While many people are wondering who the real villain in Ek Villain is? There floats a new rumour in the industry that Shraddha Kapoor may be essaying a double role in Ek Villain. She isn't the first actress to be doing so, there are many A-list actresses who have done double roles in Bollywood.
The first double role in Bollywood movies was played by Ashok Kumar in the film, Kismet. The story of which was written and directed by Gyan Mukherjee and produced by Bombay Talkies during the Second World War period. The film is said to have been one of the biggest hits in the history of Hindi cinema. Ashok Kumar played the role of Shekhar and Madan in the film.
Coming to actresses, I think it was Nargis who first essayed double role on-screen. While her pairing with Raj Kapoor is still talked about today, she played the role of a courtesan and heiress in the movie Anhonee. Her performance as both Mohini and Roop won her many accolades and Nargis Dutt ended up winning all hearts.
Even Rakhee Gulzar's double role performance in Sharmilee placed her as the top actress in her generation. As far as Shraddha Kapoor is concerned, a newspaper reported that she may allegedly be playing a double role in her upcoming movie Ek Villain. Even Anushka Sharma reportedly had that lip job for her double role in Bombay Velvet.
Whether the actresses will be seen in double role or not, we bring to you a list of actresses who have done double roles in Bollywood. Actresses who did double roles like how Shraddha Kapoor might be playing in Ek Villain:
The actress will apparently play a double role in Mohit Suri's upcoming film, Ek Villain, which also stars actors Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh.
According to sources, actress Anushka Sharma will be playing a double role in Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet.
Jacqueline Fernandez has a double role in Vikramjit Singh's upcoming film, Roy. One of her roles is said to be that of a movie director.
Deepika was seen in a double role in Chandhini Chowk To China, where she played both a simple girl and a martial art expert.
Bipasha Basu was seen in a double role in Dhoom 2. While one was of a police officer, the other role was of a fun loving girl who falls for Uday's character in the movie.
Priyanka Chopra was seen in 12 roles in the movie What's Your Rashee!
In Dushmann, Kajol played the role of twin sisters, one was a simple girl, while the other was a tom boy character.
Madhuri was seen in a double role in two movies Sangeet and Aasoo Bane Angaarey.
Sridevi has played double roles in films like Khuda Gawah, Lamhe and Chaalbaaz.
Seeta Aur Geeta is perhaps Hema Malini's most loved film in her career. As Geeta she's bold, feisty and lives on her own terms while Seeta is very shy and simple.