Top 12 Bollywood Comedy Movies of all Time
Comedy movies are a genre the main emphasis is on making the audience laugh. comedy movies are designed to make viewers laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. some of the biggest hits of Bollywood are generally comedy movies. comedy movies do not only provide a fun time but sometimes leaves us with a message to change our way of thinking.
Bollywood also referred to as Hindi cinema, got its name partially from Bombay and partially from Hollywood. The term “Bollywood” has its origins in the 1970s when India beat the United States as the world’s largest film producer.
The credit for this goes to the lyricist, filmmaker and scholar Amit Khanna, and the journalist Bevinda Collaco. One can get any category of the movie including comedy, action, emotional, science fiction and many more.
We discovered the best ever Bollywood comedy movies and gathered this list–
1. Hera Pheri series
Hera Pheri, an Indian comedy movie series. The first film was directed by Priyadarshan and produced by A.G. Nadiadwala, the second one was directed by Neeraj Vora while third will be directed by Indra Kumar and will be produced by Firoz Nadiadwala.
The story revolves around a bizarre trio, consisting of a comically hilarious having a kind heart garage owner named Baburao Ganpatrao Apte, acted by PARESH RAWAL, a cunning loafer named Raju, acted by AKSHAY KUMAR, and a man struggling for a job named Shyam, acted by SUNIL SHETTY, who find themselves trapped in a crazy and hilarious situation from Rawal himself.
The second parts continue the first, acted by the same three actors, filming the story of what happens if they become rich.
Best songs of hera pheri series:-
aye meri zohrajabeen, mujhko Yaad satay Teri, dene wala jab bhi deta , kitne Arman jage.
The cast of hera pheri series:-
1) hera pheri :- Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Tabu, Dinesh hingo, Gulshan Grover, om puri, Mushtaq khan.
2)phir hera pheri :- Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Johnny lever, Bipasha Basu, Rajpal Yadav, Ravi Kishan, Manoj Joshi, nana Patekar, Kiku Sharda.
Released year of hera pheri movie series:-
released its two parts in 2000 and 2006 respectively and the third one is yet to come in 2021.
Review of hera pheri series:-
both movies are just pure comedy. You wouldn’t stop laughing the entire movie. All the characters in the movie are remarkable. Specially baburao is one of the greatest characters ever. these movies are just superb entertaining. this series can be called a cult series.
the net collection of both the movies is around 104 crores which are tremendous in terms of the year they released in.
2. Andaz Apna Apna
Andaz Apna Apna, released in 1994, was a hilarious comedy movie directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.
Amar and Prem are two young broke men. They have no plans for the future. Until they discover that a stunning heiress lives nearby. They set a common aim that is getting rich by marrying that rich heiress. The two fail at various attempts to woo the women. The rest of the story is filled with twists and turns with a lot of laughter.
Best songs of Andaz apna apna:-
Elo Ji Sanam, ye Raat Aur ye doori, Jaana tune Jaana Nahin.
The cast of Andaz apna apna:-
Aamir Khan, Salman khan, Raveena tendon, Karishma Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor.
Released year of Andaz apna apna :-
Andaz apna apna was released on 11 April 1994.
Review of Andaz apna apna:-
FUN FUN FUN – one of the greatest comedy movie in the world. Aamir Khan and Salman Khan have given a performance of a lifetime. This movie is considered a cult comedy movie already.
Collection of Andaz apna apna:-
Andaz apna apna had a worldwide collection of 16 crores. It was released in 1994 and at that time 16 crores was an extreme hit.
3. Golmaal Series
Golmaal, the full series directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Dhillin Mehta, consisting of four films released in 2006,2008,2010 and 2017 respectively.
The story revolves around 4 youngsters Gopal, Lucky, Madhav and Laxman. The naughty foursome finds refuge in the bungalow of a blind couple, who are waiting for their grandson. A cat and mouse game continues with various comic scenes.
In the 2nd part, Gopal lives with his wife, sister and brother in law who are addicted to Indian dramas and soap operas. Gopal gets stuck between a very confusing situation where investigation officer Madhav tries to convict of murder. Rest is Gopal’s struggle of proving himself innocent.
