Bollywood makers are often known to go the extra mile to grab the attention of audiences. Hence sometimes they get a megastar to make an appearance in the film. There are various examples of such instances where celebs joined the star cast of the movie and played themselves on the screen. In either way, having a star playing themselves on screen really creates a buzz around the film.
So, let’s find out which stars have portrayed themselves in movies in Bollywood:
1) Dharmendra in Guddi
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A movie based on Bollywood, Guddi has a plot revolving around the character of Jaya Bachchan as she falls in love with Dharmendra, who is playing himself in the movie. The movie released in 1971, was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and written by Gulzar.
2) Salman Khan in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
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In Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Katrina Kaif is a big fan of Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor claims to know him. To save Ranbir out of embarrassment, Salman acts as himself in front of Katrina. Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi the film went down well with the audiences. The Dabangg star also did a cameo as himself in the film Phata Poster Nikla Hero.
3) Sunil Shetty in Welcome
Welcome, a comedy film starring actors such as Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar in important roles, invited Sunil Shetty portraying himself for a short while in the film. Welcome too, was loved immensely by the audiences.
4) Bobby Deol in Nanhe Jaisalmer
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Nanhe Jaisalmer – A Dream Come True – psychological thriller' film directed by Samir Karnik featuring Bobby Deol and child actor Dwij Yadav in the title role.
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Nanhe Jaisalmer – A Dream Come True was a 2007 psychological thriller, the film featured Bobby Deol as himself. It revolves around the story of a young child eager to meet his favourite star, Bobby Deol. The film was rewarded by the certificate of excellence at the California Children Film Festival.
5) Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in Ki and Ka
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Starring Kareen Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor in lead roles, Ki and Ka showed a different side of relationships, had a short cameo of the evergreen couple of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, also, funnily the whole scene was shot at their real residence in Mumbai.