Co-starring Shilpa Shetty, Indian was a crime drama that released in 2001 and opened to excellent collections. Sunny Deol played the role of an honest policeman out to wipe corruption to the gallery. Indian also started the streak of extremely patriotic characters that Deol brilliantly played in his subsequent films.
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Ziddi cemented Sunny Deol’s image of the angry young man. One of the biggest Bollywood hits of 1997, Ziddi was later remade in Tamil and in Bangladesh. Sunny’s portrayal of an angry young man was accepted positively by both critics and audience alike.
Arjun Pandit (1999)
An unofficial remake of the Kannada-language film Om, the film didn’t exactly set the cash registers ringing upon release, but Deol’s outing as a common man turned goon was appreciated. Alongside Deol, the film is fondly remembered for the song ‘Kudiyan Sheher Diyan’, sung by Daler Mehendi and picturized on the lead actress Juhi Chawla.
Sohni Mahiwal (1984)
Starring Sunny Deol and Poonam Dhillon in lead roles, the film was a pleasant departure from Deol’s action dramas. Based on the famous folklore Sohni Mahiwal, the film bagged major Filmfare music awards.
The Hero Love Story of a Spy (2003)
Priyanka Chopra’s debut vehicle, The Hero is a spy thriller directed by Anil Sharma. The film is a favorite on the television circuit. Suny Deol once again showed in intense acting chops in this one and had a great onscreen chemistry with Preity Zinta. Hero Love Story of a Spy is one of the Best Bollywood Spy Movies of all Time.
A 2009 release, Fox is said to be inspired by Hollywood film A Murder of Crows. Written and directed by Deepak Tijori who is famous for his thrillers, Fox was also one of the last films of Sunny Deol during his prime. He once again proved his versatility as an actor, supporting the main character of Udita Goswami to the T.
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