Iconic and Quirky Bollywood Characters You Can Never Forget

These are characters from the brigade of Bollywood cinema that have stood up tall beyond decades. Archetype in their depiction, these iconic and quirky characters in Bollywood movies are memorable.

Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad aka Rancho



He gave the ‘aam janta’ of India the ‘uncommon gyan’ of being passionate and doing what you love in the most entertaining style. Who can forget the quotes of this Rancho boy from the movie ‘3 Idiots.'”All izz Well”

“Bachcha kabil bano, kabil … kamyabi toh saali jhak maarke peeche bhagegi”

and etc etc…why don’t you go watch the movie again?

Crimemaster Gogo From Andas Apna Apna


If only gangsters were so funny, crime would be a tragic comedy. This is one of the most epic roles of Shakti Kapoor, dressed like Superman meets stoned vampire.

“Crime Master Gogo naam hai mera, aankhen nikal ke gotiyan khelti hun main”

“Yeh Teja Teja kya hai … yeh Teja Teja”

Geet from Jab We Met



 A dream every girl wants to live in her teens, wanting to portray individuality amidst nusicence. ‘Kyon ki mein apni favorite hoon.’ yehawww!! thumbs up for that!!Bharat Bhusan from Bheja Fry



An income tax inspector who carries a scrapbook depicting his musical life to self promote himeself is something that will always leave you in splits. This is one character that is etched and played very well by Vinay Pathak.

Ganesh by Vijay Raaz in Run movie



Run is a movie you can watch for the quirks and comedy of the gullible character played by Vihay Raaz. A prodigal son who sets out to meet his friend without a lot of plan, goes through series of tragic comedy incidents in the movie.

Baburao Ganpatrao Apte  from Hera Pheri Series

This is a funny character from Hera Pheri movie. Paresh Raval’s acting in this movie has been epic!! The eccentricity of this character can make you burst in laughter.

Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom


Are you looking for some gritty inspiration? Watch her in this movie. Enough said!!

Bajirao Singham in Singham series


Ata majhi satkali, mala raag yetoyee!!! This is the alternative to our legendary angry young man- Amitabh Bachchan in Zanjeer. If you need a doze of Maharastrian mirchi with some Zhunka Bhakar, this is the role to relish watching!

Munna Bhai MBBS and Circuit


Rajkumar Hirani creates iconic characters in most of his movies. Need I say more!! This doc has some quirks and a rowdy assistant, who can only make you laugh and cry at the same time!

Raj Malhotra DDLJ


Raj Malhotra, just in case you forget his surname! This dew eyed boy is in the field of yellow flowers…oh but what are these yellow flowers…hmm… I love gardening!! okay, now back to this character description. He can never stop romancing the minds of the, especially, millenials. No, no, the aaj ke bachche will never find him romantic! They might as well mute this film and come up with some spoof of their own…and prolly, post them as web series! oh…there there,..there goes an idea!

Chocolate boy, you still rock!!

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