Thursday, January 17, 2008

Sunny Deol – the action star of the 80s and 90s.

Sunny Deol – the action star of the 80s and 90s.

Sunny Deol
Sunny Deol is one of the successful action stars of the 80s and 90s. Although he started his career by acting in the romantic film Betaab, in 1983, launched by his father Dharmender, in the late years he established himself as an actor who raised voice against the corrupt practices in the society.

He had provided spirited performance in the films of Raj Kumar Santoshi, like Ghayal, Ghatak, Damini, etc. In Ghayal, he acted as the brother of Raj Babbar who was killed by a rich businessman played by Amrish Puri, and he took revenge in the entire film after facing the obstacles that were placed before him. Firstly the police did not cooperate with him, as they were loyal towards the businessman. He received a false charge which was planted against him. Then he had spend his time in prison. He escaped from the prison with three other prisoners who helped him in taking revenge against the offenders in the film.

Sunny Deol
The Commissioner of Police, ensured security to Amrish Puri by asking Om Puri to accompany him at every place where he went during that time, after Sunny had left from the prison and threatened him by saying that he was going to kill him. The film had very strong supporting performance from Om Puri and Amrish Puri, who provided natural performance in their respective roles. The film became a big hit, and got public sympathy.

In Damini, Sunny acted well as a lawyer opposite Meenakshi and helped her out to win the case against the odds shown in the film. The witnesses were purchased, killed and prevented from delivering evidence and the case relating to alleged offense against women took a turn after Sunny could submit before the court that the main witness of the incident played by Meenakshi was prevented from coming and disposing before the court. There was strong performance of Rishi Kapoor also in the film.

Sunny DeolIn Ghatak, also Sunny was sublime in his portrayal of a rebel character who had the guts to raise voice against Danny and his brothers who had created a threat in the business centre in the respective jurisdiction and the shopkeepers working in that placed got used to accepting their demands. Sunny showed that if the individuals were brave and could face the oppression in an united way, then it can end any type of tyranny existing in any part of the world. He also acted in comedy films like Chaalbaaz.

He also acted in other successful films like Darr, opposite Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, Hero, etc. over the last 20 years, he had created a rebel image which impressed the leading producers and directors of the industry to portray him in challenging roles and he has fulfilled their expectations. The audience expect even better performances from him in years to come.

Article By: CR Chatterji.


Rumi said...

Sunny was sublime in her performance in Arjun, Kshatriya, etc. He had a very manly get up which had made the anti-establishment themes expressed in his films look lively.
Rumi chatterji

Souvik Chatterji said...

Sunny had provided the right expression for brave characters and people found themselves in his characters displayed in Damini, Ghayal, Ghatak, Hero, etc. He is known for loud acting but the roles required the outburst in the repective situations.
Souvik Chatterji.