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DITTO: Real and Reel Look-Alike Movie Characters

Copying Hollywood stories is something very common in Bollywood. Even posters are not spared these days! A lot of Bollywood films are copied from famous Hollywood movie posters.

Apart from copying posters and story line, some Bollywood movies have characters which are either copied form Hollywood or real life personalities. For example, biopics are trending in Bollywood. With Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Mary Kom, some Bollywood movie characters are inspired from the real life personalities. For example, Farhan Akhtar looked like Milkha Singh in the biopic. Similarly, Priyanka Chopra is going to look like boxer Mary Kom in her next movie.

One of the recent movie characters based on a real life personality is played by Sonakshi Sinha. In her upcoming movie, Holiday, Sonakshi is playing the role of a boxer and her look is similar to boxing legend Muhammad Ali's daughter, Laila. Sonakshi is playing the role of a young boxer and is also donning cornrows.

Some of the actors have also got inspired from their contemporaries. For example, Rani Mukerji revived the famous Mr India's Sridevi song I Love You by wearing a plain sky blue saree in Aiyyaa. Similarly, Tamannah in the remake of hit film, Himmatwala donned a ditto look of Sridevi.

Here are some of the real and reel look alike movie characters. Take a look...

Real and Reel Look-Alike Movie Characters:

Sonakshi Sinha

Sona who will be next seen in Holiday has donned a look which is similar to Laila Ali.


In Himmatwala remake, Tamannah looked like Sridevi who played the lead role in the classic hit film.

Prachi Desai

Prachi Desai revived the Bobby moment of Dimple Kapadia with her ditto dress and look in Once Upon A Time In Mumbai.

Antara Mali

Antara like many Madhuri fans carried several ditto looks of Madhuri in her movie, Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon.

Katrina Kaif

Seeing Katrina Kaif in Rajneeti reminds us of the strong female leader, Sonia Gandhi. Similar khadi and cotton sarees, no makeup and waving hands.

Priyanka Chopra

In Teri Meri Kahaani, Priyanka was a look-alike of Mumtaz. The former Miss World wore the same patterned saree, carried the same hairstyle, showed off the ditto pout, and danced like Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyaar Ke Charche moves.

Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor gave a tribute to the famous Charlie Chaplin in Awara and Shree 420.

Sanjay Dutt

The scary Kancha cheena look of Sanjay in Agneepath was inspired by Marlon Brando's look in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

Rani Mukerji

Rani re-lived the reel movie character of Sridevi in Aiyyaa. She wore the famous blue saree like Sridevi wore in Mr. India.

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