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Male Actors Who Played Female Roles In Movies

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Published: Saturday, May 3, 2014, 1:01 [IST]

Seeing a handsome male character turning into a female in movie roles adds a different fun element on-screen. After watching the trailer of Sajid Khan's upcoming comedy, Humshakals, we are surprised. Lead roles Saif Ali Khan, Ritesh Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor have taken the look of a woman in the comedy movie.

While we have seen Ritesh doing the female role before, Saif and television star Ram Kapoor are donning the lady look for the first time on-screen. Saif has done a short cameo in Cocktail where he was applied red lipstick and also wore a lingerie. However, seeing the male actor in a full-fledged female role might add more laughter.

There are many male actors who played female roles in Bollywood. Govinda, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Shreyas Talpade, Kamal Hassan and Shahid Kapoor are some of the male actors who played female roles in Bollywood movies.

Even yesteryear stars like Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor have also played female roles. Here is a list of male actors who played female roles in Bollywood movies.

Actors Who Played Female Roles In Movies:

Saif Ali Khan, Ritesh Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor

Humshakals stars have picked up some sassy female roles in their upcoming comedy flick.

Ritesh Deshmukh

Ritesh has done some female roles in Apna Sapna Money Money. His look, acting and gestures made people fall in love with the comedian actor!

Ajay Devgn, Tushar Kapoor, Arshad Varsi and Shreyas Talpade

In Golmaal sequel, Ajay, Tushar, Arshad and Shreyas looked like women in different outfits.

Salman Khan

Even the handsome macho man Salman Khan has played the role of a woman in Jaan-E-Man. Wearing a halter-neck pink dress and blonde wig, Sallu could not hide his masculine body in the outfit!

Shahrukh Khan

SRK is another male actors who played a female role in Bollywood movie, Duplicate.

Shreyas Talpade

Shreyas has pulled off the woman look in several films with sophistication and perfect acting! From Paying Guest to Golmaal 2, Shreyas looked like a pretty woman.

Shahid Kapoor

In Milenge Milenge, Shahid took the female role. Dressed up in top and jeans with blonde wig, Shahid looked cute!

Kamal Hassan

Kamal made us laugh like crazy in the comedy movie Chachi 420. The makeup and overall look was so finely done that it was hard to make out that it is Kamal Hassan!

Aamir Khan

Aamir did an item song, Dole Dole Dil in a female role. The item song from the movie Baazi was not his last stop. Aamir turned into a woman for television ads as well. We have seen Aamir as a woman in Tata Sky, Coco Cola and Godrej ads.

Akshay Kumar and Deepak Tijori

In1992's hit film, Khiladi, Akshay and Deepak Tijori added a lot of comedy in women clad roles.

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