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title role

the role of the character after whom a play, etc., is named
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The teaser introduces Zafar in the titular role of a gangster with a heart of gold and a capacity for humour; also a penchant for a designer wardrobe.
Russell Crowe's gruff muttering and machismo wear thin in the titular role of a Roman general who, after being betrayed by the slimy new Emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), sees a chance to avenge himself as a masked warrior in the Colosseum.
Macron would find himself in virtually a titular role, with a hostile prime minister holding most executive powers.
11 crore for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', in which she is doing the titular role.
Lewis Smallman in the titular role was gripping and his routines were funny, sad, and the transformative piece, where Billy realises the strength of his dream to become a professional dancer, was incredibly moving.
Fiennes will play the titular role and Redgrave Queen Margaret in the play, which is transferring from London's Almeida Theatre.
In yDOB's production, tenors Erdem Erdoy-an and HE-seyin Likos take turns in the titular role of Doctor Faust, who makes a deal with the devil to retain his youth, while a rotating cast of bass singers Zafer ErdaE-, Tuncay Kurtoy-lu and GE[micro]khan E[pounds sterling]rben perform the part of Mephistopheles, the devil.
2010/PG) Robin Hood Film4, 9pm Ridley Scott's revamp sees Russell Crowe adopt the titular role.
Shahid's titular role in Vishal Bharadwaj's Haider fetched him the Best Actor award while PC's incarnation of Olympian boxer Mary Kom got her the Best Actress award.
Oscar-winning film Omar, directed by Hany Abu-Assad, stars Adam Bakri in the titular role and Leem Lubany as his girlfriend Nadia.
She starred in the 1980s sitcom "I Married Dora'' in the titular role as a housekeeper from El Salvador who weds her employer to avoid deportation.
A classy box set of the archival radio recording of Smetana's opera Libuse with Marie Podvalova in the titular role is one of the most notable projects so far this year.