Top Comedians Of Bollywood

Laughing is the best medicine for our health and when it is given by our Bollywood super comedians, then it is more worth it to watch their movies. Today’s generation, demand more for a movie full of humour. Though every person has it’s own interest but most of them demand and want the most hilarious content which is being favoured by the audience. Comedy is a talent, an art. It makes some remarkable moments for you because making someone laugh is a very difficult task. Our Bollywood industry has many such comedians who have made us laugh from the very beginning. Some actors worked and struggled to bring comedy into the Bollywood and have successfully introduced a comic genre into the cinema. Some of the comedians have put in all their efforts to make us laugh and to entertain their audience to the fullest.

Here is the list of the several iconic comedians who had been known as the best comedians in the Bollywood industry and by which your day will surely brighten up to the fullest with hearty laughs.

1. Johnny Lever- Johnny Lever is been known as the best and famous comedian actor, till date. He has made his audience laugh for decades. His appeal in the comedy line has been most impressive amongst the viewers. The comedian can say the funniest lines and be able to make laughter for years. He began with his career in the 1980s and till now acted in almost 350 films. His first debut was in the film “Baazigar” and got much attention nationally. The actor has the potential to give his audience with comic relief even amid a thriller film, that is what makes him be the best comedian ever. Johnny Lever in 1998, won the Filmfare award for “Best Comedian Award” and in 1999 he was awarded the film ‘Deewani Mastana’ and ‘Dulhe Raja’ respectively.

2. Javed Jaffrey- Javed Jaffrey is known as the best comedian of the Bollywood industry as he’s acted with his best voice modulation. He can create different voices, mimic other actors and make others laugh to the fullest. The actor has an extra punch of humour and that made him one of the beloved comedians of Bollywood. The movie “Dhamaal” was one of his popular movies with his iconic acting. Javed Jaffrey is a voice behind Indian translation of “Takeshi’s Castle” and “Roadside Romeo” and many more, that has grabbed audience great laughter. Some of his other movies’ include “Total Dhamaal”, “Mr Joe B. Carvalho”, “Double Dhamaal”, “War Chhod Na Yaar”, “3 idiots” and many more. The comedian has brought smiles to many faces with his memorable and remarkable films, whereas his mimicking or punch lines he has conquered all the hearts.

3. Kader Khan- Kader Khan is another popular comedian of the Bollywood industry. Besides being an actor, he is also a director and a scriptwriter. The actor has done Hindi and Urdu movies that is in a total of 450 movies. Kader Khan is also a talented actor and has made the audience laugh. He has also grabbed audiences’ attention to the theatres. He’s an amazing actor and had amazing acting skills. The actor has also won the Screen award in 1995 for the best performance in a comic role. Some of his other talented and famous movies include “Coolie No.1”, “Duhle Raja”, “Hum” and many more.

4. Rajpal Yadav- Rajpal Yadav is a popular comedian of the Bollywood industry. He has given super hits because of his talented acting skills. The actor has delivered the most iconic lines ever. His hilarious expressions, amazing dialogue and the comic timing have made his viewers laugh to the fullest with tears streaming down. One of his most famous and remarkable movies was “Bhool Bhulaiyaa” and “Malamaal weekly”. In the movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa, he displayed an orange painted look with a funny antenna on the head which made the audience laugh to the greatest. The was his super-famous role in Bollywood. Some of the actors’ other remarkable movies include “Dhol”, “Hungama”, “Chup Chup Ke” and many more.

5. Paresh Rawal- Paresh Rawal is a versatile actor and can conquer the hearts of many by his art of getting into various iconic characters. This man does it all. His unforgettable portrayal in the movie “Andaz Apna Apna” as a character named Teja was extraordinarily and it was the comedians’ best role play till date. Some of his other works include ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Hungama’, ‘Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?’, ‘Chachi 420’ and many more. “Hera Pheri” was also a very big hit among all others, as Paresh Rawal’s’ showcased such brilliant acting in it. His acting makes him one of the unique, icons and best comedians of the Bollywood. The versatile actor has given so many years to Bollywood and being the most creative and unique among his viewers. And he has been also awarded so many big titles.

6. Riteish Deshmukh- Mimicking different voices with the hilarious expressions Riteish Deshmukh is a well-known comedy and personality of the Bollywood. His debut was made with the movie “Masti” and then continued working in other comedy films as an actor as well as a comedian. Some of his popular movies were “Malamaal Weekly”, “Housefull”, “Kya Kool Hai Hum”, “Dhamaal” and many more. “Dhamaal” was also a very loved movie by the audience as the brilliant acting of the actor was also praised. The actor has been awarded many such awards for his supporting roles in various numbers of movies as well as for his comic roles.

