In Bollywood, there was a time when female stars did not feel happy to play a negative character as they were of the view that they would lose their buffs. But with the passage of time, this thinking has changed a lot and the female leads are open to don such roles. Here are the names of some of the self-confident and bright female actors in negative roles:
PeeCee: In films such as Aitraaz and 7 Khoon Maaf, the long-legged beauty donned the villainous character of Sonia and Susanna respectively. Both films have a positive impact on her career. She bagged praises for her special roles. She also got the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards under a memorable performance group for 7 Khoon Maaf.
Tabu: In the movie Maqbool, Tabu delivered a great villainous role. The movie was helmed under the banner of Vishal Bhardwaj and starred Pankaj Kapur, Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Masumeh Makhija. It was a great hit.
Urmila Matondkar: In the movie Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Urmila Matondkar played the villainous character of an obsessive lover. Her character was of a fanatical, stubborn girl who gets madly in love with a man played by the actor Fardeen Khan and makes attempts to remove his companion and others from his life to win over the man.
Amrita Singh: Amrita Singh is also a talented actor who has given many hits. The flicks in which she donned villainous characters were Aaina and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman.