5 Bollywood male actors who played female role


  1. Kamal Hassan

Kamal Hassan is one of the most realistic actors who played a female character with a lot of grace in Chachi 420. Kamal got it right from all angle – from his voice, his gesture, style, his look and everything was pulled off as a genuine elderly lady by the actor. One could barely tell the difference.

2. Aamir Khan

Aamir made for one of the prettiest ladies in Bollywood when he essayed a female character for a song sequence in his film Baazi. Aamir is known as the perfectionist actor and he proved it with the song. He also plays different shades the opposite gender for few advertisements like Tata Sky and Coca-Cola.

3. Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor in the 70s when he was at the peak of his career, played the female character for the film Rafoo Chakkar. Rishi Kapoor looked stunning in the film as a woman. His wife Neetu Singh was also there in the film.

4. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most loved actors in Bollywood and in his career he had played several characters and one of them was the role of a female. It was for the superhit song “Mere Angene Mein, Tumhara Kya Kaam Hai‘ from Lawaaris. The song sequence became a major hit especially due to Amitabh‘s performance in drag wear.

5. Govinda

Govinda has done several films and he is one of the finest actors in Bollywood, and when it comes to comedy no one can beat him.  And one cannot forget Govinda when we think of male actors in female roles.  Govinda in Aunty No. 1 was one of them where he played the female character with much enthusiasm and provided a lot of entertainment to the audience.