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Crime and Punishment of Our Very Own Bollywood Bad Boys 

Rahul Mehra and Badri from Badrinath Ki Dhulhania should get life imprisonment.Don’t you think?

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There are many Rahul Mehras and Badris in Bollywood. (Photo: Vibhushita Singh/The Quint)

We have some really iconic characters in Bollywood, don’t we? From sinister Gabbar’s – ‘Kitne aadmi the?’ to fearless Don Vijay’s – ‘Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi, naamumkin hai’. And how can we forget, the Darr stalker Rahul Mehra’s – ‘K...k...k Kiran’ to our innocent Bajrani Bhaijaan’s – ‘Hum Bajrangbali ke bakht hai ... mar jayenge lekin jhoot nahi bolenge’. These iconic characters from films will always remain fresh in our memories.

But have you ever wondered about the crimes committed by our filmy heroes? Yes, even your pyaare se Bajrangi Bhaijaan committed a crime, and would have been charged, without a doubt, under a specific section of the IPC in real life.

Well Bajrangi Bhaijaan, is not the only hero who managed to get away with it. We’ve listed a bunch of hero hiralals, who’ve successfully committed crimes, but have walked away unscratched!

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Sholay Ka Gabbar

The famous dacoit, who looted Ramgarh ke villagers.
The famous dacoit, who looted Ramgarh ke villagers.

The famous dacoit, who looted Ramgarh ke villagers, also wiped out the entire Thakur pariwaar. But his killer instinct was thirsty for some more blood. So Gabbar went ahead and chopped bachare Thakur’s arms. Despite his gory acts, Gabbar still went on to live happily until Jai and Veeru made an entry. No prizes for guessing what happened to him in the end.

Rahul Mehra – Naam Toh Suna Hoga

Rahul Mehra made stalking and stuttering eerie not just for K...K...K...Kiran, but for us too.
Rahul Mehra made stalking and stuttering eerie not just for K...K...K...Kiran, but for us too.

Long before Badri from Badrinath Ki Dulhania came in our filmy duniya, there was Rahul Mehra – one of the founding members of the Bollywood stalking club. Rahul Mehra made stalking and stuttering eerie not just for K...K...K...Kiran, but for us as well.

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Pyaare Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Bechara Pawan Kumar Chaturvdei. 
Bechara Pawan Kumar Chaturvdei. 

Who would have thought dudh ka dhula Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi could commit any crime? But Bajrangbali ka bakht, unfortunately did trespass without a passport, and walked taaro ke niche se to our friendly padosi Pakistan. Sorry Bajrangi, but in real life, no Hanuman ji would save you!

Main Hoon ‘Don’

The most wanted man of the underworld. 
The most wanted man of the underworld. 

It seems our new age Don Vijay not only likes ‘Junglee billiyan’, but loves the big bad world of crime. And this makes him the most wanted man for the Indian kanoon, who managed to pull the wool over the cop’s eyes. But could Don have managed this in real life? Even Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and Honeypreet Insan didn’t last long, toh Don kya cheez hai!

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Yo Badri, From Badrinath Ki Dulhania

Badri Bansal is a level above Rahul Mehra of Darr.
Badri Bansal is a level above Rahul Mehra of Darr.

Badri Bansal is a level above Rahul Mehra of Darr. He took law in his own hands, that too in a foreign country, and didn’t give a f**k. Badri’s crimes could have put the father of all Bollywood bad boys – Gabbar to shame. Ek aadmi aur itne jurm! Bahut na insafi hai! Even though besharam Badri’s action took place in Singapore, the Indian Penal Code is applicable extraterritorially for Indian citizens (section 4)

Mrs & Mr Batra From Hindi Medium

Tenu suit suit (nahi) karda!
Tenu suit suit (nahi) karda!

Mita and Raj Batra are the best example of the cliché, “parents will go to any length for their children. Delhi ke Batras’ even faked their lifestyle/ identity, only to get their daughter admitted in one of the finest schools of Delhi.
Tenu suit suit (nahi) karda!

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Bajirao Singham

Aata Majhi Satakli!
Aata Majhi Satakli!

Aata Majhi Satakli is the only thing that makes sense in the film. Singham’s kanoon ke haath were not only lambe, but loaded with heavy duty arms (pun intended)!

So a number of complaints can be made to the Police Complaints Authority against Singham. But remember, the General IPC Offences – on the assumption that Singham is not attacked while performing his duties, and does stuff without warrants being issued. Duh!

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