Iconic drunken characters in Hindi movies

Feb 16, 2024

Played by Amitabh Bachchan, Raj Malhotra is a wealthy, alcoholic playboy who undergoes a transformation after meeting a kind-hearted woman.

Raj Malhotra, "Sharaabi" (1984)

Shah Rukh Khan played the titular character, Devdas, a tragic figure whose descent into alcoholism is a central theme of the film.

Devdas Mukherjee, "Devdas" (2002)

Abhay Deol portrayed the modern-day interpretation of Devdas in this film. P.K. Dubey is a complex character whose alcoholism is intertwined with his struggles and desires.

P.K. Dubey, "Dev.D" (2009)

Paresh Rawal's character, Baburao, is a hilarious and perpetually drunk landlord who adds comedic relief to the film.

Baburao Ganpatrao Apte, "Hera Pheri" (2000)

Shahid Kapoor plays the titular role of Kabir Singh, a brilliant but self-destructive surgeon who spirals into alcoholism and drug abuse after a heartbreak

Kabir Singh, (2019)