Times when actor Saurabh Shukla stole the show with his onscreen presence
Actor Saurabh Shukla known for his stupendous supporting roles in Indian cinema is all set to return to screens with yet another path-breaking performance in Amazon Original Movie Chhalaang.
Be it 1998’s Satya, 2004’s Yuva, 2018’s Raid or 2019’s Pagalpanti, Saurabh has continued to spread his charm with numerous versatile powerhouse performances. In his upcoming flm Chhalaang, Saurabh will be seen in Rajkummar Rao’s friend’s character who advises and trains him to win over Nushrratt Bharuchha.
As you wait to stream Chhalaang, let us look at some of his best on-screen moments over the years:
Raja Sahab in Pagalpanti
Pagalpanti promises a full on entertainment as the Jolly LLB co-stars Arshad Warsi and Saurabh Shukla take the audiences on a laughter ride with their on-point comic timing.
In Pagalpanti, three men, considered as losers in their lives plan to get rich along with their girlfriends by fooling two gangsters and robbing their money. Stream Pagalpanti on Amazon Prime Video.
Nayyar in Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?
In Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?, Saurabh Shukla is seen essaying the character of a gangster’s right hand man who is ordered to get Albert Pinto to a secret location for a hit. The story centres on Albert Pinto who goes missing one day and his girlfriend and family start making rounds at the police station to track him down.
Unknown to them, he is on his way to Goa to carry out his first assignment as a hitman. Watch Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai on Amazon Prime Video.
Tom uncle in Mohabbatein
In the film, Saurabh Shukla played the quirky role of Tom Uncle (Kim Sharma’s father) who was very much on her daughter’s side to win over the love of her life. Mohabbatein revolves around the battle between love and fear, between two stubborn men and their opposing beliefs and the outcome of the love stories of three young couples madly in love. Watch Mohabbatein on Amazon Prime Video.
Tapasvi Maharaj in PK
Saurabh Shukla’s role as godman ‘Tapasvi Maharaj’ in PK has been one of his best roles till date drawing him some rave reviews. It is indeed the most difficult part to essay a character that doesn’t resonate with our real life. However, Saurabh aced it.
PK centres around an alien on Earth who loses the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. His innocent nature and child-like questions force the country to evaluate the impact of religion on its people.
Pandurang in Nayak: The Real Hero
In the film, Saurabh Shukla is seen essaying the character of Amrish Puri’s accomplice who is a moral police head. Nayak: The Real Hero revolves around a common journalist played by Anil Kapoor who accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.
Once you catch up on these films, don’t forget to stream Chhalaang this Diwali on 13th November only on Amazon Prime Video as a part of the festive line up for The Great Indian Festival. Chhalaang is a hilarious, yet inspirational journey of a PT master from a semi government funded school in Northern India. Montu (Rajkummar Rao) is a typical PT master for who, it’s just a job.
When circumstances put everything that Montu cares for stake, including Neelu (Nushrratt Bharuccha) who he loves, Montu is forced to do what he has never done – Teach.