22 actors who played TRIPLE ROLES in Bollywood

Here is the list of actors who had played triple or more roles in a film:


Actor: Mehmood
Movie: Humjoli (1970)
In HUMJOLI, Mehmood played the triple role imitating the Kapoor clan by portraying Prithiviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor. 


Actor: I.S. Johar
Movie: Johny Mera Naam (1970)
He essayed the characters of Pehle Ram (Palmist) / Dooja Ram / Teeja Ram in Dev Anand starrer Johny Mera Naam. His performance was so much appreciated that he went on to win Filmfare Best Comedian Award. 




Actor: Dilip Kumar
Movie: Bairaag (1976)
Dilip Kumar was acclaimed for his triple-role in the film and also received a Filmfare nomination for Best Actor. 




Actor: Asrani
Movie: Hum Nahin Sudhrenge (1980)
This film was also directed by Asrani.




Actor: Amitabh Bachchan
Movie: Mahaan (1983)
In the movie, Amitabh Bachchan essayed the role of Amit, a lawyer on the run and he also palyed the role of Amit's two sons who were twins.





Actor: Rajinikanth
Movie: John Jani Janardhan (1984)
 It is a remake of the 1982 Tamil film Moondru Mugam which starred Rajinikanth and Raadhika. It was successful at the box office and completed 100 days run at the box office





Actor: Kader Khan
Movie: The Don (1995)
In this Mithun starrer Khader Khan plays role of Chaprasi Rajaram/Principal Amarnath/Prof. Raghav.





Actor: Shahrukh Khan
Movie: English Babu Desi Mem (1996)
This film features Shahrukh Khan in a triple role as Gopal Mayur and his sons Hari and Vikram.




Actor: Mithun Chakraborty
Movie: Rangbaaz (1996)
Rangbaaz is unofficial remake of Tridev where Mithun plays all 3 roles of Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff & Naseeruddin Shah.




Actor: Dharmendra
Movie: Jeeo Shaan Se (1997)
Our desi He-man plays triple role in this box-office dud which also stars Vikas Bhalla & Monica Bedi.






Actor: Johny Lever
Movie: Achanak  (1998)
Johny Lever also don't stayed behind in donning triple role. He does it in Govinda starrer Achanak.




Actor: Paresh Rawal
Movie: Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
Originally, Paresh Rawal was only approached by director Dibakar Banerjee to play the role of Gogi. He was then convinced by the director to also take on the role of Dr. Handa, and finally the role of Lucky's father.




Actor: Saif Ali Khan/Reteish Deshmukh/Ram Kapoor
Movie: Humshakals (2014)
This Sajid Khan debacle had Saif Ali Khan, Ram Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh in triple roles. 



Actor: Rajinikanth
Movie: Kochadaiiyaan (2014)
India's first photorealistic motion capture film, Kochadaiiyaan had Rajikanth in triple role again after John Jani Janardhan.





There are few movies in which actors have multiple (more than 3) roles. Those are-



Movie: Whats your Raashee? (2009)
Actress: Priyanka Chopra [12 roles]
Priyanka Chopra plays 12 characters, depicting the signs of the zodiac; each character has traits related to her astrological sign.The movie is based on the Gujarati novel "Kimball Ravenswood" by Madhu Rye.





Movie: Dashavataram (2010)

Actor: Kamal Haasan [10 roles]
Kamal Haasan, who also wrote the screenplay and story of the film, plays ten distinct roles. Asin appears in two roles and Mallika Sherawat plays a subsidiary role. 




Movie: Naya din Nayi raat (1974)
Actor: Sanjeev Kumar [9 roles]
The film is famous as Sanjeev Kumar reprised the nine-role epic performance by Sivaji Ganesan in Navarathri (1964).





Movie: Hadh kar di Aapne (2000)
Actor: Govinda [6 roles]
Govinda enacted 6 roles in the movie. He plays  his grandparents,uncle, mother & sister in the movie.



Movie:  Badhti ka naam dadhi (1974)
Actor: Kishore Kumar [5 roles]
Kishore Kumar as Theatre Owner / Police Commissioner / Director / Constable in the movie.






Movie: Pehla Pehla Pyar (1994)
Actor: Kader Khan [5 roles]
Kader Khan plays 5 roles in this film, which is a copy of the Hollywood classic, Roman Holiday




Movie: Gaja Gamini (2000)
Actress: Madhuri Dixit [5 roles]
In this M.F. Hussain directed movie Madhuri Dixir essayed five character named Gaja Gamini/Sangita/Shakuntala/Monika/Mona Lisa.



Movie: Trinetra (1991)
Actor: Laxmikant Berde [4 roles]
Laxmikand plays roles of Ajit / Akbar / Anthony / Amar in the movie.





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