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Movies Where Saif Ali Khan Excelled Off Beat Roles Like a Bause

Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles:

The year 1993 saw the actor Saif Ali Khan make his debut with the film Parampara in Bollywood. The actor has ever since not turned back and set new benchmarks with the roles he has essayed over the years. The versatility of Saif Ali Khan can be gauged from the numerous offbeat roles he has played.

 1. Omkara

Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles
Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles

Saif Ali Khan as the infamous Langda Tyagi is the most memorable character of the Vishal Bharadwaj directed movie Omkara. The actor effortlessly essayed the role of the antagonist in the movie.

Year of release: 2006

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Naseeruddin Shah, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan

Director: Vishal Bharadwaj

 2. Parineeta

Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles
Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles

The movie Parineeta saw Saifu play the role of the chocolate boy Shekhar Rai who is lovelorn. The actor’s prolific acting skills brought tears to the eyes.

Year of release: 2005

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Sanjay Dutt

Director: Pradeep Sarkar

 3. Aarakshan

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The movie Aarakshan placed Saif Ali Khan at par with some of the stalwarts of the Indian film industry. Saifu played the role of Deepak Kumar in this intense drama. The movie is based on the caste-based reservation policy used for admissions to educational institutions and government jobs as well.

Year of release: 2011

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpai

Director: Prakash Jha

 4. Kaalakaandi

Kaalakaandi had Saif Ali Khan playing the role of Rileen. A cancer patient who wants to live life to its fullest by partying hard couldn’t have been played by any other.

Year of release: 2018

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Sobhita Dhulipala

Director: Akshat Verma

 5. Ek Hasina Thi

The movie Ek Hasina Thi redefined what a villain is. Saifu played the role of the suave Karan Singh Rathod in the film.

Year of release: 2004

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Urmila Matondkar

Director: Sriram Raghavan

 6. Being Cyrus 

Being Cyrus is a dark comedy that sees Saifu playing the part of Cyrus Mistry in a dysfunctional Parsi family.

Year of release: 2006

Starring: Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah, Saif Ali Khan

Director: Homi Adajania

 7. Rangoon

Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles
Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles

The movie Rangoon saw Saif Ali Khan essaying the role of Rustom Rusi Billimoria an aging Indian action film star. The actor proved his prowess in the movie.

Year of release: 2017

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut

Director: Vishal Bharadwaj

 8. Tanhaji

Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles
Saif Ali Khan Off Beat Roles

The movie Tanhaji saw Saifu playing the role of Udaybhan Singh Rathod, the ruthless commander of Aurangzeb’s army. The wicked streak of the actor’s skills made the character he played most fearsome.

Year of release: 2020

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan

Director: Om Raut

These movies where Saifu donned offbeat roles like a bause prove his mettle as a versatile actor in Bollywood.

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