We see actors portraying different roles in distinct movies, but it is hard to play an opposite-gender character. For a woman, it is hard to act as a man, and for a man, it is hard to be a woman. But if someone manages to do the role perfectly, they are the real actors. Here are some male characters who acted as women in movies.
1. Manu Dada
Manu Dada was played by Sharukh Khan in the 1998 action film Duplicate. This film was directed by
. The main cast of this film is Sharukh Khan,
. This film is about a don who was wronged by his people and seeks vengeance by posing as a chef. In this film, the character Manu Dada plays a woman who tries to woo a criminal.
Suhaan was played by
in the 2006 romantic film Jaan-E-Mann. This film was directed by
. The main actors in this film are Salman Khan, ,
. This film is about two men fighting over a woman. Suhaan portrays the character of a woman in this film.
3. Inspector Amar Damjee
Amar Damjee was played by
in the 1995 romantic film Baazi. This film was directed by Aashutosh Gowariker. The main actors in this film are Aamir Khan,
, and Avatar Gill. This film is about an inspector assigned to investigate a scandal, and he finds out who the person behind the scandal is, but he gets framed for murder. In this film, the inspector plays a woman who tries to catch a criminal.
4. Ashok, Kumar, And Mamaji
Ashok was played by , Kumar was played by
, and Mamaji was played by
in the 2014 comedy film Humshakals. This film was directed by
, and the main cast is Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Tamannah, and
. This film is about three pairs of identical people who meet in real life and have problems. In this film, the characters Ashok, Kumar, and Mamaji portray women.
Gopi was played by Govinda in the 1998 comedy film Aunty No 1. This film was directed by
. The main actors in this film are Govinda,
. This film is about a man who disguises himself as a woman to help his friends with their love lives. In this film, Gopi is portrayed as a woman.
Kishan was played by Riteish Deshmukh in the 2006 romance film Apna Sapna Money Money. This film was directed by
. The main cast of this film is Riteish Deshmukh,
. This film is about a peaceful area that is left havoc when it is filled with eccentric people.
7. Dev, Salim
In the 1975 action film Rafoo Chakkar,
played Dev, and Paul Paintal played Salim. This film was directed by
. The main actors in this film were Rishi Kapoor, Neethu Singh,
, and Asrani. This film is about two men who are suspected of murder, disguised as women, and joins a musical band. In this film, Dev and Kanhaiyalal portray a woman.
8. Ashok Azad
Ashok was played by
in the 1963 comedy film
. This film was directed by
. The main actors in this film are Shammi Kapoor,
, and Pran. This film is about a man, Ashok, who is always ready to cheat people with sweet talk. But when he falls in love, his behavior changes.
Heera was played by in the 1981 drama film Laawaris. This film was directed by
. The main cast of this film is Amitabh Bachchan,
. This film is about a man meeting his biological father. In this film, Heera played the role of a woman for a song.
10. Jaiprakash Paswan
Jaiprakash was played by
in the 1997 comedy film Chachi 420. This film was directed by Kamal Haasan. The main cast of this film includes Tabu, Kamal Haasan,
, and Paresh Rawal. This film is about a man who disguises himself as a woman to meet his daughter. Jaiprakash plays the role of a woman in this film.