KAMINEY is the latest experimentation in unique genre of double roles in the world of filmmaking. Double roles are unique creation of the world of cinema but it has been perfected by the Indian film fraternity to such an extent that they create a make believe world where the differentiation could either be projection of a flaw in persona in one character showing mean streak while other being a perfect guy, the other variant being the one guy being a serious one other being a comic caper. The advent of double roles provides an actor to experiment with the entire genre that he might be having the opinion as being his strengths in acting. The experiment was facilitated by resorting to the gimmick of separation at childbirth and growing in different surrounding providing the scope for experimentation with double roles. KAMINEY. Some of the significant milestones of Indian cinema that attained cult status are being enumerated below as a re-run of this glorious saga, underlining element being that most of the double role films have been a huge success commercially.
It was the first film in which Dev Anand enacted the double role and it was one of the most significant milestones of his career, with his effervescent songs composed by Jaidev, most popular being '' Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya''.