7 Bollywood Kleptomaniacs Before Kangana Ranaut’s Simran Came Into Being
Bollywood movies always have abundant supporting characters, especially comedy flicks. Quirky characters in some comedy movies leave us in splits with every dialogue and activity. Even the con movies have characters with innate skills of stealing things without anyone noticing, some of them also steal hearts even after being high-end thieves.
Check out some of the kleptomaniacs from Bollywood movies that left our jaws dropped.
1. Ishika, Dishoom
Jacqueline Fernandez‘s character Ishika used to steal things for cheap thrills. Although eventually, she became the one who helped a big deal in solving the case, she ended up robbing Kabir’s (John Abraham) heart.
2. Rehana, Lipstick Under My Burkha
Rehana Abidi played by Plabita Borthakur stood up for her right to wear jeans and tried to have her own secret life unknown to her family. However, to look cool in all her college parties and rallies she steals a lot of things by slipping them under her burkha.
3. Perpendicular, Gangs of Wasseyppur 2
One of the most iconic characters of the GOW series, Perpendicular AKA Babu Khan (Aditya Kumar) had every shopkeeper hide their sweets and other expensive things from him. He used his brother’s name to rob a goldsmith’s shop as well.
4. Prem Chopra, All The Best
Prem Chopra (Ajay Devgn) played the role of a Fast & Furious level mechanic, a romantic lover and great friend. However, he does steal things from Dharam (Sanjay Dutt) to save him and Veer (Fardeen Khan) from Tobu Dada.
5. Aryan, Dhoom 2
He was cool, intelligent, sleek and highly charming, but he was a kleptomaniac who kept stealing valuable things from places where a robbery was impossible. And he didn’t even do it for money, just for the thrills.
6. 2G, Rowdy Rathore
While Shiva (Akshay Kumar) and 2G (Paresh Ganatra) were partners in crime, even a handshake with 2G would cost more money than both of them stealing a heavy trunk from a woman laden with gold.
7. Tees Maar Khan, Tees Maar Khan
Tabrez Mirza “Tees Maar” Khan played by Akshay Kumar was an extraordinary thief. He could steal things while delivering his famous one-liners without anybody noticing. He made a fake movie with real people to rob a train.
Bonus: Pankaj, Simran
Kangana Ranaut‘s upcoming movie Simran has a protagonist who is addicted to gambling and shoplifting. The film is also based on a true story so we are certain she is the latest entry to the list of Bollywood kleptomaniacs.
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