Movies That Prove Arshad Warsi is a Versatile Actor

A true actor is the one who can ace any role. In this aspect, Arshad Warsi is surely the one who proves this statement right. However, his name still lies under the list of underrated actors.

For quite a long time, Arshad was into comic characters but that does not mean he is only limited to one genre. His recent performance in Asur also won many hearts. Also, there are serious roles played by him where the actor has done an outstanding job. Hence, we have brought the list of Arshad’s finest works that proves his versatility.

List of strong characters played by Arshad Warsi:


Thanks to this crime- thriller series, we got to see a completely different Avatar of Arshad Warsi. The actor simply nailed his character and surprised the viewers. Asur is the tale of a brutal serial killer with 8 episodes having unexpected twists and turns. In each part, Arshad does justice to his strong role as Dhanajay Rajput. Asur is premiered on the VOOT app and is a worth watching web series.

Guddu Rangeela

This film revolves around two cousins (Arshad Warsi and Amit Sadh) who play orchestra during the day and work as informants at night. It’s fun to watch same person doing two complete different duties to make money. The mindblowing performance of Arshad in the movie makes it a must-watch.


Arshad Warsi’s criminal role as Razzak Hussain aka Babban in black comedy, Ishqiya got immense appreciation. Besides, Arshad the film also features Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Salman Shahid as the lead characters. From delivering the dialogues fantastically to portraying that typical goon type body language, Arshad keeps the audience connected.

Jolly LLB

In this superb courtroom drama, Arshad Warsi showcased the character with the perfect blend of seriousness and comedy. The epic punch lines by the actor can make anyone go Rofl. Besides Arshad, Amrita Rao and Boman Irani are playing the lead roles in the movie.

Arshad Warsi finest works:

Kabul Express

Arshad Warsi’s acting in Kabul Express counts among one of his finest works. His role as a Journalist impressed many. John Abraham is the lead actor along with Arshad in the film. The movie is set in the time of the 9/11 attacks. Being Journalists, John and Arshad visit Afghanistan to interview Taliban fighters and that’s from where the movie takes a major turn.

Zila Ghaziabad

This film could not do wonders at the Box office but Arshad Warsi’s acting deserves applause. He plays a role of a gangster who can do anything to win. Zila Ghaziabad is based on the true story of a gang war that took place in ’80s and 90’s in Ghaziabad. Arshad Warsi’s fierce look in the movie is going well with the kind of role he is essaying.


Chocolate is a multi starrer  with twists and turns holding the viewers’ interest till the end. Released in 2005, the film includes Arshad Warsi, Anil Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Suni Shetty, Irrfan Khan, Tanushree Dutta and Sushama Reddy.


This 2005 release depicts Arshad Warsi in a cop Avatar from Uttar Pradesh. His role as SSP Ajay Kumar is heart winning. Also, the way he tackles the criminals in the movie is a treat for all the action lovers.


Arshad Warsi plays the main antagonist in Durgamati. Starring alongside Bhumi Pednekar the actor has given a powerful performance. The movie is packed with suspense that can give you chills.

Munna Bhai MBBS

Last but not least how can we forget Arshad’s epic character of ‘Circuit’ in Munna Bhai MBBS. His companionship with Sanju Baba in the movie delivers the main entertainment angles. Also, it will not be fair to give the entire credit for the film’s success to Sanjay Dutt. The movie would not have been so amazing without Arshad’s role.

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