Posted Fri, February 22, 2013 9:15am IST

With Akshay Kumar expressing his wish to play grey characters on the big screen soon, we wonder which Bollywood star can be part of the competition to play the darkest, meanest, most unconventional villain ever. We are as curious about which baddie will use what move to show off his presence….any guesses?

Akshay Kumar is receiving rare applause for his phenomenal performance in Neeraj Pandey’s recently released Special 26. The 45-year-old star is now keen, he says, to explore a larger canvas as far as his roles in Bollywood potboilers are concerned. In fact, he wants to portray characters with grey shades, like that he played in Rajkumar Santoshi’s 2004 film Khakee. “I will keep on doing scripts that I like. When I did Khakee, it was earlier given to Paresh Rawal. When Rajkumar Santoshi approached me, I really liked the role. I really liked the character. So if I like the role, I would like to do it. I admire villain roles. I would love to play a villain,” explained the star.

Now this has made us wonder what it is about the grey, ominous and edgy characters that pulls Bollywood stars towards badness. Why does the idea of playing a baddie so fascinate filmi hunks? And this thought has made us wonder how A-list leading men – from Shahrukh Khan to Hrithik Roshan and from Amitabh Bachchan to Aamir Khan – will do the villainous act. Let’s take a look…

Cast your vote!