Villains are now treated with dignity in Hindi films: Gulshan Grover
The actor feels that the portrayal of negative characters on screen has changed a lot recently
Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood are now treated with dignity.
Asked how he feels about mainstream actors not having any apprehensions playing a negative character on screen, Gulshan says, "Some changes are good because the villain part has now got dignity in Hindi films. It's not looked upon as a secondary part..."
The actor is happy with the portrayal of negative characters on screen.
"The writing part of the grey or negative characters have become far better, more research has been done in depth but the only thing is the iconic villains from Indian films has disappeared.... the performance has also changed," he says.
He also lauds his "hero friends" who are now portraying "villain roles" on the silver screen.
Talking about his upcoming work, he says "I am in a tremendously exciting stage in my career as I have a Polish film and another film, The Man From Kathmandu.