9 Horrible Bollywood Fathers Who Were No Less Than Monsters
Principal Viru Sahastrabuddhe (Boman Irani) in 3 Idiots
He is an overbearing father; whose unchecked expectations pushed his son to commit suicide. It is revealed that his son tragically ended his life as he became tired of being a constant disappointment to his father after failing thrice in competitive exams.
Dev Saran (Shahrukh Khan) in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
From rebuking his son (Ahsaas Channa) for liking music over sports to assaulting him whenever he gets ticked off, Dev Saran is no less than a monster. And, later, without any shame or regret, he abandons his son and wife to pursue a romantic affair with another married woman. What a terrible father and a horrible husband!
Bhairav Singh (Ronit Roy) in ‘Udaan’
Being an abusive father, Bhairav Singh is no less than a monster. He is a selfish father, who lashes out at his kids when things don’t go as per his plan.
Vijay Anand (Amitabh Bachchan) in Nishabd
This father of a teenager becomes so much obsessed with his daughter’s friend that he is ready to risk his loving wife and daughter. He is caught red-handed having an affair with his daughter’s teenage friend, which destroys the whole family. What a monster who had no shame in having an affair with a teenager?
Nandkishore Awasthi (Vipin Sharma) in Taare Zameen Par
Rather than understanding his son’s issues, he continuously scolds, beats, and harasses him. When the grades of his eight-year-old slip, he decides to ship him off to a boarding school, where his son sinks into depression. Till the end, he remains suspicious of the teacher, who leaves no stone unturned in helping his child.
Chaudhry Baldev Singh (Amrish Puri) in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
He is a controlling father, who wants his daughters to live as per his dictated rules. How much his daughters and wife are scared of him shows how regressive he is. When he learns about his daughter being in love with someone, he decides to get her married forcibly to a man, whom she has never met.
Harshvardhan “Harsh” Kapoor ( Rajat Kapoor) in ‘Kapoor & Sons’
When his sons and wife expose his affair, they urge him to stop. But, shamelessly he continues his affair and leaves no stone unturned in destroying and shattering his own family.
Shyamlal (Anupam Kher) in Tezaab
This is one of the most monstrous fathers in the history of Bollywood. Not only does he force his daughter to dance in front of lecherous crowds for money but also threatens to hurl acid on her face if she goes against his wishes!
Farookh (Raj Arjun) in Secret Superstar
In this list of terrible fathers, how could we forget to mention the overbearing father Farookh (Raj Arjun) from the Secret Superstar? He is not only a controlling husband but also a controlling father too. His daughter is very passionate about singing, but he is against her dream of becoming a singer. He is not only emotionally abusive but also doesn’t shy away from beating his wife out of rage for helping their daughter to pursue her singing dream!