7 Unconventional Roles of Saif Ali Khan

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Kaalaakaandi (2018) - Rileen

In this dark comedy, Saif plays a man who discovers he has terminal cancer and decides to live life to the fullest in one night. His quirky, offbeat performance adds a layer of humor and existential reflection to the film.

Sacred Games (2018-2019) - Sartaj Singh

In this critically acclaimed Netflix series, Saif portrays a troubled Mumbai police officer who embarks on a quest to uncover a vast conspiracy. His nuanced performance as a flawed yet determined cop is a departure from his usual roles.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020) - Udaybhan Rathod

Saif plays the antagonist, a ruthless and cunning Mughal general. His portrayal of Udaybhan Rathod is intense and menacing, making him a standout villain in this historical action film.

Kurbaan (2009) - Ehsaan Khan

In this thriller, Saif plays a university professor who is revealed to be involved in a terrorist plot. His role is complex and dark, challenging him to portray a character with dual identities and moral conflicts.

Laal Kaptaan (2019) - Gossain

Saif takes on the role of a Naga sadhu bounty hunter in this revenge saga. His transformation into a rugged, fierce warrior with a haunting backstory showcases his dedication to unconventional and demanding roles.

Go Goa Gone (2013) - Boris

Saif plays a Russian mafia hitman in this zombie comedy, blending humor and action in an unusual genre for Bollywood. His performance as Boris, with his distinctive accent and eccentric personality, adds a unique charm to the film.

Omkara (2006) - Ishwar 'Langda' Tyagi

In this adaptation of Shakespeare's "Othello," Saif plays the role of Iago (Langda Tyagi), a manipulative and cunning character. His transformation, complete with a rustic dialect and sinister demeanor, earned him critical acclaim and demonstrated his range as an actor.

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