Comedy films are the hallmarks of the Bollywood film industry. Be it a Romcom or dark satire, Bollywood comedy films are determined to entertain the audience with diverse interests. These exceptionally good movies occupy the top spots of the popularity charts in the category of best evergreen films in Bollywood. Although the dominating genre is comedy, they come with impeccable storylines to entice fun lovers every single time. Years have passed yet most of the comedy movies stayed as fresh and entertaining as they were when they were first released. We have compiled a list of the 6 best Bollywood movies you shouldn’t miss. Watch these funniest films and laugh until your belly begins to ache!
Hera Pheri: When it comes to Bollywood comedies, “Hera Pheri” is the cult classic that pains the audience’s ribs with laughter even to this day. The movie, which was released in 2000, was a remake of the Malayalam film named “Ramji Rao Speaking.” This cult classic casts the A-list stars including Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Mukesh Khanna, and Tabu. This laughter medicine is a perfect blend of comedy, romance, love, and suspense. The storyline revolves around a funny trio, who are in a constant struggle to escape from a kidnapping case. The trio Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, and Sunil Shetty carry the storyline with comic deftness and engrosses the viewers with their spontaneity and comedy timing. The three Bollywood stars keep you engaged with their perfect comic body language. “Hera Pheri” is understandably still the comedy movie king of Bollywood and you will learn why once you watch the movie. If you are a comedy genre lover, you will regret missing out on “Hera Pheri.”
- 3 Idiots: Besides attracting a lot of criticism, 3 idiots” has been lauded for its uniqueness in comedy movie style. It is a unique combination of comedy and social issues, which has been considered the first of its kind. Although it has raged controversy for its boldness, the movie has been one of the highest-grossing films of Bollywood. “3 Idiots” is also known for making its way into China. The 2009 movie was inspired by the “Five Point Someone” by Chetan Bhagat. This highest-grossing film has cast the Mr.Perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan, and the Bebo of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor. Nonetheless, to say, Aamir Khan has been more than successful in pulling off a comedy character and entertains the audience every single time.
Gol Maal: A few movies continue to occupy the top places in the populist charts for decades to come. “Gol Maal” is a perfect example of one such film. This 1979 film is praised by both the viewers and critics alike. The Hrishikesh Mukherjee-directed film casts Amol Palekar, Bindiya Goswami, Deven Verma, Subha Kothe, and Manju Singh. The cast will forever be remembered for their fun roles in “Gol Maal” for the years to come. The story takes hilarious turns from the moment Ram Prasad lies about his hockey match and having twins to his employer Bhavani and from then there is no downturn to the laughter roller coaster till the end. This movie must be on everyone’s watch list, anyone who has a fancy for Bollywood comedies.
Hungama: Words fall short to explain the fun-bucket that the movie “Hungama” is. “Hungama” is a 2003 romcom that makes the audience ROFL throughout the film. The film revolves around a village businessman, who moves to the city and gets troubled with a mistaken identity. Although the movie is a comedy genre, it entices the audience with an equal proportion of suspense. Comedy lovers will never get bored of the film and feel fresh every single time. The cast of Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen, Akshaye Khanna, and Rajpal Yadav never fails to make you burst out in laughter. It is another box office hit that you must never miss to watch. “Hungama” always comes to your rescue in every mood. It is very brilliant for the writer and director to provide a film that is filled with relatable characters and an overwhelming amount of fun even after a decade.
Gol Maal – Fun Unlimited: “Gol Maal – Fun Unlimited” is the sure-shot winner of comedy lines in Bollywood. The comic timing and fun lines stay intact even after a decade. The all-time fun bomb casts Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Paresh Rawal, Sharman Joshi, Rimi Sen, and Tushar Kapoor in the lead roles. In an attempt to make money out of pranking others, the 4 best friends including Gopal, Lucky, Laxman, and Madhav, make a fool out of themselves and create a mess. The larger plot entails when they take refuge in the house of a middle-aged blind couple to escape from a loan fiasco. The fun journey begins as the middle-aged couple mistakes one of them as their grandson. The lead cast keeps you engaged in laughter without giving a break. Even though a tinge of sentiment is involved in the film, you will never feel short of fun and get overwhelmed for even days after watching the film.
Biggest Blockbuster of 2007 hasn’t lost it humorous charm. The movie has a stellar cast, making it, even more, better because of their amazing acting skills and comic timings. The movie’s star cast includes Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Nana Patekar, Katrina Kaif, Paresh Rawal, Mallika Sherawat and many more. The story revolves around two thugs who meet Rajeev (Akshay Kumar) and want to fix their sister’s wedding with him because he is from a respectable family. However, Rajeev’s uncle (Paresh Rawal) refuses the proposal and after that, a series of hilarious, ridiculously unbelievable, cheesy moments occur making the movie one of the most liked comedy movies in Bollywood. “Welcome” is very welcoming if you allow yourself to be invited. It is not the most clever script but indeed the funniest.
Comedy movies are quick go-to choices for any occasion, timing, and anyone or everyone. Even if you are not a great admirer of the comedy genre, the above movies will make you want to fall in love with Bollywood comic movies. Bollywood has always displayed its exceptional skills in pulling off comic skills with great ease. You hardly find any two Bollywood comedy movies similar and that makes every single movie a fresh fun experience for you. All the above 5 Bollywood comedy movies are classic hits and you will regret not watching them if you miss them. So, What are you waiting for? Escape into the world of laughter with these timeless comedy hits.