If someone asks which is your favorite Bollywood comedy movie, then which movie comes first in your mind? There are so many movies, right? But for some movies, we still remember their dialogues, songs, punch lines and characters.
There are so many genres in movies like drama, comedy, action, romantic and horror movies.
Here we are going to talk about comedy genres and there are more than 100 best comedy movies in the list but we shortlisted top 10 Bollywood comedy movies.
1. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
This movie was released in 1983 by director Kundan Shah who won Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film. In this movie, two professional photographers start a studio and then get an assignment. During this assignment, they got some suspicious report about Bombay real estate. They find Bombay’s one of the top builder bribed municipal commissioner. The best scene of this movie is during the Mahabharat play, where all the characters come one by one and create comedy on set. The main cast in this movie is Naseeruddin Shah as Vinod Chopra, Ravi Baswani as Sudhir Mishra, Om Puri as Ahuja, Pankaj Kapur as Tarneja, Satish Shah as D’Mello (Municipal Commissioner).
This is one of the best movies in comedy list. Not just the movie but also it’s songs are super hit. This movie was released in 1968. The director of this film is Jyoti Swaroop. Main actors are Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Kishore Kumar, Mehmood. The story is very simple but there is a twist and turn in the movie which make us laugh. A simple-minded young man (Bhola) from a village falls in love with his new neighbor ( Bindu). His Two friends Vidyapathi and banarsi try to get attracted to Bhola. There are some famous songs like ” ek chatur naar”, “mere samne wali khidki mein”. People still make a remix and play these songs
3. Chashme Buddoor
This movie directed by Sai Paranjpye released in mid-1981. This movie is a mix of comedy and a little bit of romance. A story about three close friends who are roommates. One of them is a studious boy and he likes to spend time with books and another two are chasing girls to impress them. Those two boys make an attempt to propose the new girl in the neighborhood but failed. Later they found that their third friend is in a relationship with that girl. So they try to separate the two lovebirds so their secrets are not exposed.
4.Andaz Apna Apna
This movie is a favorite for all 90’s kids. If you have still not seen then you should watch this movie today itself. This movie won 4 awards in Filmfare – 1995, for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Comedian and Best Director. A story about two young boys finding a rich girl and to marry her. Later they find one girl from a very rich family and they try to impress her but they fail to do so. Then they decided to create drama and get entry into her house. One thing led to another and things starts getting very funny. There are some facts about movies which many people are not aware of, like This film was in the production for 3 years, The film collected around 4.7 crores at the box office which in today’s time film would be more than 300 cr.
5. Hera Pheri
This movie is one of the best comedy films of all time. This story is about 3 people Baburao Ganpatrao Apte (Paresh Rawal), Raju (Akshay Kumar), Shyam (Sunil Shetty) who live a very average life. As thery don’t have money, they can’t fulfill their dreams. One day they got a call from one of the biggest criminal (Kabeera) and then their life takes an unexpected turn. Because of the misprint in the telephone list, kabeera called them asking for money for kidnapping his granddaughter. Later they think this idea will make their money problems disappear. But then something happened and they were caught by the police. Scene which people like most are while Sunil Shetty does the signature on papers and during that time only he hears the song ” Golmaal hai bhai sab Golmaal hai”.
6. Bhool Bhulaiyaa
This movie is mixed with thriller and comedy, is directed by Priyadarshan. This is a remake of a south movie. The story starts in a small village where people are still living with the old beliefs and rituals. Newly married couple Sidharth (Shiney Ahuja) & Avni (Vidya Balan) came to his native place and started living in their old palace where the people believed some ghost is in that palace. Then one incident happened which left Siddharth in a state of shock and so Siddharth calls his psychiatrist friend Dr. Aditya Shrivastav (Akshay Kumar) from New York. Then he helps to solve the mystery. The whole movie has very serious but funny bits which will make you laugh to your guts and fall of your bed sometimes.
7. Golmaal: Fun Unlimited
This movie directed by one of most known director Rohit Shetty. From starting to end full movie is filled with fun and comedy scenes. The story is about Four young bachelors enjoying their life. One day the garage owner aka Vasuli Bhai asks them to return his money which he gave them but they don’t have a single penny to repay. While running away from him, they entered one blind couple’s home and thought that they can stay here lavishly. One of them pretends to be their grandson who returned from America. Those Guys saw that one beautiful girl stays in the neighborhood so they tried to impress her but failed every time. The main cast is Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Sharman Joshi, Rimi Sen
8. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
The story about a boy (Sanjay Dutt) Munna Bhai who has left his village to become a doctor but then he became a gangster and feared by everyone in Mumbai. His parents think that their son is a doctor in Mumbai. Whenever his parents came to visit Mumbai that time he changes all the rooms into a hospital. One day his father met his old friend whose daughter is also a doctor, so Sanjay Dutt’s dad decides that Sanjay dutt must marry his friend’s daughter but later Boman Irani (Asthna) finds out that Sanjay Dutt is not a doctor. When Munna’s parents find out this truth they get hurt and return back home. Munna decides to become a doctor at any cost and the movie takes you through every emotion of life.
9. Chennai Express
This is mixed up of romantic and comedy. The movie is directed by Rohit Shetty in 2013, which collected more than 400 cr. at the box office. The young man who runs his grandfather’s business, when his grandfather died, gives him the chance to live his life. While he leaves for Goa in the train, he meets one south Indian girl(Deepika Padukone) who is the daughter of one of the very known gangster. Rest of the journey is full of comedy, action, romance.
10. 3 Idiots
This movie is most related to students life and the story about three engineers – Farhan Qureshi (R. Madhavan), Raju Rastogi (Sharman Joshi), and Rancchoddas “Rancho” Shyamaldas Chanchad (Aamir Khan) are all students and roommates in the hostel. Racho, comes from a rich family and he believes in knowledge and passion rather than marks and grades in exams. Farhan wants to become a wildlife photographer but because of his father’s wish, he is doing engineering. Raju wants to become an engineer but because of his low confidence, he always get less marks in the exams. Rancho teaches them to live their lives with joy and no worries. Beginning with how they are pressurized in the education system and later how to defeat all the problems and achieve one’s goal is what this movie teaches you.