Comedy films are something we simply cannot live without. In fact, when it comes to Bollywood comedy films, we simply cannot have enough of them. Bollywood has made umpteen comedy films in its history of over 100 years but there are only a few that have thrilled the audience to the core. These films have gone on to become the best Bollywood comedy films that can be watched anytime and anywhere.
Whether you want to laugh out loud with friends or wish to share some fun time with family members or just want to have some thrilling me time, watching these movies is the best thing to do. So, here is the list of top 10 Bollywood comedy films.
1. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
A classic film, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ was a satire on the dark side of politics, bureaucracy and media. The movie’s cast comprised some superb actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, and Neena Gupta. For those who are fond of a fusion of humor with a serious message, this satirical movie is a must watch.
2. Kissi Se Na Kehna
Starring the ‘King of Comedy’ Utpal Dutt, ‘Kissi Se Na Kehna’ is another iconic comedy film that released in 1983. Apart from Utpal Dutt, the film had Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval in the lead roles. This film is a hilarious story of a father who wants to marry his son to a village girl while the son is already in love with a girl who is a doctor!
3. Chashme Buddoor
This is a romantic-comedy film stars Farooq Shaikh
Directed by Gulzar, ‘Angoor’ is a remarkable comedy film that released in 1982. Despite being quite an old film, ‘Angoor’ is still an all-time favorite of the fans of Bollywood comedy films. Based on Shakespeare’s play ‘The Comedy of Errors’, the film has Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in the lead roles.
With Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt, A K Hangal, Rati Agnihotri, and Mithun Chakraborty in prominent roles, the film is another iconic comedy film of the ’80s. The story of this film revolves around 3 men who are close to the declining years of their life.
6. Gol Maal
‘Gol Maal’ is known as one the best Bollywood comedy films ever made. With Amol Palekar, Utpal Dutt, and Bindiya Goswami in the main lead, the film is a hot favorite even among the young generation of today. Watch it with friends or family, priceless entertainment is guaranteed!
7. Chupke Chupke
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, ‘Chupke Chupke’ is another stellar comedy film of the 1970’s. The highest grossing film of that year, it was praised by audiences and critics alike. Whether you had a tiring day at work or an argument with a friend, this film is sure shot mood lifter.
‘Bawarchi’ is another remarkable comedy film of the ’70s directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee that had Rajesh Khanna and Jaya Bhaduri in the lead roles. The film shows the changes a middle-class family goes through when a new servant enters the home and the result is undoubtedly hilarious.
9. Bombay to Goa
‘Bombay to Goa’ is one of the best old Bollywood comedy films that have millions of fans even today. The film is about a bus trip from Bombay to Goa in which a number of stories go together parallely. It has Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Mehmood, and Shatrughan Sinha in prominent roles.
Last one on the list, but ‘Padosan’ is undeniably the best comedy film made in Bollywood ever that millions of comedy fans still love to watch. Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Mehmood, and Kishore Kumar starrer, the film is most prominently known for its comedy song ‘Ek chatur naar’.