Friday, June 19, 2009

Bollywood Actors who have played real life characters:

Here is the list of Bollywood actors and actresses who have played real life characters:

1. Amitabh Bachchan: It was widely believed that the role Big B played in Sarkar was similar to Bal Thackeray. Though Ram Gopal Verma denied this fact and said the movie was a tribute to The Godfather, he did keep a special screening for the Thackerays

2.Vinod Khanna: Vinod Khanna played the role of Don
Varadarajan Muniswami Mudaliar aka Vardhabhai, in the movie Dayavan. The film directed by Feroz Khan was a remake of the Tamil superhit Nayakan by Mani Rathnam.

3. Sushmita Sen: Sushmita Sen debuted in 1994 with a movie called Dastak. A movie on the lines of Darr, it was about a man obsessed with Miss. Universe Sushmita Sen. Of course, the events were not real.

4. Suchitra Sen: Suchitra Sen played the role of the then prime-minister Indira Gandhi (or so it was rumored) in the movie Aandhi (1975). Sanjeev Kumar played her husband.

5.Sachin Khedekar: Sachin Khedekar played the part of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Bose-A Forgotten Hero (2005)

6. Ajay Devgan and Bobby Deol: Both played the role of Bhagat Singh in two movies but Ajay Devgan's The Legend of Bhagat Singh was critically acclaimed, and Ajay Devgan won a National Award for the film.

7. Dilip Prabhavalkar:
Dilip Prabhavalkar played the role of Gandhi to perfection in Lagey Raho Munnabhai and also won the National Award for his performance. View other actors who played Gandhi here.

8. Seema Biswas: Seema Biswas was superb in the role of Phulan Devi in Shekhar Kapoor's Bandit Queen.

9. Rekha: Rekha played the role of Umrao Jaan in the movie by the same name in 1981. Of course, JP Dutta later ruined the remake with Aishwarya Rai as Umrao Jaan.

10. Aishwarya Rai: AISHWARYA RAI LOVES PLAYING ROLES THAT ARE CLOSER TO REALITY. She played Jodhaa in Akbar Jodhaa,
Kiranjit Ahluwalia the victim of domestic violence in Provoked or the role in the lines of Kokilaben in the biopic Guru.

11.Hrithik Roshan: Hrithik Roshan gave his career best performance in the role of Akbar in the movie Jodhaa Akbar. Of course, the role has also been essayed by Prithviraj Kapoor in the movie Mughal-E-Azam.

12. Abhishek Bachchan: Abhishek Bachchan played the role of Dhirubhai Ambani in the biopic Guru.

13. Aamir Khan: Aamir Khan played the role of Mangal Pandey, the first Indian freedom fighter in the movie-The Rising. As for the movie, well Rani looked hot (sorry for an irony filled sentence, but so was the movie!)

14. Shahrukh Khan: Shahrukh Khan played the role of emperor Asoka in the movie by the same name in the year 2001. The movie did average business.

15. Manoj Bajpai: Manoj Bajpai loosely played the role of the feared and revered Mumbai-based don Arun Gawli. Though Manoj Bajpai's character Bhiku Mhatre dies in the movie, Arun Gawli has turned social worker and politican.

16. Shiney Ahuja: Shiney Ahuja, who is now in the hands of law, played the character of Abu Salem in the movie Gangster. This is Shiney Ahuja's most succesful film to date. Incidentally, it is believed that Shiney Ahuja will be shifted to the same cell where Abu Salem is cooling his heels. Shiney Ahuja also played Mahesh Bhatt, the famous Bollywood director in Woh Lamhe.

17. Kangana Ranaut: Kangana Ranaut, the best actresses in Bollywood according to Bollywood Trends, has breathed life into real life characters. She was excellent in the movie Woh Lamhe, based on Parveen Bhabhi's life. Kangana Ranaut also loosely played the riches to rags story of model Gitanjali in the movie Fashion, which won her many awards.

18.Ranbir Kapoor: Ranbir Kapoor will possibly play the role of Rajiv Gandhi in the movie Rajniti.

19. Katrina Kaif: Touted as what Bollywood Trends believes is Katrina Kaif's best performance, she will be playing the role of Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi in Rajniti.

20. Kareena Kapoor: With Katrina Kaif playing a real life character, can her friend Kareena Kapoor sit back and watch? No way, she will be playing the role of Jessica Lal in the movie tentatively titled Who Killed Jessica directed by
Rajkumar Gupta of Aamir fame.


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