Comedy is a genre which can’t be done by everyone. It is said that making a person laugh is the hardest thing one can do. Hindi movie comedians have made this task seem like a rose of bed. Talking about Hindi movie comedians, people can think of different names from Johny Lever to Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar to Ayushmann Khurana. There are many who shine in this genre and yet their work is so unique and different from each other. The comedy genre is Bollywood comedian movies were never possible without these shining stars.
1) Johnny Lever
Jhonny Lever is a Hindi comedian film actor who was one of the first stand up comedians. A versatile actor who plays with his facial expressions. Anyone can laugh just by looking at him, his stage presence can be felt easily. His work in movies like Phir Hera Pheri, Golmaal 3, Dilwale, and Awara Paagal Deewana (to name a few) mark his performance as a Hindi movie comedian.
2) Kader Khan
Kader Khan was a Hindi movie comedian who had many talents. He was an actor, screenwriter, comedian and director. An actor who delivers heartfelt dialogues, but he outshined as a Hindi movie comedian. His work in Dulhe raja, Coolie no.1, Raja Babu, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi were too good to mark a few.
Govind is a Hindi movie comedian who was loved for his Bollywood style dance too. With his perfect comic timing, he won the hearts of many. His performance in Raja babu, Coolie no.1, Akhiyon se goli mare and Partner are some of the must-watch Hindi comedy movies.
4) Shakti Kapoor
One of the best Hindi movie comedians, who was famous for his villain roles too is Shakti Kapoor. No one can forget his comic role in Bhagam Bhag, Hulchul, Hungama and Chup Chup Ke. These are some Hindi comedy movies of Shakti Kappor, which are worth a watch.
5) Sanjay Mishra
Sanjay Mishra is a versatile actor who is known not only for his serious and genuine acting skills, but also for his works in Hindi comedy movies. One can’t stop laughing while watching Golmaal series, Dilwale, Dhamaal or All the best. A complete package of laughter and fun is assured in his comedy films.
6) Javed Jaffrey
Javed Jaffrey is a Hindi movie comedian who was famous for his dancing skills too. Who can forget his character from Dhamaal, no one can be better for that role than him. His roles in Dhamaal, Bala, Double Dhamaal, and Total Dhamaal are so funny that these have become must watch Hindi comedy movies. His unique dialogue delivery is one of the key points of his acting skills.
7) Sunil Grover
Sunil Grover is a Hindi movie comedian who became famous for his role as Gutthi and Dr Mashoor Gulati in Kapil Sharma’s comedy show. But he nailed his role in Bharat, Baaghi and Heropanti too. An actor who started his journey long ago and eventually got what he deserved. His journey from TV shows to movies marked his role as a Hindi movie comedian and also his hardworking quality.
8) Arshad Warsi
Arshad Warsi, nicknames as Circuit, is a multi-talented Hindi movie comedian. Besides acting and comedy, he is also known for his dance, television personality, a film actor and playback singer. His role in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S as Circuit gave him fame, a character that came to life just because of Arshad Warsi. His roles in Golmaal, Dhamaal, Pagalpanti can easily describe his performance as a comedian.
9) Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is a popular Bollywood lead actor as well as a Hindi movie comedian. He is better known as the action hero of Bollywood. He became famous as a comedian due to his humorous nature who can defeat anyone and yet make them laugh. His role in Entertainment, Good Newz, Housefull series and Bhool Bhulaiya are worth watching films. He is an actor who can handle his characters very well and make it look perfect.
10) Salman Khan
Bollywood's bhaijaan, Salman Khan, is known for his work as a film actor, producer, singer, host and television personality. With all these talents in his hands, he still has one more to add to it - comedy. His work in Andaz Apna Apna, Ready, Judwaa, and Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya are a must in the comedy genre. Talking of his recent films, the Dabangg series is an amazing work of comedy.
11) Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar is a Hindi movie comedian with many more talents. He is an Indian film actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker in Hindi and Marathi cinema. His skills as a comedian can be appreciated in movies like Welcome, Golmaal again, Housefull 4 and Bluffmaster. Who can forget his role as Uday in Welcome? Control Uday controllll.
12) Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor is a Hindi movie comedian, who is also a producer, and appeared in International films and television series. His role as ‘Majnu’ in Welcome is no match, he played a gangster so well. Even his dialogue delivery and expressions added to his work. His work as a comedian in Welcome, Total Dhamaal, Deewana Mastana and Tashan is worth watching.
13) Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher is a Hindi movie comedian who was also the former Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. A very versatile actor whose role as a comedian is equally appreciated as his other characters as villain or hero or a father figure. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Mohabbatein, and Judwaa 2 are some of his comedy genre movies that you must watch.
14) Boman Irani
Boman Irani is among the very loved Hindi movie comedians. He is an actor who is well known for his work in Indian theatre and as a voice artist. He made his debut in the comedy genre with Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and went on to deliver his performance in Housefull, Happy New Year, Heyy Babyy, and 3 Idiots. There are many more Hindi comedy movies of him to watch and go ROFL.
15) Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt is an actor who gained appreciation as a Hindi movie comedian with his performance in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. He played the role of a goon who sets out to fulfil his father’s dream to become a doctor. He then, messes up the medical college too but wins over everyone’s heart. His comedy work in Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Double Dhamaal, and Dhamaal are also worth it.
16) Paresh Rawal
Parsh Rawal is an Indian actor, a famous Hindi movie comedian and now, a politician. You must add Hera Pheri in your bucket list to see one of the best comdey performances by him. His role as ‘Baburao’ seems so real and funny just because of him, no one can make this character look so funny other than him. Other Hindi comedy films of Paresh Rawal are Hungama, Phir Hera Pheri, Bhagam Bhag, and Welcome.
17) Pankaj Tripathi
Pankaj Tripathi is a Hindi movie comedian who became famous for his role in Gangs of Wasseypur, antagonist character. But his comedy is equally worth watching in movies like Stree, Luka Chuppi, Fukrey and Dilwale. He can easily make any character seem so real that one can never think of that movie without his character. Even a minor role can be the most appreciated one and it is true in his case.
18) Ritesh Deshmukh
Ritesh Deshmusk is an Indian movie actor, architect, producer, entrepreneur and a Hindi movie comedian. He is the son of the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He has played many roles as hero and some grey shade characters, but his performance as a comedian is well appreciated in Housefull series, Dhamaal, Masti series and Heyy Babyy.
19) Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav is a Hindi movie comedian who is very famous for all his roles, most of which are comedy. He is one of those people who can make anyone laugh just by their dialogue delivery, expressions and body language. He is one such person who is meant to be a comedian. Anyone can understand his acting skills by watching Chup Chup Ke, Hungama, Dhol, and Bhool Bhulaiya. Though there are many more and as you watch these movies you will love to watch more of his movies to laugh out your stress.
20) Satish Kaushik
Satish Kaushik is an Indian film actor, producer, and director. His roles in Double Dhamaal, Rajaji, Hadh Kar Di Aapne and Dhol are worth appreciating. As a Director, he is well aware of his performance and never overdoes it. A very clean and sharp performance can be expected from him.
21) Vijay Raaz
Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor and director. Again his work as a director can be seen in his acting too as he makes his characters look real. His characters in Bala, Dream Girl, Gully Boy and Stree are too good. One must have knowledge about comedy movies and acting skills to make a character look worth it, and this is evident in his performances.
22) Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann Khurrana is a powerhouse of talents. He is a Hindi movie comedian, actor, singer and television host - a young generation actor worthy of all the appreciation. He is known to portray characters that are associated with taboos in Indian society like a gay man, or a man having hair loss problem, a character which is so ordinary but yet real as he shows the reality of Indian society. His comedy performances in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Vicky Donor, Dreamgirl, and Shubh Mangal zyada Saavdhan are worth watching.
This concludes the list of best Hindi movie comedians who have appeared in Bollywood comedy films which are worth watching and relieving your Covid lockdown stress. These movies will add happiness and fun in your life. Just sit with your family members all around you with lots of snacks and drinks.
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