12 Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

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7:00 am 24 Apr, 2014

Are you stuck on the bed because of some illness and don’t know how to rejuvenate yourself? Well, here is a list of movies that will definitely make you cheer up and you will come back thanking us for bringing to you the best light-hearted Bollywood movies.

12. Jolly LLB (2013)

Recently having won the National Award, this movie is a courtroom drama movie of a struggling lawyer Arshad Warsi and how he ends up getting a case that makes him identify the good human being inside him. A movie with a message, yet a movie with a comic sense that will make you relate with the real courtroom dramas. Bomen Irani’s versatile acting will make you love him all the more. He and Arshad Warsi are spectacular and you will undoubtedly relish each and every moment of this film.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

11. Oh My God! (2012)

Starring Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar, this movie boldly touched upon religion and with great intelligence the script discussed the sensitive topic that it made people think hard. Watch it if you want to see all those fake preachers being taught a lesson. You can definitely relate a few with the ones you would have commonly seen on television. It will awaken your senses and you would have a treat for sure.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

10. Delhi Belly (2011)

This black comedy revolves around three friends who get caught up in events which go out of control as the story progresses. Popular for its unique songs, this movie will shake up the lifeless person in you and you will be set for a joyride. The script is extremely hilarious and has a smart pace which will make you forget the pain you are in.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

9. Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge (2010)

This movie not only displays the common reactions on the arrival of guests but also makes you crack up with the little incidents that the host encounters. The movie captures how the guest never willingly leaves and how the host impatiently creates moments for the guest to leave. In addition, the realistic acting of the lead actors Ajay Devgan, Konkana Sen and Paresh Rawal makes you laugh your wits off. Watching this movie will soon see a ‘Gloomy You’ transform into the ‘Lively You’.

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Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

8. 3 Idiots (2009)

Who doesn’t like this astonishing movie by Rajkumar Hirani. Loosely based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘Five Point Someone’ this movie beautifully captures those memorable college days. If you have been too lost into solitude, this movie will make you remember your khadus Professor and those friends who stood by your side through thick and thin. It might even make you dial the numbers of your dear ones and recollect some of those moments bringing back the smile on your face.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

7. Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006)

Another National Award winning movie, Khosla Ka Ghosla is based on the struggle of a common man (Anupam Kher) to get hold of their land which has illegally been encroached by the corrupt Boman Irani. How they plan to teach the goon a lesson is what this movie is based on. Their intelligent planning to dupe the property usurpers will make you sit glued to your seats. You desperately wait for the ‘Happy Ending’ in this movie and when it does happen you can see that your dull body is geared up to celebrate their victory.


Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

6. Jab We Met (2007)

The character of ‘Geet’ is someone every girl might relate with. Her carefree persona and lively nature makes you fall in love with her. Though the 2nd half of the movie turns into a serious note but not that serious for you to lose that smile on your face. This movie, a romantic comedy by Imtiaz Ali, is a perfect pick for cheering yourself and getting in the flow with the carefree nature of ‘Geet’.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

5. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

This cult movie introduced a different genre of comedy movies. It is remembered for its unique characters such as Crime Master Gogo, Teja, Prem and Amar. The funny scenes of Robert and Bhalla and the confusion that arises because of false identities of the leading ladies, will leave you holding your stomach because of incessant laughing.  This is one of the best movies ever created in the comic category. A 100% must watch for you to get your dose of laughter.

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Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

4. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

This movie satirically captures the issue persisting in our nation, corruption. The entire star cast’s extraordinary display of their acting skills will have you in splits in seconds. Who can forget the climax Mahabarat scene, which might even make you fall off your chair? The dead Satish Shah, the photographer duo (Naseerudin Shah & Rai Baswani), the corrupt builders (Pankaj Kapoor & Om Puri) are remembered for their impeccable comic timing.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

3. Chashme Baddoor (1981)

This movie, starring Farooq Sheikh and Deepti Navel in lead role had Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani in equally essential roles. This movie was such a success that it was remade by Davdi Dhawan in 2013. The ‘Miss Chamko’ will leave you laughing with the turn of events of a love story turning into comedy of errors. Watching it again and again will still not make you bored as the comic moments are aptly performed by the legendary actors.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

2. Golmaal (1979)

I love this film to the core. This is a superb movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It is remembered for Amol Palekar portrayal of a character who dupes his boss by faking the existence of his brother and mother and Utpal Dutt’s portrayal of a boss with traditional values.  It also led to the making of the film ‘Bol Bachchan’ which was loosely based on it. This epic movie deserves to occupy your movie bank and should definitely top the list.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

1. Chupke Chupke (1975)

Remember the dialogue where Amitabh Bachchan fights his identity crisis. This light movie’s unique storyline has never been attempted and I don’t think a movie like this can ever be remade. The funny moments of this movie is not forced and the language is unlike today’s genre of movies, which can’t do without using those slang words. It started the ‘English is funny language’ trend when Dharmendra questions Om Prakash, of why ‘Go’ is not ‘Gu’, leaving us in splits. This movie s a must watch to liven your mood.

Bollywood Movies That Can Cheer You Up When You Are Ill

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