Happy Birthday Emraan Hashmi: Five films of the 'Gangster' actor you must not miss
Updated On : 24 Mar 2018,11:24 AM
Emraan Hashmi is one of the finest talents we have in Bollywood. The talented actor, who made his silver screen debut with Foothpath is celebrating his 39th birthday on Friday. The Awarapan star is considered as one of the most underrated actors in tinsel town. When it comes to the success of music albums none can beat Emraan Hashmi as all his films have turned out churn out popular songs. Interestingly, the Raaz Reboot star has been one of the few actors in the industry to be part of popular franchise like Raaz, Murder and Jannat. Let’s have a look at the top films of the talented actor who won hearts with his unconventional looks.
Emraan Hashmi played the role of director Abraham in the hit film Dirty Picture. Even though Vidya Balan played the lead role in the Milan Lutharia directorial, Hashmi was also applauded by the critics for its strong performance. Vidya and Emraan pairing became a hit with the audience after the movie was released in December 2011. The Raaz 3 actor was nominated at leading award functions in the category of best supporting actor in 2012.
Emraan Hashmi made everyone notice him in the Anurag Basu directorial Gangster. The movie which also featured Kangana Ranaut and Shiny Ahuja was released in 2006. Hashmi was applauded for playing the role of Aakash, an undercover Indian detective hired to trap a gangster.
Emraan Hashmi played the role of a gangster, Shoaib Khan in Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, which was released in 2010. The Milan Lutharia directorial was a box office success and Hashmi received applauds from the fans and critics for his performance. The Murder actor was nominated at all the major award functions in the category of best actor in a negative role and best actor in a supporting role.
Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai remains one of the critically acclaimed movies of Emraan Hashmi’s career. The Hamari Adhuri Kahani actor played the role of Joginder Parmar, an adult film maker in the film which hit the silver screen on June 8, 2012. The actor has never shied away from playing dark characters and this is what makes him different others leading heroes.
Emraan Hashmi delivered another hit in the form of Jannat which was released on may 16, 2018. The Kunal Deshmukh directorial which also featured Sonal Chauhan and Sameer Kochhar in ley roles. Hashmi played the role of Arjun Dixit who is caught in a quagmire of crime and consumerism .