In the 3rd part, two ex-lovers Pritam and Geeta are about to get married with the help of daboo. But after the marriage, two families start living in one house filled with non-stop laughs and mayhem.
In 4th the story revolves around Gopal, Madhav, Lucky, Laxman 1, Laxman 2, who tries to save their orphanage which is hunted by a ghost. The story is filled with twists and turns and a lot of laughter.
Best songs of Golmaal series:-
tha Kar ke, golmal title track, apna har din, Maine tujhko Dekha,
The cast of Golmaal series:-
The first two parts starred Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, and Kareena Kapoor. The other two included two more actors, Kunal Khemu and Shreyas Talpade.
The release year of Golmaal series:-
Golmaal series consisting of four films released in 2006,2008,2010 and 2017 respectively.
Review of Golmaal series:-
amazing comedy-drama series. Actors acting is really good. Mind-blowing comedy. Perfect comic timings between each and every actor.
Collection of Golmaal series:-
world wide collection of golmaal series is around 486 crores making it one of the highest-grossing series of Bollywood.
4. Welcome Series
Welcome is an Indian action-comedy movie series, produced by Firoz Nadiadwala and directed by Anees Bazmee.
Both movies move around a very similar plot with different twists and turns. Two thugs, Uday and Majnu, want to get their sister married to a respectable family. At the same time, both of them fall in love with the same.both the parts are pure comedy movies.
Best songs of welcome series:-
the welcome title track, ucha Lamba kad, Kiya Kiya, hoth rasiley, meet me, daily baby.
The cast of welcome series:-
Both the series starred Nana Patekar as UDAY, Anil Kapoor as MAJNU, Paresh Rawal as Dr. Ghunghroo, Akshay Kumar as Rajiv, Katrina Kaif as Sanjana, John Abraham as Ajju a.k.a. Ajay, Shruti Hassan as Ranjana, some being in the first part while some in the second one.
Released years of welcome series:-
The movie consists of two parts, the first part was released in 2007 and the second part was released in 2015. The third part is yet to come.
Review of welcome series:-
one of the best comedy movies. everybody’s acting was really good. Dialogues were too funny. The humor factor is actually there in both the movies. It’s a pure comedy and nothing to be taken seriously. This series would not have been so entertaining if it weren’t for the brilliant actor’s anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, and Paresh Rawal.
Collection of welcome series:-
Both the films had a budget of 130 crores and both of them earned 285 crores in the box office. It is believed that the third part will be more effective on the audience and the box office as well.
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5. Munna Bhai Series
Munna Bhai is an Indian comedy-drama movie series directed by Rajkumar Hirani. These are perfect comedy films that taught us the value of humbleness in one’s life.
Munna is a gangster who sets out to fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a doctor. With the help of his right-hand man circuit Munna gets admission into a medical college. Rest is the chaos between Munna and dr. Asthana, who is the dean.
In Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Munna falls in love with a radio jockey, who believe in gandhism. To impress her Munna studies Gandhi soo much that Gandhi starts to appear as hallucination. Then starts his journey on gandhism.
Best songs of Munna Bhai series:-
dekh le, M bole to, aane char aane, pal pal har pal.
The cast of Munna Bhai series:-
The film mainly featured Sanjay Dutt as Munna Bhai, a loafer and Arshad Warsi as Circuit being a close friend of Munna working under him.
Released years of Munna Bhai series :-
Munna Bhai is an Indian film series consisting of two parts, the first one released in 2003 and the second one in 2006.
Review of Munna Bhai series:-
this series is one of a kind comedy movies. A perfect entertainer with a very subtle message for everyone. Each and every age group will enjoy this movie. Each and everyone has done a great job in the acting department especially Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi.
Collection of munna Bhai series:-
Both the films had a budget of 22 crores earned 160 crores worldwide.
6. Chup Chup Ke
Chup Chup Ke is one of the best Bollywood comedy movies. It is the remake of a Bengali film, Chhadmabeshi. The film was directed by Priyadarshan.
Jeetu the son of a retired teacher is constantly getting themselves into trouble plugging them both into debt. Jeetu decides to commit suicide however it does not go as planned and jeetu is found tangled in some nets of fisherman. Jeetu does not want to reveal too much, and therefore pretends to be mute and deaf. Rest is his funny struggle to help his family and stay away from any further trouble.
