We Gave A Bollywood Spin To The Viral 'Villain Vs Real Villain' Trend On Twitter

Everyone agrees that Thakur (in 'Sholay') could've just kicked the gun and passed it to Veeru, right?

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We Gave A Bollywood Spin To The Viral 'Villain Vs Real Villain' Trend On Twitter
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The latest thing to take Twitter by storm is a fun trend where social media users are sharing who the "real" villain of their beloved films and TV shows are, as opposed to the intended antagonist.

With scores of netizens joining in, no character is safe - as social media users are finding creative (and often, hilarious) reasons to brand popularly loved characters as "villains".


So we thought, why not give this a Bollywood twist?

From Sholay to Rang De Basanti, here are 5 Bollywood films and their intended versus real villains:

1. Baazigar

Of course, Ajay (a.k.a. Vicky is the anti-hero; but the real villain is the domestic help, Babulal. Had it not been for him, Seema would have been alive and Vicky would've been caught sooner.

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter; Altered by The Quint)

2. Sholay

Sure, Gabbar from 'Sholay' is an iconic villain; but Thakur is the man behind all the chaos. He not only failed to catch Gabbar and endangered the entire village, but also sabotaged Jai's chances with Radha.

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter; Altered by The Quint)


3. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

How did we miss how big of a villain Sanju was? Not only did he steal the money his father had saved up for his brother's new cycle but also ruined his brother's career as a cyclist. What's more? He even won the race his brother had been training for all his life!

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter; Altered by The Quint)

4. Kaho Na Pyaar Hai

While Mr Saxena was the intended villain, Sonia was no less. She single-handedly got Rohit killed, uprooted his doppelganger's life in New Zealand and endangered his safety, as well...Like father, like daughter?

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter; Altered by The Quint)

5. Rang De Basanti

While Laxman Panday was the face of corruption and everything else that is wrong with the country, the real villain has got to be Sue McKinley. Had she not travelled all the way to India for her documentary, several lives would have been saved!

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter; Altered by The Quint)

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Topics:  Sholay   Baazigar   Rang De Basanti 

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