Actor Nirmal Pandey was the first actor to play those flawless characters in those movies that were the place to find our prime anti-heroes. Actor Nirmal Pandey rose to stardom with his role in Shekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen. Later he had acted in films like award-winning Daayraa and his last film Lahore. His first film was 'Kedi' in the Telugu language.

The actor was a brilliant student in National School of Drama and moved to London where he concentrated in acting in stage and theater. Some of the notable plays he had performed were Heer Ranjha and Antigone. He has acted so far in 125 plays. He was not just a good actor but also an excellent singer and shot a music video album named ‘Jazba’ in 2002. As a stage artist, he has also directed a Hindi play’ Andhayug’ (playwright Dharamveer Bharati) where he had assembled 70 actors gathered to perform the 18-days of Mahabharata war. His finest performance in a Bollywood movie was from film Daayraa(1996).

He had the rare privilege to play the role of a transvestite. He received the Valenti award (category best actors) in France for his role. The actor also was seen in award-winning film ‘Bandit Queen.' He played the role of Vikram Mallah, who assists Phoolan Devi in her mission. He played a negative character in the film and was appreciated very much. He also has acted in a Malayalam movie.

He was not keeping well for many days. He was 47 when he passed away due to cardiac arrest. He breathed his last in Mumbai’s Holy Spirit Hospital. He was married twice in his life. He was survived by his wife and two children. He was born on August 10, 1962. He has established an acting institute, "Fresh Talent Academy," in Ghaziabad. His career was very much short lived.

Nikitin Dheer Hindi Actor

Nikitin Dheer

Nikitin Dheer is the sharp and sleek city boy who has played many rustic characters in Bollywood movies. He is son of TV actor Pankaj Dheer, who played the role of Karna in B R Chopra’s Mahabharata. The actor is also known as Mr. Tangabali of the super hit movie Chennai Express. The actor is totally amazing and given a mesmerizing performance in films like Dabangg-2, Ready and Jodha Akbar. The actor has been very choosy in signing films since his debut in Jodha Akbar. Recently, he has married renowned TV actress Kratika Sengar. He has played a few evil men in his acting career, but his role in Chennai Express as Mr. Tangabali stands out as the best of the baddies. For this movie, he had to gain 20 kgs extra weight so that he could play the vast and intimidating 'Tangabali'. The actor is right now doing negative roles in many films. He added drama and depth to a character of Sharifuddin Hussain, Akbar's brother-in-law in the film Jodha Akbar, whose notoriety earned him a place of grudging respect to the audience’s mind. The actor has appeared in the most expensive movies to be produced by Bollywood in 2014, and he took the villain character to a whole new level. Audiences have known and loved the charismatic Nikitin Dheer ever since the first iconic movie Jodha Akbar hit the theaters. Then came the mind blowing Apoorva Lakhia's unremarkable action thriller Mission Istanbul, where he played the role of villain Al Gazni. His acting, looks suaveness, nuances, and his personality clicked so well in Ready and Dabangg-2, that he fetched role in Chennai Express soon. The actor is now the hotter modern day villain who keeps getting, the harder scripts. He knows we are supposed to hate him on screen and but even admire when we look them as the actor. The actor is indeed truly charming in his look but when he portrays the role of villain he looks so deadly too. Nikitin Dheer had always been a fan of anti-heroes in cinema. He loves portraying them on screen too. In 2015, he was seen in movies such as Kanche (Telugu), Kick 2 (Telugu), Gabbar Is Back(Hindi) where the cold-hearted Nikitin Dheer did not scare us or threaten even. Instead he stole our hearts.

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Rahul Roy

Rahul Roy is a well-known Indian model-turned-actor and producer in television and Bollywood film industry. He was born on February 9, 1968, in Kolkata, West Bengal in India to Indira Roy and Deepak. He studied at Lawrence School in Sanawar. Rahul is related to Cory Walia, a popular personality in the fashion world. He got married to fashion model, Rajalaxmi Khanvilkar, in the year 2000 and they had a divorce in 2014. Before his marriage, he was known for his Casanova image. In the late 80s, he stayed in Delhi to finish college and did modeling at the same time. His mother wrote an article about a fashion glossy and Mahesh Bhatt, a renowned film director, became interested in meeting her. That’s when he saw Rahul’s pictures and asked if he’s interested in working in Hindi films. His mother asked him to meet the director at his home in Juhu. When they met, Bhatt narrated a line about the film, Aashiqui, and Rahul agreed to do it. Aashiqui, a Bollywood musical romance film, happened to him in the year 1990, and it became an all-time blockbuster of the year. After the success of this film, Rahul signed some films, but most of those movies failed at the box-office, or it got shelved. He worked in many films including Majhdhaar, Pyar Ka Saaya, Jaanam and Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare. He was noted for his performance in the Hindi horror film, Junoon, in 1992. In the late 90s, he started playing supporting roles. Rahul was cast in K. Balachander’s Dilon Ka Rishta, but due to the death of the producer, R.C. Prakash, the project failed to wrap up. He was supposed to do another important film entitled Ayudh, by K. Balachander, but due to the untimely death of the director, the film didn’t materialize. Other films that were shelved were Premabhishek, Dil Diya Chori Chori, Kalyug, Tune Mera Dil Le Liya, Vajra and Jab Jab Dile Mile. Rahul was supposed to do the Bollywood remake of Kevin Costner’s Revenge, but it was also shelved. He took a hiatus for four long years and returned in the year 2005, through the Bollywood film, Meri Aashiqui. In 2006, he did films like Bipasha – The Black Beauty, Naughty Boy, Rafta Rafta and he also joined the first season of the reality show, Bigg Boss on Sony TV. Rahul won the game show by public votes in the following year. In 2014, he was starred in the psycho-social thriller film, To B or Not to B and played a negative role in Kumar Babloo’s 100 Crores.

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Rahul Roy Hindi Actor