People acting as supporting role provide a great balance to the movie. When a movie does good at the box office, the director, producer and the leads are appreciated. Usually, the supporting roles are not recognized but in 2016, there were a lot of performances that stood and were by the supporting roles. These roles were loved by the audience. Here is the list of such roles.
1. Ratna Pathak Shah in
Kapoor And Sons
It was a well-crafted movie, capturing the emotions of a family going through different phases in life. The movie included the sensitive topic, homosexuality with ease and without hurting any sentiments. Ratna Pathak Shah displayed the role of a frustrated mother of the family and was brilliant.
Purab Kohli in Airlift
Airlift was one of the most appreciated and highest grosser of the year. It was related to a national issue makes and
Akshay Kumar played the lead role. Purab Kohli plays the role of a small-town man from India working in Middle East. He does a commendable job and the audience love him.
Jim Sarbh in Neerja
Neerja was one of the most popular and talked about movies of the year. And, Sonam Kapoor’s acting was impressive. Also, the hijacker, Khalil, role played by Jim Sarbh was another role apart from Sonam Kapoor’s which was impressive too. He performed his role with so much perfection that he even received death threats after the movie was released.
Suhail Nayyar in
The most controversial movie of the year, Udta Punjab hit the box office and the movie had commendable performances done by
Alia Bhatt and
Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. Apart from them, Suhail Nayyar’s role as Jassi made head turns.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Aishwaya Rai’s role in the movie was loved and audience expected to see more of her in the movie. She looked sexy, elegant and beautiful in the supporting role.
Surveen Chawla in Parched
It was one movie that could create a mark all over the world. The movie was critically acclaimed as well as loved by the audience. One of the standout performers from the movie was Surveen Chawla in the role of “Bijli’’ and with this role, she proved her acting skills.
Kirti Kulhari in Pink
The movie which addressed the consent issue of the society had power packed performances by
Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsee. A character that was still able to stand for itself was that of “Falak Ali” played by Kirti Kulhari. The pain she showed in the character was felt by all.
Yashaswini Dayama in
She played the role of “
Jackie” who was a friend of Aia in the movie. Yashaswini’s supporting role was the balance the was able to portray Alia’s mental illness.
9. Shobita Dhulipala in Raman Raghav 2.0
Another critically acclaimed movie but was not able do well at the box office. However, the movie had brilliant performances and the role of Shobita as ‘’Simmy’’ stood out.
Anurag Kashyap in Akira
Anurag is one of the directors who acted in a movie and he gives a good performance as a villain. He played the role of a villainous cop and the audience would to see him more as an actor in movies.