Riteish Deshmukh, known for comedy, takes on a new role as a villain in Raid 2, his second time as a baddie after Ek Villain. Following a trend, he joins actors who've gone from funny to Serious. 

let's take a look at some other actors who have mastered the art of the comedic-to-villainous metamorphosis 

Akshay Kumar

Raju from Hera Pheri turned into a scary robot, Chitti 2.0, in Robot 2.0. Kumar's role as the rogue robot showed his versatility, proving he's a master of reinvention.

Chunky Pandey 

Chunky Pandey went from the famous Akhiri Pasta in Housefull to the fierce Deva in Saaho. His surprising villainous change brought depth to Prabhas' movie with a menacing presence and unpredictable actions. 

Vijay Raaz 

Vijay, known for funny roles, nailed a scary act as Raziabai in Gangubai Kathiawadi. His performance was detailed, creepy, revealing his hidden talent. 

Rajpal Yadav

Rajpal Yadav , famed for humor in "Jungle" and "Hungama," stunned as a menacing villain in "Apurva," revealing his versatile talent by effortlessly shifting from comedy to chilling intensity. 

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