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Year Ender 2023: Deepika Padukone In 'Jawan' To Bobby Deol In 'Animal'- 6 Cameos From Hindi Movies That Wowed The Audience

2023 was a great year for Bollywood. As the year comes to an end, here are six cameos from Hindi movies that surprised the audience.

Bobby Deol in 'Animal', Deepika Padukone in 'Jawan'

2023 proved to be a successful year for Hindi cinema. The industry brought out some thought-provoking stories and dipped its toes into unchartered territories as well. While the big names delivered per usual, the ones that managed to make heads turn were the cameos. This was the year of cameos. Some of the biggest names in the industry made cameos in the most successful films this year and left fans yearning for more.

As the year comes to an end, here are the six most talked about cameos from Hindi movies in 2023.

1. Hrithik Roshan – ‘Tiger 3’

The audience had not anticipated that Hrithik Roshan would have a cameo in ‘Tiger 3’. It was a secret and those who saw the movie in theatres erupted in joy when they saw the actor. Hrithik appeared as Agent Kabir from ‘War.’ His appearance made the fans go gaga for YRF’s highly talked about spy universe.

2. Deepika Padukone – ‘Jawan’

When fans saw the trailer of ‘Jawan’, they knew Deepika Padukone would be a part of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer. But no one knew that would end up playing two characters. As Vikram Rathore’s wife, Aishwarya, and as Azad’s mother, the actor won hearts with her impactful performance. She became the talk of the town after this role.

Deepika Padukone in 'Jawan' X

3. Sanjay Dutt – ‘Jawan’

If Deepika managed to win hearts in ‘Jawan’ with her cameo, Sanjay Dutt kept the audience glued to their seats with his role in the film. The actor’s role as the witty police officer who negotiated with Shah Rukh Khan’s demands garnered cheers and praise from the audience and critics alike.

4. Shah Rukh Khan – ‘Tiger 3’

Shah Rukh Khan’s small cameo in Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger 3’ was a visual treat for fans of both the actors. This crossover delighted the fans. The trailer gave a hint towards Shah Rukh Khan’s cameo but what the film showed was something that fans had not anticipated.

5. Bobby Deol – ‘Animal’

Bobby Deol’s appearance in the trailer of ‘Animal’ had got fans excited. Many thought that he would have an extended role as the dreaded antagonist. However, the limited screen time Bobby Deol had in the second half ended up being the most talked about moment in the film. His entry song and the dance with a glass over his head has gone viral.

Bobby Deol in 'Animal' X

6. Salman Khan – ‘Pathaan’

Before Shah Rukh Khan made a cameo in Salman Khan’s movie, the latter had a grand appearance in ‘Pathaan’ earlier this year. Salman’s entry as Tiger saw the two most loved actors in Bollywood sharing screen space after a long time.

These cameos surprised the audience with their powerful performances. It proved that actors could have an impactful role even with limited screen time.