Top 5 Bollywood Comedy Movies

1. Andaz Apna Apna

This film is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles. Andaz Apna Apna was released on November 4, 1994. It is one of the cult classics of Indian cinema and its fan following has only increased over the years. From dialogues to characters, the film is incredible.

2. Chupke Chupke

This film is a remake of the Bengali film Chhadmabeshi. It was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on Upendranath Ganguly’s Bengali story Chhadobeshi, with dialogues written by Gulzar. It stars Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash, Usha Kiran, David Abraham Cheulkar, Asrani and Keshto Mukherjee. This film is a must-watch for the fans of the comedy genre. The plot of the film is Dharmendra essays the role of Professor Parimal who becomes a driver Pyaremohan Ilahabadi as part of a prank. He speaks only in unadulterated Hindi, and alongside Sharmila Tagore, he weaves a hilarious comedy of errors.

3. Hera Pheri

The film is directed by Priyadarshan starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty and Tabu. It is a remake of the 1989 Malayalam film Ramji Rao Speaking. It was voted as the best Bollywood comedy film of all time in an online poll conducted by The Indian Express. Paresh Rawal won the best comedian award in Filmfare, IIFA and Star Screen Awards.

4. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

This film is directed by Rajkumar Hirani (in his directorial debut) and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The story involves protagonist Munna Bhai (Sanjay Dutt), a goon, going to medical school. He is helped by his sidekick, Circuit (Arshad Warsi). It stars Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Jimmy Shergill, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani and Sunil Dutt.

5. 3 idiots

This comedy-drama film is directed and written by Rajkumar Hirani, and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, with the screenplay by Abhijat Joshi, inspired by the novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat. The film stars Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya. The film is about the friendship of three students at an Indian engineering college and is a satire about the social pressures under an Asian education system.