Television is always a huge platform for actors to showcase their acting prowess. We have seen stalwarts like Shah Rukh Khan emerge from TV to become one of the superstars of Bollywood. On TV, the negative roles and the baddie look and attitude holds a lot of prominence. Just like how important the lead actor and actress are, the negative lead too holds huge ground for success. And we have many popular actresses who dare to walk the untried territory by picking up negative roles now and then, to explore their versatility. We talk of the two beautiful and confident actors in Hina Khan and Jennifer Winget who have gone on to play negative roles after playing the lead positive girl on TV.
And how convincing they have been in their acts!!
Hina Khan was the household bahu in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Known popularly as Akshara on TV, Hina Khan dared to take the ultimate plunge to play the negative role of Komolika for Kasautii Zindagii Kay. Well, we all know that Urvashi Dholakia played the role so effectively in the original edition of the show. And for Hina to take the role was a bold decision indeed. And she added her own charisma, charm and powerful attribute to it. She literally won hearts playing Komolika. Her suave and sexy persona in the character was admired. Her facial expressions were in sync with her performance.
Jennifer Winget who has played many positive lead roles in her career dared to take the role of Maya, the unpredictable psychopath that she was in Beyhadh 1. Her obsessive love set new trends in television and the character got extremely popular that Jennifer Winget got back as Maya in Beyhadh 2. The negativity mixed with charm and seductive persona that she had as Maya was simply fascinating to watch. Jennifer’s versatility was tried and tested in the role of Maya and she emerged as the queen every time she was put to test.
Now, who according to you is your favourite actress in a negative role?
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