There are so many actors and actresses in the Bollywood film industry who are known for their epic roles in some blockbuster movie. If one single role of a lover, a mother, or a villain played by them can make them memorable forever then what can a double role do, just imagine? Here are some such notable movies of Bollywood with double roles in them.
Our Bollywood film industry is crowded with many talented actors and actresses. These actors and actresses appear in different avatars in different movies and amaze us with their roles. A movie takes more than a year to complete so you can say it might be easy for them to play a character for a year and then next year they can easily switch to another role but what when they play double role in a single movie, the scenario becomes quite different. Playing two roles in a single movie is a real challenge but in our Bollywood movies you can even see movies where one person has played even nine roles in a single movie! Have a look.
First let us talk about some popular movies where the actor or the actress has played double role. The film “Hum Dono” which was released 50 years back is worth mentioning first in the list. Dev Anand played double role in this movie and both were of a soldier. Just imagine how challenging it would be for Dev Anand to act and look like two different persons with same face and same costume? Gol Maal and Angoor were hilarious comedies with double roles. In Gol Maal which was released in 1979, Amol Palekar played a person who tried to convince his boss that he has a twin brother by playing two characters while “Angoor” which was based on Shakespeare's play “The Comedy of Errors” is the best Bollywood comedy movie ever with double roles as it has two pairs of twins in it. Buy content related to this play “The Comedy of Errors” to understand this comedy chaos.
In movie “Seeta Aur Geeta” Hema Malini played the roles of twin sisters. ChaalBaaz was the remake of this movie where Sridevi played the role of twin sisters.” Ram Aur Shyam” which was released in year 1967 was based on Alexandre Dumas, père's story ‘The Corsican Brothers’ andplayed the roles of twin brothers in the movie. starrer Kishen Kanhaiya was the remake of this movie. Rakhee in “Sharmilee”, in Don, Neetu Singh in Do Kaliyan, Paresh Rawal in Andaz Apna Apna, Shahrukh Khan in Ra.One and Om Shanti Om, in Chandni Chowk to China played the double roles. Buy latest Bollywood images to find out the recent releases which have double roles in them.
In Bollywood there are many movies where the parent and the lead child role are played by a single artist. In movie “Aradhana”, Rajesh and in “Aakhree Raasta” which was the remake of Tamil film “Oru Kaidhiyin Diary”, Amitabh Bachchan played the roles of father and the son. Madhuri in movie “Sangeet” Played the role of mother and also the role of her blind daughter.
Till now we were discussing the double roles played by a single person but there are some movies in which the actor or the actress has played many roles in single movie. For example in movie “Saat Khoon Maaf, actressplayed seven challenging roles and the actress played nine different characters in Movie “ What’s Your Rashi?”. In movie “Naya Din Nayi Raat “the talented actor Sanjeev Kumar reprised the nine-role epic performance. If you are now getting curious to see how is it possible, just buy videos of these movies and watch it yourself.