10 Common Man Superheroes of Bollywood. Meet The Protectors.April 9, 2021
The theme of superheroes is getting popular day by day, and due to the popularity of superheroes in India, Bollywood has launched a couple of superheroes of its own.
However, it made us think about the characters and movies where common people act like superheroes in Bollywood movies.
The movies have been selected after the filtration that movie characters have done something extraordinary for the country or poor people instead of fighting for personal reasons and revenge.
Check out the movies where actors have played common man superheroes in Bollywood movies.
1. Gabbar is Back (2015)
Akshay Kumar is famous for doing numbers of patriotic films in recent years. Most of his movies are appreciated by fans and critics because the movies evoke patriotism in the audience. Gabbar is a movie in the same vein.
In the movie, Akshay lost his pregnant wife in a building collapse, and then Prof. Aditya Singh Rajput (Akshay Kumar) took an oath to clean the rust in the construction industry.
He started making his team and used the scariest name in the Industry Gabbar. Well, this helps to lessen the terror associated with the name Gabbar among the Indian audience.
2. A Wednesday (2008)
This smash-hit became an iconic movie in the industry. It is a story of a common man who plants bombs in the cities to negotiate 4 terrorists from the government.
Later, it is cleared that he wanted to kill those terrorists.
The movie was gripping and backed by an ensemble cast of actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, and Jimmy Sheirgil. Later, Hollywood made a remake of the movie titled The Common Man starring Ben Kingsley.
3. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
While politics is a central issue nowadays and we often see lots of good and bad things about Indian politics. Anil Kapoor starrer Nayak made everyone believe that a change can be brought in the country if politicians work with honesty.
In the movie, a reporter challenges the Chief Minister and says they are not doing their duty rightfully. In response, he was challenged back to become CM for a day.