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