Often, we get to see men portraying women in Bollywood movies. In the distant past, social compulsions led to such cases. In the recent past, such cases have proliferated based on the need to amuse the masses. Some were essayed in an artistic manner. Many others were crude attempts at entertaining the front benches in movie halls.
Here is an interesting post on the subject.
BOLLYWOOD’S ‘DRAG QUEEN’ ACTS
March 5, 2016 by ashokbhatia