler in the movie Lagaan. Actor Aditya Lakhia rose to fame after playing this role as the audience loved the character.
He revealed that he was working as an assistant director with Ashutosh Gowariker and this is how he got the role.
Prabhakaran Shriperavardhana Attapatu Jaisurya Laxman
Sivaramakrishna Shiva Venkata Rajasekhar Srinivasan Trichurapally Ikaparam Pila Perambur Chinnaswamy.
Hotel Manager From Jab We Met
It is probably one of the rare moments in movie history when a character from the movie got famous without having any name.
The hotel manager in Ratlam was played by Teddy Maurya. Teddy Maurya’s real name is Ajay Maurya and he worked as an art director and theatre actor.
Teddy Maurya worked as an actor, director, production designer, art director, and musician as well.
He is famous for his iconic scene ‘Item Kaisa Hai… Ekdum Kadak’.
Silent Sardarji From Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Parzaan Dastur played the character of silent Sardarji in the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
The character of Silent Sardarji got huge popularity, especially the dialogue ‘Tussi Na Jao’.
Anshuman From Jab We Met
Anshuman is one of the best characters from Jab We Met. The character was played by model turned actor Tarun Arora.
In the movie, Kareena Kapoor left her home in order to get married to Anshuman and Anshuman ditched her.
Later, Kareena abused him on the phone to get over him but he returned to her.
In the end, Kareena Kapoor ditched Anshuman for Shahid Kapoor.
There are many memes on Anshuman and his performance in the movie was also appreciated. Sadly, nobody knows him by his real name.
Muthuswami Vengopal Iyer From Dhamaal
While most of the people only know him by his iconic character from Dhamaal, his real name is Vinay Apte.
He has been working in the Bollywood industry for more than 40 years.
Vinay Apte is very active with his work in Bollywood, Marathi movies, and Indian TV shows as well.
He has been part of Bollywood movies like Rajneeti, Chandni Bar, Satyagraha, It’s Breaking News, and Ek Chalis Ki Last Local.