• PK poster
    'PK' (Peekay)Twitter/aamir khan
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    Priyanka Chopra as boxer Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom in 'Mary Kom'Facebook/Mary Kom
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    'Ek Villain' PosterFacebook/Riteish Deshmukh

Rather than sticking to similar roles, acting is all about experimenting with different roles and getting into the skin of the characters.

Many Bollywood celebs, including Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra and others, who dared to experiment with their roles, have received quite a lot of accolades. 

Aamir Khan

Despite acting in one or two films a year, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has always managed to be on the top list with maximum box office collection. The actor has always tried to experiment with his characters, be it in "PK", "Dhoom 3" or "3 Idiots". Aamir received many appreciations from all quarters for transforming himself as an alien in "PK".

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra shocked her fans with her amazing and non-glamorous performance in the sports biopic "Mary Kom". 

Varun Dhawan

Compared to his chocolate boy image in Karan Johar's "Student of the Year" and in David Dhawan's action comedy film "Main Tera Hero", Varun Dhawan did an entirely different role in his latest film "Badlapur". The actor was seen as a revenge-seeking husband in Sriram Raghavan's directorial venture.

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor's latest film "Haider" portaryed him as a revenge-seeking son, which was completely different from his previous lover and chocolate-boy roles in "Kaminey" and "Jab We Met", among others.

Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra, who made his acting debut with Karan Johar's "Student of the Year" also dared to do a serious role in "Ek Villain" in 2014.

Alia Bhatt

From a bubbly and cute roles, Alia Bhatt was also seen in a serious character in the 2014 film, "Highway", along with Randeep Hooda. The actress received a lot of accolades and awards, including Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for her amazing performance in Imtiaz Ali directorial.

Rani Mukerji

The bubbly actress Rani Mukerji has done quite a lot of romantic films in Bollywood. However, she also dared to experiment with her roles in 2005 film "Black" as a blind and deaf girl. She was recently appreciated for her role as a cop in Pradeep Sarkar's "Mardaani", which dealt with human trafficking.

Kangana Ranaut

Be it "Fashion", "Queen", "Tanu Weds Manu" or "Revolver Rani", Kangana Ranaut has never repeated her roles in Bollywood. 

Riteish Deshmukh

From "Hey Babyy", "Housefull" and "Grand Masti", Ritiesh had done a lot of humour roles. However, he was seen as a totally different person in Sidharth Malhotra-Shraddha Kapoor starrer "Ek Villain".