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Playing the role of a tiger and Mahesh Bhatt in the film career should definitely boost any actor’s CV. Rahul Roy, born on 9th February, 1968 may not be a big name today in the cine industry today, but this yesteryear actor has contributed significantly to this industry. No we are being very honest and no sarcasm involved here. Take a look at the seven noticeable trends brought by the original Aashiqui star who made his debut in the super hit romantic musical hit twenty-four years back. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Criticises Karan Johar’s New Book For Children: Calls Him, Aditya Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt Killers of Sushant Singh Rajput
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His very first movie Ashiqui boasted of pleasing tracks be it Jaane Jigar Jaaneman, Main Duniya Bhula Doonga among many. His next ventures despite a cold box office reception always hit the musical charts with the likes of Tere Dar Par Sanam.
Sex symbol, steamy kisses and bold scenes
He shared sizzling chemistry with his Ashiqui co-star Anu Agarwal in the 90s. Both of them gave some of the raunchiest scene to the much orthodox audience of that period. He was seen as the sex symbol with the frequency in his bold acts displayed in the movies.
Rahul Roy, the Emran Hashmi of 90s
Apart from great musical hits and steamy kisses, Rahul Roy was the original poster boy of Mahesh Bhatt and his production house. These two collaborated to give series of movies like Aashiqui, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee, Jaanam, Junoon and more. So would it be very fair to say Rahul Roy is the guiding light to Emraan Hashmi
Portrayal of tiger’s aatma in human body!
Many actors in Bollywood must have fought with the fierce animal on screen but Rahul Roy went one step ahead to actually play the role of a tiger! In his movie Junoon, he played a guy turning into a tiger every full moon night. Said to be his finest performance, people still wonder about his late night antics.
If playing tiger was not enough, he played Mahesh Bhatt
This is not much about Rahul Roy but about Mahesh Bhatt. You wonder how many times had the director told the world about his love story with beautiful actress Parveen Babi. So in this autobiographical Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee has Pooja Bhatt as the schizophrenic actress while Rahul plays Mahesh.
The exclusive middle parting long hair or in short ‘Rahul Roy’ hair cut
Our heroes have caught the fancy of long hair mane now but many forget the origin of this style. There was so much frenzy aroun Rahul Roy’s unique hairstyle that guys went across the salon to get the same haircut as that of the hero.
First Bigg Boss Winner
The introdcutory season of Bigg Boss had Rahul Roy as the winner. Making a return on the screen after several years of no-show, Rahul won the reality show beating several big names.
Wishing you a very happy birthday Rahul Roy with just one request from your fans – Please do not come back with movies like Naughty Boy to make a comeback.