Actors and actresses find it challenging to live in one role in a story but if a fantasy story demands them to act in dual roles, then they have to face a huge challenge to pull it off successfully. Several actors have managed that with great success and let’s look at that..
Akkineni Nageswara RaoHe is the man who started the trend in Telugu Cinema. The legendary actor even acted in nine roles in a single film, Navratri. But he started the trend with Iddaru Mithrulu, which has been a dictionary for many films later. Govula Goppanna, Buddimanthudu are several examples of his great movies where he acted in dual roles.
Nandamuri Taraka RamaraoAnother Legendary actor of Telugu Cinema, NTR also appeared in dual roles in many films. He took ANR’s social experiment a bit further to folklore and mythological films too. He did the majorly successful Ramudu Bheemudu to try it out and then experimented it out as Lord Krishna and Duryodhana in the movie, Sri Krishna Pandaveeyam. After than in many movies he acted in dual roles but his greatest experiment Dana Veera Sura Karna where he acted in three roles and also directed the movie is majorly appreciated in all of them!
KrishnaSuperstar Krishna is known for his experiments and also for the movies where he acted in more than one role too. He is the other actor than the two legends to act in more number dual role film. His Bandiodu Gundamma, Simhasanam, Agniparvatham, Manavudu Danavudu have been most popular among the movies.
ChiranjeeviActor Chiranjeevi made a name for himself as Megastar with Khaidi and when he tried out dual roles, he made the audience fall in love with him double time. He acted in Rowdy Alludu, Manchi Donga, Sneham Kosam, Andarivadu in dual roles. Even in his comeback movie, Khaidi No.150 he did a dual role. He did a triple role in Mosagallaku Mosagadu.
Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan is none for his experiments and the actor did act in multiple roles in many movies. Apoorva Sahodarulu, Dance Master, Indrudu Chandrudu, Dasavatharam, Bharateeyudu, Michael Madana Kamaraju are the best examples of his movies where he acted more than one role.
Akkineni NagarjunaNagarjuna acted for the first time in a dual role in his movie, Hello Brother. The movie is revered as a comedy classic in Telugu. The movie has been made as Judwaa in Hindi with Salman Khan and the movie is getting a sequel too. After that he acted in a dual role in Yeduruleni Manishi and then as a ghost and also young doctor in his recent blockbuster, Soggade Chinni Nayana.
VenkateshVenkatesh acted in dual roles in movies like Suryavamsam, Devi Puthrudu. Also, in the movie Jayamandera, the actor did dual role.
Nandamuri BalakrishnaBalakrishna did act in dual roles in a mythology, a devotional movie and a science fiction film. Also, in a mass movie he did act in dual roles. The movies are Sri Krishnaarjuna Vijayam, Aditya 369, Pandurangadu and Apoorva Sahodarulu. Also, he did dual roles in Maatho Pettukoku, Peddannayya as well.
PrabhasActor Prabhas did make dual roles in the movies, Billa and Baahubali. Billa is the first film where he showed the real variation he can bring to a film as Billa and Ranga. In Baahubali, he took it to the next level as Shivudu and Amarendra Baahubali.
Jr. NTRJr. NTR living upto the legacy of Nandamuri clan, did try his hand at dual roles. His role in Adhurs as become a classic and a reference to the actors who try brahmin role in any movie. He is doing a triple role in his next movie, Jai Lava Kusa.
Ram CharanRam Charan Tej did try out the famous mass formula that worked like a magic for his father, Chiranjeevi in Nayak. The movie became a Superhit.
Ravi TejaMass Maharaja, Ravi Teja tried his hand at dual roles in the movie, Vikramarkudu. Also, in Daruvu we can see him in a dual role.
GopichandActor Gopichand also tried his hand at a dual role. He did it in his latest movie, Goutham Nanda. Many mass audience appreciated him in the two roles.
NaniActor Nani tried dual roles in the movies, Jenda Pai Kapiraju and Gentleman. He is successful the second time. He is once again trying it out in his latest movie, KrishnaArjuna Yuddham with Merlapaka Gandhi as director.