Bollywood films are not just famous for entertaining us but also popular for creating fashion trends. Whatever our beloved hero hones will become immensely likable. If 1970’s was famous for Amitabh Bachchan’s bell-bottom pants in Sholay, 1980’s gave us the stylish Salman Khan’s leather jacket in Maine Pyar Kiya. From Aamir Khan’s goatee in Dil Chahta Hain to 2010’s ray-ban sunglasses kept at the back of your head in Dabangg, film and fashion goes hand in hand.
With Akshay Kumar back in action in Singh Is Bliing, the turban hysteria is back. Let us look at some of actors who created quite an impact donning the turbans.
One hero that comes to our mind when we think of a bollywood hero playing Sikh is definitely Sunny Deol. The versatile actor has changed the persona of Sardar roles in Bollywood films like Gaddar, Border, Singh Sahab The Great and Yamla Pagla Dewana. He was powerful in his performance as Tara Singh in the patriotic film Gaddar and was loved by one and all when he says ” Hindustan Zindabaad”
Aneez Bazmee’s Singh Is King released in 2008 catapulted the status of Akshay Kumar as the most funny Sardar when he played the role of full-fledged character of ‘Happy Singh’. The role was an instant hit among the audience and made Akshay Kumar and Vipual Shah laugh all the way to the bank. Akshay Kumar will also be appearing in Singh Is Bliing, the sequel to Singh Is King.
Saif Ali Khan
Love Aaj Kal was special for two reasons. It was the first film produced by Saif Ali Khan under his banner Illuminati Films, the second one was the actor playing the character of love-struck Sardar for the first time in the pre-independence era. Saif was mind-blowing as a passionate Sardar who would go to any extent to get the love of his life.
Biography on Indian freedom fighter who instill revolution against British rule in India, The Legend Of Bhagat Singh was the best Indian historical biographical film ever made in Bollywood. Fiery performance by Ajay Devgan as Shaheed Bhagat Singh , solid direction by Rajkumar Santoshi and soul-stirring patriotic theme by A.R.Rahman will create a strong impact in you. The film was felicitated with Best direction and Best Actor National awards.
Shimit Amin’s second directorial venture Rocket Singh-Salesman Of The Year was a disaster at the box office but was appreciated for its innovative idea and astounding role by Ranbir Kapoor as intelligent salesman who starts his own business.
- Ketan Gupta