‘Bollywood Baddie’ as he was once the main villain of the Hindi movies, Shakti Kapoor diversified to comic roles and carried them out with expertise. He also won the Filmfare Award in the Best Comedian Category, for his performance as Nandu in David Dhawan’s Raja Babu. (Nandu, sabka bandhu…). His other well liked comic roles have been as Batuknath in Chaalbaaz, Kachra Seth in Hungama, Crime Master Gogo in Andaz Apna Apna and many more…

Let’s talk about the top 10 comic avatar of Shakti Kapoor in Hindi cinema:

Crime Master Gogo in Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Shakti Kapoor crime master gogo in Andaz Apna Apna

Andaz Apna Apna is a Bollywood Comedy film directed by Raj Kumar Santoshi. The film stars, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karishma Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor in the lead roles. Shakti Kapoor plays crime master Gogo and is dressed like Superman.

Dialogue :  Aankhen nikal ke gotiya khelunga..

Also Read : How we use Andaz Apna Apna in Real life

Nandu in Raja Babu (1994)

Nandu in Raja Babu Shakti Kapoor

Raja Babu is a Bollywood movie directed by David Dhawan, starring Govinda, Karishma Kapoor, Shakti Kapoor, Kadar Khan, Aruna Irani and Prem Chopra. The movie came as breath of fresh air and was full of entertainment coupled with all the good performances, superb music and wonderful comedy. Shakti Kapoor as Nandu entertains a lot and he is always in his trunks.

Dialogue : Nandu ‘sabka bandhu’

Chuttiya in Gunda (1998)

Shakti Kapoor in Gunda as Chhutiya

Gunda is a Bollywood crime film directed by Kanti Shah. The star cast of the film includes Mithun Chakraborty, Mukesh Rishi and Shakti Kapoor. Gunda is a movie with a series of revenge plays and poetic dialogues.

Dialogue : mera naam hai Chutiya, ache achon ki khadi karta hu main khatiya..

Also Read : All funny Dialogues of Gunda

Kachra Seth in Hungama (2003)

Teja Bhai Kachra Seth in hungama Shakti Kapoor

Hungama is a Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Paresh Rawal, Aftab Shivdasani, Akshay Khanna, Rimi Sen and Shakti Kapoor. The film offers a range of confusion, commotion and false identities to create humorous situations.

Dialogue : tu nahin jaanta ki yeh kachra seth kitna kameena hai…

Rangeela in Judwaa (1997)

Rangeela in Judwaa Shakti Kapoor

Judwaa is a Bollywood action comedy directed by David Dhawan. The film showcases Salman Khan in a double role as alienated twins. Shakti Kapoor as Rangeela along with Raja (Salman Khan) plots a robbery in prison.

Batuknath in Chaalbaaz (1989)

Shakti Kapoor Balma in Chalbaaz

Chaalbaaz is directed by Pankaj Parashar, starring Sridevi in a double role playing as twin sisters separated. The film also stars Sunny Deol, Rajnikanth, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor. Shakti Kapoor’s style and dialogue from the movie has been a popular resource for mimicry artistes such as

Dialogue : main nanha sa chotta sa pyara sa bachcha hoon…

Gunga in Bol Radha bol (1992)

Gunga Bol Radha Bol Shakti Kapoor

Bol Radha Bol is a Bollywood film directed by David Dhawan. The film stars Juhi Chawla and Rishi Kapoor coupled with Alok Nath, Mohnish Behl, Kadar Khan and Shakti Kapoor. Shakti Kapoor is applauded for playing comic role as Gunga in the film.

Chota Ravan in Taqdeerwala (1995)

Shakti Kapoor as chota Ravan in Taqdeerwala

Taqdeerwala is directed by K. Murali Mohan Rao. The star cast of the film includes Venkatesh and Raveena Tandon in the main roles. Chota Ravan (Shakti Kapoor) plays a rowdy opponent to Lilly (Raveena Tandon).

Mama Thakur in Coolie No. 1 (1997)

Shakti Kapoor in Coolie No 1

Coolie No. 1 is a Bollywood drama comedy film directed by David Dhawan, starring Govinda, Karisma Kapoor, Kader Khan, and Shakti Kapoor. Govinda act as double role in this film and Shakti Kapoor tries to catch him red handed.

Cadbury in Hero Hindustani (1998)

Cadbury in Hero Hindustani Shakti Kapoor

Hero Hindutani is directed by Aziz Sejawal. The film stars Arshad Warsi, Namrata Shirodkar, Kader Khan, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor. The film has a lot of hilarious comedy scenes including one in which Topi (Kadar Khan) is teaching Hindi to Cadbury (Shakti Kapoor) who has arrived from London.

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