Double the roles, double the trouble
Double roles have always been a staple of Bollywood movies. The idea of one actor portraying two distinct characters has been used in various genres, from drama to comedy to action. In recent years, several Bollywood movies have featured double roles, showcasing the versatility of actors and the creativity of filmmakers. Here are a few examples for that -
1. Judwaa 2 (2017)
Directed by David Dhawan, Judwaa 2 was a sequel to 1997 hit Judwaa. The movie starred Varun Dhawan in a double role, playing the characters of Raja and Prem. The film was a comedy-drama and revolved around the misadventures of the two brothers.
2. Mubarakan (2017)
Directed by Anees Bazmee, Mubarakan featured Arjun Kapoor in a double role, playing the characters of Karan and Charan. The movie was a romantic comedy and was about the love life of two brothers.
3. Baaghi 2 (2018)
Directed by Ahmed Khan, Baaghi 2 starred Tiger Shroff in a double role, playing the characters of Ronny and Vikram. The movie was an action-thriller and followed the story of a soldier who is on a mission to find his kidnapped daughter.
4. Housefull 4 (2019)
Directed by Farhad Samji, Housefull 4 featured Akshay Kumar in a double role, playing the characters of Rajkumar Bala and Harry. The movie was a comedy and revolved around the reincarnation of the characters in different eras.
5. Coolie No. 1 (2020)
Directed by David Dhawan, Coolie No. 1 was a remake of the 1995 hit of the same name. The movie starred Varun Dhawan in a double role, playing the characters of Raju and Kunwar Raj Pratap Singh. The film was a comedy and was about the misadventures of the two brothers.