Having Judwaas Were Definitely Not Enough In These Seven Indian Films

Varun Dhawan had a double role in his last film which is still running in theatres. Judwaa 2 was a remake of Salman Khan’s 1997 movie in which he played twins. While Prem and Raja were enough to entertain the audience, here are a few times Indian filmmakers felt the need to have the hero play multiple roles.

1. Dasavathaaram

In this 2008 sci-fi movie, Kamal Haasan played 10 distinct characters. One of them was…wait for it…George W. Bush.

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2. What’s Your Raashee? 

Priyanka Chopra played 12 roles, each signifying a zodiac sign. This is supposed to be a record in Bollywood but even a dozen PeeCees couldn’t save What’s Your Raashee? at the BO.

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3. Mahaan

We all know that Big B is a versatile actor. In the 1983 film, Mahaan, he got to play the role of a father and his twins.

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4. Humshakals

This one had three Saif Ali Khans, three Riteish Deshmukhs and three Ram Kapoors. Nine times the headache, we say.

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5. John Jani Janardhan

Directed by T. Rama Rao, John Jani Janardhan showcased Rajinikanth in three different roles. The actor made the most of the parts.

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6. Gaja Gamini

M. F. Husain has always considered Madhuri Dixit his muse. He had her play five characters in his 2000 film, Gaja Gamini.

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7. Naya Din Nai Raat

Sanjeev Kumar absolutely nailed it as nine characters in this Hindi remake of the regional movie – Navarathri.

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