It's always interesting to observe how an actor interprets a specific role. Some Tamil movie stars, however, have starred as both heroes and villains. Here is a list of the top 10 Tamil movies with heroes in dual roles, one as a hero and one as a villain.
Vikram Kumar's science fiction film 24 was released in 2016. Suriya, the actor, has three roles in the movie. It tells the tale of a watch that allows its wearer to control time and go into the past and future. Producing the motion picture are K. E. Gnanavelraja and Suriya. This movie has numerous twists and turns from beginning to end. It is a must-watch story. The movie reportedly made over Rupees 50 crore within its first week in theaters around the world.
Gokul is the author and director of the 2016 horror film Kaashmora. The movie was released on the occasion of Diwali. Karthi portrayed both the antagonist, Kaashmora, and the movie's hero,
, in the same scene. The first half of the film is filled with comedy, followed by a severe second half.
A 2016 action thriller movie is called Iru Mugan.
wrote and directed the film. In the movie,
played both a good guy and a bad guy. He was convincing as both a criminal scientist and a suspended RAW agent. His portrayal of a transgender person and his acting technique have won over many fans. The action in the film was one of its most noteworthy aspects. The movie was a box office smash and earned favorable reviews.
Sowkarpettai is a 2016 Tamil comedy-horror film. It is directed by Vadivudaiyan. The film features Srikanth and Lakshmi Rai in the leading roles. This film is a mixture of horror, love, emotions, sentiments, and a thrilling commercial. The lead stars of the film managed to perform well. Rai Lakshmi has done a wonderful job.
played a dual role in this film.
The Tamil science fiction action film Enthiran was released in 2010. S. Shankar was the film's writer and director. Superstars Rajni and Aishwarya both did fantastic work. Additionally, Shankar, the film's director, produced an exquisite, world-class work of art. In this movie, Rajinikanth played Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti, respectively. There are two movies in the two-part series. Enthiran, which came out in 2010, and 2.0, which came out in 2018, were the first and second movies, respectively.
did a fantastic job in the 2008 release of Dasavatharam. The director of the film was K. S. Ravikumar. In Dasavatharam, where he played the villain and hero, the actor set a global record by taking on ten separate roles. The film is undoubtedly the year's biggest box office hit. The movie earned $200 million worldwide and received overwhelmingly favorable reviews from the audience.
Varalaru is a 2006 Indian film. The director of the film was K. S. Ravikumar. In the movie, Ajith played the parts of a father and his two sons. The movie was remade in Odia as Tu Mo Dehara Chhai and in Kannada as Godfather. The movie, which was released to theaters on the festival of Diwali, had a spectacular opening.
In the movie Aalavandhan, Kamal Hassan, the most outstanding actor in Tamil cinema, played both a hero and a villain. A 2001 Indian psychological action thriller movie called Aalavandhan. A distinct fan following exists for this movie. This movie also won The National Film Award for Best Special Effects. S. Thanu produced it, while
directed it. Twin brothers with disparate worldviews are the subject of the movie's plot.
An Indian film in Tamil from 2007 is titled Azhagiya Tamil Magan. Bharathan is the film's director. In the movie, the actor Vijay played two characters—one dishonest and the other dishonest. Average reviews were given to the romantic thriller, which underperformed at the box office. The film's primary flaw is that it frequently takes a predictable course. The movie debuted in Malaysia's top ten Asian box office lists. The movie received a restricted re-release in Kerala in 2021.
S. J. Suryah wrote and directed the 1999 Tamil thriller movie Vaali. In this movie, Ajith played both twin brothers, marking the first time in his career that he has performed dual roles. This movie became one of Tamil cinema's biggest successes. Ajith's portrayals as the antagonist and the protagonist, both were positively received. For his work, he received the Filmfare Award. The Central Board of Film Certification gave the movie Vaali an 'A' rating for censorship.