July 1990 brought a new trend in Bollywood where the movies were made keeping in mind that whether it makes its mark on box-office or not but the music of that movie sells like a hot cake. That was a time when new talents were brought in to the Bollywood. A tall flamboyant dude with a silky-smooth hair, charming looks made his debut in this industry.
RAHUL ROY – The unforgettable dazzling hero of 1990’s, who was the winner of a TV Reality show “Big Boss” season 1.
Let’s look at his best 7 movies which made him an onscreen star of 90’s.
Rahul Roy made his debut with this romantic musical movie directed by Mahesh Bhatt and was released on 23rd July 1990. The full fledge trend of romanticism in Bollywood started with Aashiqui. The movie’s theme was persistently romance and enchanting music. This movie introduced the new generation of actors, singers and Music Directors which enthrall the audience. No one who is a fond movie lover of 1990’s will forget the movie and the melodies of Aashiqui. The remake of the same was brought on-screen in 2013 which received many awards and accolades.
Rahul Roy once again joined in the team of Bhatt’s which introduced a new concept of the horror movies in a different style in Bollywood. “Junoon” a story of a character Vikram portrayed by Rahul himself is being cursed by a spirit of the tiger and on every full moon night transforms himself into a tiger and hunt for a prey released on 18th September 1992. Junoon changed the perception of the audience for Rahul Roy as it proved that he is just not a lover boy next door when it comes to acting. Again, it was being inspired by a 1980’s TV Series “Werewolf”.
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The days of cable television started up in India and in the mod of 1992-93 few channels like Zee made up their inception in Cable TV Network. This was the first Bollywood movie which was released on TV network and known for its best songs composed by Anu Malik. Rahul again teamed up with his lucky director Mahesh Bhatt. This movie was intense and all characters put in their best emotional persona in this movie. Rahul Roy played a character of a film director who ends up at a rehabilitation Centre and meets his love which Is an inmate at the same Centre and who is schizophrenic. Rahul once again proved that he can deal with an intense role as well.