Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan, Hrithik Roshan in Krrish: Actors who played double role of father and son

Shah Rukh Khan’s double role in Jawan has left fans in awe – as the revengeful father and a bold son, SRK impressed in both the characters. In the past, this feat has been successfully achieved by actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Prabhas. Read on to know more about these instances.

​Hrithik Roshan in Krrish

This superhero franchise started off with Rohit Mehta aka Hrithik Roshan being gifted with supernatural powers. The saga continued with Rohit’s son, Krrish inheriting the supernatural powers. The 2006 release Krrish brought both the Hrithiks together, giving the audience a true visual treat.


​Prabhas in Baahubali

The biggest hit of Prabhas’ career starred him in a double role, that of father and son. He shone as crown prince Amarendra Baahubali in the first part and also won the audience as his son Mahendra Baahubali. His heroic character in both the parts was hailed by fans and continues to be remembered as an iconic performance.

​Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan

This blockbuster features Shah Rukh Khan in a double avatar of a father who has been wronged and called a traitor, while the son is trying to clear his father’s name and legacy. Fans got to witness a double whammy of SRK, which has emerged as a huge treat! Shah Rukh Khan as the father aka Vikram is fierce, while SRK as the cop Azaad is equally impressive.

​Amitabh Bachchan in Sooryavansham

Amitabh Bachchan essayed a double role in the 1999 release Sooryavansham. He essayed the role of the dramatic sarpanch Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh and also the character of his meek son Heera Thakur. The actor delivered ace performances in this entertainer, which has achieved cult status over the years.