Films portray many sides of a person, and the actors have to present themselves in whatever roles they get; whether it is action, comedy, or romance. But an actor’s best capability is seen when he/she plays the character of a mentally challenged person or a person with some mental disorder because these are the toughest roles to play. And it can either make them or break them because pretending to be a handicapped person is one of the most problematic jobs. So here we bring some of the best roles of mental disorders played by Bollywood actors in different movies.
Shah Rukh Khan –
My Name Is Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is known as the world’s best actor, not just because of his romantic acts, but because of his versatility he shows in all his films. In “My Name Is Khan” his acting is superb, and he had to keep the expression same which is not easy to do. But still, he made us cry with his talent.
Darsheel Safary –
Taare Zameen Par
The talented star kid, Darsheel Safary, acted as a boy suffering from dyslexia, and he did his part like a perfectionist. Darsheel gave the best at a very young age which many experienced actors cannot.
Priyanka Chopra – Barfi
The diva, “Priyanka Chopra” is another multi-talented actor, who can sing, dance and act, as seen in Barfi!. We saw a different side of her which is non-glamorous and innocent as a kid. The character “Jhilmil” became well known because of Priyanka.
Kangana Ranaut –
Kangana Ranaut is known for the unique, unusual roles she has played in different movies. In “Woh Lamhe,” the character “
Sana” that she played was inspired by the life of actress
Parveen Babi who had a very tough phase in life as she was suffering from bipolar disorder. Kangana gave her best performance and it was very realistic.
Salman Khan –
In “Kyon Ki” we saw a different side of Salman Khan, where he was kept in a mental hospital because of his mental sickness, and won hearts with his acting.
Aamir Khan –
Most of the viewers who watched Aamir Khan in “Ghajini” cried when they saw Aamir Khan’s acting skill. His impeccable performance of a man with short term memory loss getting revenge for the death of his lover while fighting the disorder was what caught our attention.
Rani Mukerji –
One of the biggest hits and an epic film, “Black” was well performed by Rani Mukerji. She went out of her way to give such artistic act. It is one of her best performances till date.
Vidya Balan – Bhool Bhulaiyya
Vidya Balan is a superbly talented actress, and she gave a splendid performance in the movie “Bhool Bhulaiyya.” Her role as “
Manjulika” is appreciated even today and will always be as it is one of a kind.
9. Shah Rukh Khan –
And we have another commendable act by Shah Rukh Khan in “Devdas”; the role of a depressed and alcoholic lover. There can never be anyone like SRK; he can make any character seem real.
Farhan Akhtar –
Karthik Calling Karthik
Farhan Akhtar also gave a unique presentation of his acting skills in the movie “Karthik Calling Karthik.” He played a common man suffering from dissociative identity disorder.