Portraying intense characters requires a combination of skill, dedication, and understanding of the character’s emotions and motivations. Actors need to dive deep into the character’s psychology and explore their past experiences and emotions that shape their intense nature. There are very few actors in the business who have got it right and have aced each character flawlessly.
In recent times, many great stories with multi-layered storylines and characters were created which saw great performances. From their brooding presence to their mesmerizing performances, these actors have created a buzz that resonates with viewers long after the credits roll.
Let’s have a look at the actors who ace every character with ease:
‘Duranga’ is a crime thriller which centres around how a female police officer uncovers a disturbing connection of her own family member while investigating a serial killing murder case. As the suspense unfolds, Gulshan Devaiah's exceptional portrayal as Sammit Patel captivates with authenticity, depth, and powerful expressions. His subtle acting and compelling presence makes Sammit a memorable and impactful character in the series, showcasing Gulshan's ability to outstand multi layered grey characters. If you haven’t watched the season 1 yet... the time is just right because Duranga S2 will soon stream on Zee5.
‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ is a psychological thriller that explores the depths of human emotions and the sacrifices made for loved ones. The story revolves around Avinash Sabharwal [Played by Abhishek Bachchan] who finds his 6-year-old daughter Siya kidnapped by a masked man. The series explores the lengths Avinash will go to save his daughter. Portraying the role of inspector Kabir Sawant, Amit Sadh is seen reeling from alcoholism and the loss of his daughter, chased down a serial killer striking off organ donors in Mumbai. Kabir is a damaged man with ethics and principles. Touted to be one of Amit Sadh most successful characters, the actor delivers a nuanced and compelling performance adding layers of complexity of the character.
‘Farzi’ (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Farzi’ is a skilfully crafted series that combines elements of black comedy, crime, and suspense that creates a unique and immersive viewing experience. The story is about Sunny, an artist disillusioned by the income inequality in India after failing to keep his grandfather's revolutionary printing press in business. He decides to team with his best friend Firoz to make counterfeit money. Shahid Kapoor's impeccable acting skills and his ability to seamlessly merge with the character of Sunny bring authenticity and a compelling dynamic to the show.
‘Asur’ (Jio Cinema)
The series is about a team of forensic experts who catch a serial killer who considers himself a reincarnation of the Asura Kali. Arshad Warsi's captivating performance adds an extra layer of intrigue and intensity to the show, solidifying his position as a talented and versatile actor. His nuanced portrayal of his character elevates the series to new heights, making ‘Asur’ a must-watch for fans of suspenseful and thought-provoking storytelling.
‘Maurh’ on Zee5 is a captivating historical drama set in Punjab, showcasing the untold stories of two brothers who become bandits. Ammy Virk delivers a brilliant performance as Jeona, bringing depth and authenticity to the character. With picturesque locations and soul-stirring music, his portrayal resonates with the audience, evoking a sense of nationalism and reflecting the film's historical context. Ammy Virk's remarkable acting in ‘Maurh’ makes it a must-watch for fans of Punjabi cinema and history enthusiasts alike.