Worked in blockbuster with Sridevi, was attracted to Amitabh Bachchan's heroine, engineer turned actor became a famous villain

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale  - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. Many artists in the industry dream of making a career in the world of acting. To fulfill his dream, he often becomes an actor after a tough struggle. But this famous villain of the industry had no dream. Let us know why he left his job as an engineer to become an actor and joined the world of acting.

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You must have often seen him in many hit films in the 70-80s. This actor was seen giving competition to the hero in films. This actor also worked in Sridevi's blockbuster film of 1987. Anil Kapoor had defeated this actor in the film. If you still haven't understood, then this actor had also earned a lot of fame in Amitabh Bachchan's 1981 film Kaalia. Let us know who that actor is.

That 1972 film, in a scene of which Shashi Kapoor was obsessed with Raj Kapoor's heroine, said – 'You are very beautiful'

Got a lot of applause as a villain
In the films of many stars like Amitabh, Dharmendra and Anil Kapoor, you must have often seen an English villain, that English villain was none other than Bob Christo. He played the role of an English villain in many films. In his career, he has appeared in films like 'Qurbani' (1980), 'Kaalia' (1981), 'Nastik' (1983), 'Mard' (1985), 'Mr India' (1987), 'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja' (1993). ), created a lot of panic by playing the villain in films like 'Gumrah' (1993).

engineer turned actor
Bob was a resident of Australia, where he had also started working, in 1974, Bob was working as in-charge of the engineering unit. But one day, in a magazine, he saw the photo of Parveen Babi, who was seen in the film Kalia with Amitabh Bachchan, and seeing her beauty, he became so crazy that he entered the world of acting. Leaving job and home, Bob Christo started his acting career in 1978 with 'Arvind Desai's film Ajeeb Dastaan'. In the 80s and 90s, he appeared as a villain in many films.

Let us tell you that Bob Christo had established his influence in many South Indian films along with Hindi films. He had created history in Hindi films with his villainy. He had emerged as a well-known villain of the industry. But in the year 2011, Christo said goodbye to this world due to heart attack.

Tags: Amitabh bachchan, Bollywood news, Sridevi

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