Best songs of chup chup ke :-
Dil vich lagya, tumhi se, aya re, tumhi se, Mausam hai bada qatil.
The cast of chup chup ke :-
The film starred Shahid Kapoor as Jeetu, who acted like a dumb and deaf in 90% of the movie, Kareena Kapoor as Shruti, Paresh Rawal as Gundya, Rajpal Yadav as Bandya, Sunil Shetty and lot more.
Released year of chup chup ke :-
Chup Chup Ke was released on 9 June 2006.
Review of chup chup ke :-
the movie has hilarious comedy scenes which make you laugh. One of the best comedy movies India has ever made, clever, witty and with a slice of life.
Collection of chup chup ke :-
The film had a budget of 12 crores earned 26 crores in the box office in Indian currency.
7. De Dana Dan
De Dana Dan is an Indian comedy movie directed by Priyadarshan and produced by Ganesh Jain.
The plot of the story is that Nitin’s father took a loan from Kuljeet Kaur to educate Nitin but he has failed to pay back the loan before his death so Nitin was stuck as a servant and driver of Kuljeet Kaur to pay his father’s debts.
Nitin was sick and tired with Kuljeet’s dog which was named as Moolchand Ji, who always creates trouble for Nitin but the beautiful part for him was that he Anjali and Nitin both used to love each other and so he decides to run away with her. Rest is the part of some twists and many more.
Best songs of de dana dan :-
baamulaiza, de dana dan, paisa, rishte naate.
Cast of de dana dan :-
The film starred Akshay Kumar as Nitin Bankar, Sunil Shetty as Ram Mishra, Sameera Reddy as Manpreet Oberoi and Katrina Kaif as Anjali Kakkad.
Released year of de dana dan :-
The film released in 2009.
Review of de dana dan :-
the movie is excellent in terms of the performance weather by actors or crew or the music.
Collection of de dana dan :-
The film earned 82 crores in the box office.
3 idiots is an Indian comedy-drama directed by Rajkumar Hirani.
The film follows the friendship 3 students Farhan Qureshi, Raju Rastogi and ranchoddas chanchad at an Indian engineering college. This film is a comic satire about the social and parental pressure and the fault in the Indian education system. The film is narrated through 2 parallel comic dramas, one is in the present Raju and farhan is in search of rancho and second 10 years in the past when they were in college.
Best songs of 3 idiots :-
all izz well, behti hawa sa tha wo, give me some sunshine, Jaane nahin denge tujhe.
Cast of 3 idiots :-
Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, omi vaidya.
Released year of 3 idiots :-
3 idiots was released in 2009
Review of 3 idiots :-
a cult comedy movie. This movie has whatever it takes to be a excellent movie. No matter when and how many times you watch it this is one movie that just remains in your heart forever and has a special place.
Collection of 3 idiots :-
3 idiots had a worldwide collection of 460 crores.
PK is a satirical comedy-drama directed by Rajkumar Hirani.
The film revolves around a human-looking alien who comes to earth for his research. But shortly after his landing on earth he losses his remote control which was needed to call back his spaceship. The remote was stolen by a thief who later sells it to a godman. He later become friend with a tv journalist who agrees to help him in his quest to retrieve the remote. In his quest, he questions religious dogmas and superstitions.
Best songs of PK :-
chaar kadam, Bhagwan hai Kahan re tu, dil darbar.
Cast of PK :-
aamir khan, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla.
Released year of PK :-
PK was released in 2014.
Review of PK :-
a superb movie which is a must-watch for once in your lifetime. It is a comedy movie but at the same time it is also thought provoking and makes us question ourselves.
Collection of PK :-
PK had a enormous collection of around 860 crores.
Housefull is an Indian comedy movies series having 4 movies. The first two movies were directed by Sajid khan. The third movie was directed by Sajid farhad. The fourth movie was directed by Farhad samji.
Aarush is a jinxed loser who is a kind-hearted man looking for a family. he lives with his friend Bob and his wife, Hetal. Bob and Hetal decide to get him married. The rest of the story is his struggle to get married and his bad luck always creating comic circumstances for him.
