A great thing about Indian cinema is that it provides variety to the audience! The start studded Indian cinema industry is full of variety and versatility. The Bollywood is full of heroes and superstars. It is the audience that makes these actors superstars; no one else can do that! Acting is not just about heroics, dance or stunts; instead it’s about living the character you’re playing and doing full justice to the character. Indian cinema as some really authentic actors who always strive to do full justice to the characters they play. They may not be playing the main or the lead role in the movie, yet their role is the one that leaves the deepest impact on the audience. Yes, at times actors of these sort don’t get the limelight they deserve but they get the well deserved appreciation and respect from the audience. One of these unsung heroes is the veteran actor Kay Kay Menon.
Kay Kay Menon started his career as a model in the advertising industry. He was involved in the first Kinetic Honda and Marlboro cigarette advertisements in India. Kay Kay Menon also worked in many TV shows like ‘Pradhan Mantri’ and ‘Last Train To Mahakali’. He started his film career with the movie named ‘Naseem’ in which he played the role of a religious fundamentalist. His acting skills are impeccable and leave a long lasting impression on the minds of the audiences. Here we list five Kay Kay Menon movies that you must watch:
Naseem- ‘Naseem’ was the debut film of Kay Kay Menon and he made an impression with his very first appearance on the big screen. The movie was based on the Hindu-Muslim dynamics and communal harmony. Kay Kay Menon played the role of a religious fundamentalist in the movie. The great Indian Urdu poet, Kaifi Azmi Sahab also played a role in this movie.
The Stoneman Murders- Kay Kay Menon played the role of a sub inspector in this role. The movie was based on the real life Stoneman serial killings in Bombay. The authentic acting style of Kay Kay Menon in this movie impressed all and sundry.
Sarkar- Sarkar was start studded. It was a tough job for Kay Kay to make his presence fell, as we has surrounded by some big stars of the bollywood industry. Again, Kay Kay Menon surprised everyone by playing a gusty role that left an everlasting impression on the audience. Although, his role was brief in the movie but was equally impressive as any other role!
Shaurya- The movie revolves around Indian army and the court-martial of a Muslim officer. It is no doubt that Kay Kay Menon who played the role of Brigadier Rudra Pratap Singh, was a standout performer among all the actors on the movie. His suave personality, the classic banters, the sarcastic dialogues and the complete body language; everything was just apt for the character he portrayed. The movie no doubt is a must watch!
Bheja Fry 2- You will rarely get a chance to see Kay Kay Menon in a comedy movie. The best thing about this movie is the duo of Kay Kay Menon and Vinay Pathak. The through contrast between the two personalities makes it even more interesting and authentic on the screen.