Published: Thu 13 Jul 2023, 03:53 PM (IST)
Gangster dramas capture the imagination of audiences every time with captivating stories and timeless characters. Many superstars of Malayalam cinema, who acted in gangster films, gained attention with their stylish and cool performances. Take a look at the Mollywood actors who have played the badass gangster on the big screen.
Kota Madhu (Kappa)
Prithviraj’s role as Kota Madhu in the film Kappa received great response from the audience and critics. The actor once again stunned everyone with his dark performance on the big screen. The film’s rough looks and punchy dialogues attracted the audience to the theaters to watch the film.
Sagar Elias Jackie (Sagar Elias Jackie Reloaded)
No one can forget Superstar Mohanlal’s performance in Sagar Elias’ gangster film Jackie Reloaded. The actor played the role of gangster leader ‘Sagar Alia Jackie’ which is considered as one of the actor’s best roles after Aadu Thoma. Speaking of Jackie, he is a perfect gangster who believes in and follows his own ideas. He will never make others unhappy with his actions, but his vengeance on his enemies will be more terrible than we think of him. Sagar Elias’ Jackie Reloaded is a sequel to Twenty Hundred (1987).
Mollywood heartthrob Dulquer Salmaan, who played the role of ‘Sukumarakurup’ in Kurup, has caught the attention of many cinephiles in the industry. He is one of the most handsome gangster leaders the industry has ever seen. He is more stylish and handsome than a gangster. The actor wowed the audience with his cool and stylish avatar. Dulquer keeps his sleek and stylish look in overall vintage attire. When you watch this movie, you can see how the actor keeps stylish fashion choices for his character.
Bilal (Big B)
Actor Mammootty, who portrayed the gangster Bilal Jose Kurishingal in Amal Neerad’s Big B, stole the hearts of the audience with his most stylish avatar and performance. This is one of the most stylish characters the actor has ever essayed since his debut gangster drama ‘Samrajyam’ (1990).
Valayar Paramashivam (Runway)
After playing unconventional roles on the big-screen, actor Dileep once again proved that he is a versatile actor with his stellar performance in ‘Runway’. He really nailed his performance in this film. The film was well received by critics and audiences.
Natesan (Chota Mumbai)
Late actor Kalabhavan Mani played the role of a local gangster in the Mohanlal-starrer action film ‘Chota Mumabi’. The film released in theaters and was not well received by the audience. But the actor won critical acclaim from the audience for his performance in the film
Don Bosco (The Devil’s Seed)
After the tragic death of his father, Don Bosco became a true Don. Actor Asif Ali played the role of Don Bosco in the movie ‘Asuravith’ and left the audience awestruck with his dashing looks and amazing performance on the big screen.