2nd part consists of fight between heena and bobby, daughter of the kapoor family, hate each other very much and their fathers, chintu and dabboo, are stepbrother who hates each other to the very core. They want the richest son in law for their daughter. Rest is a story filled with twists and turns that will give you a lot of laughter.
In 3rd part batook patel is a wealthy and successful businessman with 3 beautiful daughters Ganga, Jamuna, and Saraswati. He doesn’t want his daughter to get married, as he claims that all the women in his family are cursed if they get married. But each girl have a boyfriend. Rest is a story of how they lie about their boyfriends to get married and how their dad tries his best to avoid these marriages.
In 4th part, harry runs a barbershop in London with his brother Roy and max. Harrygets bizarre flashes of a past era. They had misplaced a bag of money that belongs to a ganster. To pay back the money they get engaged to daughters of london’s richest businessman. Harry realizes that the flashes he sees have something to do with his past and he goes to a town of madhavgarh, where starts to see that flashes clearly. Rest is a story filled with twist and turns and a lot of laughter.
Best songs of housefull series:–
Shaitan ka sala, oh girl you’re mine, papa jag jayega, papa toh band bajaye, do u know, Pyar ki, fake Ishq.
The cast of Housefull series:-
akshay Kumar, Ritesh deshmukh, and chunkey Pandey are in all the films with john abhraham, mithun Chakraborty and other stars in different films.
Released year of Housefull series :-
housefull was released in 2010. Housefull 2 was released in 2012. Housefull 3 was released in 2016. Housefull 4 was released in 2019.
Review of housefull series:-
the only thing you can say about this series is that it is a non-stop comedy. It is filled with comedy from start to end. With some brilliant performance by actors.
Collection of housefull series :-
all four movies have a total budget of around 250 crores. They did a collection of about 780 crores in total
Fukrey is an Indian comedy movie series directed by mrighdeep singh lamba and produced by Farhan akhtar and Ritesh sidhwani.
Today this movie is considered a cult classics of Indian cinema. The story revolves around 4 delhi boys. The First 2 are school backbenchers Hunny and choocha who wants to make it to college. 3rd is zafar a former student and a struggling musician. 4th lali who also wants to get admission into college. Circumstances get them in a position where they need a lot of money and really quick and this is where the real fun begins.
Best songs of fukrey series:-
ambersariya, Rabba, fuk fuk fukrey, ishq de fanniyar, mehbooba.
Cast of fukrey series :-
varun Sharma, pulkit samrat, ali fazal, Richa chadda, manjot Singh, Pankaj Tripathi.
Released year of fukrey :-
fukrey was released in 2013 whereas fukrey returns were released in 2017.
Review of fukrey series :-
both the movies are exceptional.it is an excellent series giving real-time portraits of youth. Choocha played by varun Sharma probably took away all the limelight with his acting and comic timing. The best part about this series is undoubtedly choocha.
Collection of fukrey series :-
both the movie has a budget of around 38 crores. The managed to get a collection of about 144 crores.
Jaane bhi do yaaro is an Indian cult dark comedy movie directed by Kundan Shah.
Jaane bhi do yaaro is a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media and business and stars. Two professional photographers vinod Chopra and sudhir Mishra opens a photo studio. They are given some work by khabardar, a publication that exposes the scandalous lives of rich and famous. They accidentally captures a murder and decides they must fight to bring the guilty to light.
Best songs of Jaane Bhi do yaaro:-
hum honge kamyab, Jaane Bhi do yaaro.
The cast of Jaane Bhi do yaaro:-
jaane bhi do yaaro has an ensemble cast of Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi baswani, om puro, pankaj kapur, Satish shas, Satish Kaushik, Bhakti Barve, and Neena Gupta.
Released year of Jaane Bhi do yaaro:-
Jaane Bhi do yaaro was released on 12 august 1983.
Review of jaane bhi do yaaro:-
one of the best comedy movies ever made in the Indian film industry. If you live in India, you must watch this movie to understand the gap of thoughts between the two classes of the same nation. this movie will never be outdated as long as corruption, comedy, and conspiracy will live in human society.
Collection of jane bhi do yaaro:-
jaane bhi do yaaro had a budget of 9 lakhs. This movie was a flop but still holds its value as a cult classic in the Indian film industry.