Double roles are always fascinating in Bollywood cinema as it takes the film to extra height adding that extra masala in the story.

It also provides the actor to push himself in showing his versatility and the audience gets the extra slice of cheese. From Dilip Kumar to Arjun Kapoor everyone had done a film with the double role in their career, so you can understand the craze of Double Roles in Bollywood film.

Let’s have a look at the best Bollywood movies having double roles.

List of Best Bollywood Movies about Double Roles

Ram Aur Shyam (1967)

Ram aur Shyam Dilip Kumar Double Role

Director: Tapi Chanakya

Starcast: Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Pran

The film was motivated by a Telugu film. ‘Tragedy King’ Dilip Kumar plays the double role of Ram and Shyam, two brothers estranged at birth. Confusion follows when they swap houses. Ram Aur Shyam also encouraged Seeta aur Geeta and Chaalbaaz.

Sachaa Jhutha (1970)

sacha jootha Rajesh khanna Double Role

Director: Manmohan Desai

Starcast: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Vinod Khanna

The movie showcases Rajesh Khanna in a double role and was a super-hit blockbuster of its times. The story of the film unfolds and humor starts happening as Bhola is conned by his look identical Ranjith (Both the characters played by Rajesh Khanna).

Seeta aur Geeta (1972)

Seeta aur Geeta Hema Malini Double Role

Director: Ramesh Sippy

Starcast: Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra

The film showcases Hema Malini in the double role that is separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The actress acts marvelously and swaps between the two diverse roles, one as a novel lady and the other as a boisterous and brutal woman.

Don (1978)

Don old Amitabh bachchan Double Role

Director: Chandra Barot

Starcast: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran

The Angry young man of Bollywood cinema, Amitabh Bachchan plays the double role in many other films as well, but Don has created much furor because of his iconic character and without any double Amitabh Bachchan nailed both characters in this film. We still consider Don as one of the Best Movies made on Double Role characters in Hindi Cinema.

Angoor (1982)

Deven and Sanjeev Kumar Angoor Double Role

Director: Gulzar

Starcast: Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma

The film is based on Shakespeare’s play The Comedy of Errors is said to be one of the best comedy movies of Bollywood. The film is regarding two pairs of matching twins divided at birth and how their lives go erratic when they meet in adulthood.

Also Read: Review of Angoor Classic Bollywood Movie

Aakhree Raasta (1986)

Amitabh Bachchan Akhree Rasta Double Role

Director: K. Bhagyaraj

Starcast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Anupam Kher, Jaya Pradha

The film is a remake of Kamal Haasan starrer 1984 Tamil film. Amitabh Bachchan played the dual role with much maturity and poise. The story revolves around a man, David, who after spending 24 years in jail for an offense, he didn’t commit, vows vengeance on the three men who trapped him.

Chaalbaaz (1989)

Sridevi in Chaalbaaz Double Role film

Director: Pankaj Parashar

Starcast: Sridevi, Sunny Deol, Rajinikanth

The film is a remake of 1973 Bollywood movie Seeta Aur Geeta. It depicts the story of twin sisters played by Sridevi, separated at babyhood and come together as adults after a chain of mistaken identities.

Kishen Kanhaiya (1990)

Kishen Khaniya Double Role Anil Kapoor

Director: Rakesh Roshan

Starcast: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shirodkar

The film is a remake of 1967 film Ram aur Shyam starring Dilip Kumar. Anil Kapoor plays the double role as Kishen and Kanhaiya. The weedy Kishen runs away from home and as a twist in the tale, brought back as his twin brother Kanhaiya.

Gopi Kishan (1994)

Gopi Kishan Double Role Suniel Shetty

Director: Mukesh Duggal

Starcast: Sunil Shetty, Shilpa Shirodkar, Karishma Kapoor

Sunil Shetty plays the double role in which he as a criminal uses an amateurish look-alike cop in a vengeance drama.

Judwaa (1997)

Salman Khan Double Role Judwaa

Director: David Dhawan

Starcast: Salman Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Rambha

This action comedy film is a remake of Telugu film Hello Brother. Salman Khan plays the double role of twins separated at birth. The actor shows his versatility by switching proficiently from being a Tapori to the moneyed monster.

Duplicate (1998)

Shahrukh Khan Double Role in Duplicate

Director: Mahesh Bhatt

Starcast: Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Sonali Bendre

The movie marks Shahrukh Khan in a double role who as a runaway convict looking for revenge on those who double crossed him, imitates an innocent chef.

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Double Role Govinda Amitabh

Director: David Dhawan

Starcast: Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Anupan Kher, Raveena Tandon

The movie is a double bonanza for fans as they get to see two superstars, Big B Amitabh Bachchan and comedy king Govinda collectively that too in double roles.

Dushman (1998) 

Kajol Double Role in Dushman

Director: Tanuja Chandra

Starcast: Sanjay Dutt, Kajol, Ashutosh Rana

The film is a remake of Hollywood movie Eye for an Eye. Kajol plays the double role as twin sisters and one takes revenge on the wild killer who raped and executed her twin counterpart.

Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)

Hrithik Roshan Double Role in kahona Pyar hai

Director: Rakesh Roshan

Starcast: Hrithik Roshan, Amisha Patel

Kaho Naa Pyar hai was the debut film of Hrithik Roshan and it was the biggest hit of that year, Movie listed in Guinness book of world records for maximum award nomination for a Bollywood film.

Kaminey (2009)

Shahid Kapoor Double Role in Kaminey

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

Starcast: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra

Kaminey is a crime thriller Bollywood film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Kaminey is one of the best movies of Shahid Kapoor. Its a story of two brothers one stammers other lisps. They are identical twins but stay away from each other.

Rowdy Rathore (2012)

Rowdy Rathore Movie Double Role

Director: Prabhu Deva

Starcast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha

Akshay Kumar gifts his fans double dose by playing the double role in this movie. He entertained throughout the film and packed the bank accounts of producers as well as the directors.

Aurangzeb (2013)

Aurangzeb movie arjun kapoor, prithviraj sukumaran

Aurangzeb was the 2nd film of Arjun Kapoor and directed by Atul Sabharwal, critics and audience both praised the performances of Arjun Kapoor and Prithviraj Sukumaran. If you don’t know about Prithviraj then you can google about him, he is a superstar in Malayalam film industry. Aurangzeb is a cop drama film and one of the best films about Double Role characters in Bollywood.

Director: Atul Sabharwal

Starcast: Arjun Kapoor, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher

Krrish 3 (2013)

Krrish 3 Hrithik Roshan Double Role

Director: Rakesh Roshan

Starcast: Hrithik Roshan, Vivek Oberoi, Priyanka Chopra, Kangna Ranaut

The film shows Hrithik Roshan in the double role of father and son. Krishna savors marital life with Priya until he traverses paths with Kali, a wicked intellect, and neither is geared up for what’s coming ahead.

Also Read: Review of Krishh 3

Dhoom 3 (2013)

Dhoom 3 Aamir Khan Double Role

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Starcast: Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan

Aamir Khan comes back in action and that too in the double role in this latest flick and police inspector Jai Dixit and his sidekick fight crime and breaks all the box-office records.

Also Read: Review of Dhoom 3

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