The Psychopaths - K...K...K...Kiran

In the 3rd episode of Main Hoon Villain, find out whether or not we are deranged for sympathizing with this category of B ollywood villains, also known as the psychopaths? While Bollywood actors continued playing predictable macho/romantic heroes, an outsider almost became the face of the disturbed, reclusive, young man, obsessed with cold revenge, with love we call him King Khan, SRK. Missing the moral bone from their body, wanting to inflict pain, some with unalloyed obsessions - plain and simple, some vastly sadistic crazed lovers, this breed of villainy was also followed by leading heroes and heroines alike. The question remains, why was the audience sprinkling sympathy at the mental malady of disturbed, delusional, destructive men and women during the 1990s? Let's find out this and more with your cinephile host Mohit Chhabra and national award-winning author Balaji Vittal and understand the unhinged antagonists and audience's inscrutable lure towards them.


Main Hoon Villain

Who would Thakur be without Gabbar? Mr. India without Mogambo?  There would be no plot without a conflict between a good hero and an equally good villain. Despite our admiration of the hero, a part of us can ... n't help but be under the spell of the villain's sinful appeal. Is it the adrenaline rush and the chance to explore our darker sides that cure our appetite for curiosity, after which we can return to our lives with no prison sentence?  Red FM Podcasts & Harper Collins presents ‘Main Hoon Villain’ hosted by cinephile Mohit Chhabra alongside the National Award Winning author of the book ‘Pure Evil - The Bad Men of Bollywood’ - Balaji Vittal; the duo will navigate one question that often comes to mind: is there even a hero without a villain?  The misdeeds of the gangster, the sly relative, the corrupt policeman, and the psychopathic killer, get ready to indulge in all things villainy. After all, they are scary and mean but they are so good at being bad.  Stay tuned to celebrate the season of villains!

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