7. Saurabh Shukla- Saurabh Shukla is another iconic actor as well as a comedian, who did so many comic and serious roles in the Bollywood industry. The actors’ most famous movies include “Jolly LLB”, “Barfi!”, “PK”, “Kick”, “Lage Raho Munnabhai” and “Gangs Of The Ghosts”. Besides being an actor, comedian, Saurabh Shukla is also an experienced screenwriter and a director. He has directed “Chehraa”, “I Am 24″, Pappu Can’t Dance Saala”, a commercial entertainer, after making dark and thriller movies. He has received and awarded with many awards for his talented acting and great work as he thinks that every scene of the movie wherever a situation in life should have a comic element to it.

8. Govinda- Govinda is an iconic actor who portrayed himself as a great comedian. The actor has ruled the comedy genre in his time. He did movies in the 1990s and early 2000s. Govinda has been known as one of the most versatile actors’ of the Bollywood industry and has portrayed numerous comedy roles with full efforts. He has the potential to speak dialogues with the most hilarious expressions and punchline with such comedy expressions, that made his audience laugh to the fullest. He has been a very loved actor by Bollywood. Govinda is one of the favourite comedians’ of his time, no doubt. Some of his other talented works include “Shola Aur Shabnam”, “Haseena Maan Jayegi”, “Bade Miyan Choti Miyan” and “Partner”. He had a huge success in the industry as because of his funkiest personality, as he always enjoyed his comedy dialogues with being himself and he was able to showcase a classic romantic hero as well as an action star within him. He’s also being one of the great comedian-actor in the industry.

9. Boman Irani- Boman Irani has the funkiest personality and a very comic dialogue delivery. He’s one of the very well known as he gave the best laughter therapy to his audience. Boman Irani is one of the best comedians and Iconic in the Bollywood industry. His most iconic roles were in the movie ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’, where he was portrayed as a college principal with the zealous nature and had proved to be the great comedian of his time. He filled the audience with joy, laughter and comedy with no age limit. His performance in movies like “Munna Bhai MBBS”, “Khosla Ka Ghosla”, “Housefull”, “3 idiots” and “Happy New Year”, has made him and his acting a beloved comedian with a very famous and well-known name.

10. Vinay Pathak- Vinay Pathak has portrayed his character as a very unique and memorable & remarkable one. One of his famous movies was “Bheja Fry”, a movie of the director Bharat Bhushan in which he showcased his acting and comedy skills and was later known as a very well-known comedian. He has shown a very comic side of him by delivering very comic lines and punches. The actor has the potential to make the audience laugh in any situation. His best performances till date include “Aaja Nachle”, “Chalo Dilli”, “Khosla Ka Ghosla” and many other, where he has played comedy roles. He’s very well- known as the best comedian in the Bollywood.

11. Vijay Raaz- Vijay Raj is an actor who has displayed himself in both, the ruthless scenes or a comedy one successfully. He has earned such great reviews from the audience regarding his comedy roles in the industry. Being a villain, he is also being a very well-known comedian. He has been known for playing productive roles in the movies and besides his short scenes. He came into the movie “Monsoon Wedding”, he was a character named “Dubeyji” in that. Vijay Raaz did the best acting. He has played such hilarious roles in the movies. Some of his most remarkable movies were “Run”, “Dhamaal”, where he was a plane instructor and had gained a lot of fame. The comedian came into the limelight because of this comic role in the movie “Kya Dilli Kya Lahore” in 2014. The actor made it as a directorial debut in the movie.

12. Sanjay Mishra- Sanjay Mishra is one of the most motivated comedians in the Bollywood industry as he did not stop being successful instead of his family backgrounds. The actor even once did a job before joining the movie line. He started his career in theatre shows and with his dedicated natural flair, hard work, being passionate about acting and comedy, he reached heights and was successful in his lifetime career. His most famous projects include
“Dhamaal”, “Dilwale”, “Golmaal: The Fun Unlimited”, “Bunty Aur Babli”, “Phas Gaye Re Obama” and many more. Besides being in the comic role, he has also worked for the thriller and serious scenes such as in the movie “Kadvi Hawa”, he is a brilliant comedian and is known well for his comedian personality. Furthermore, the comedians’ most remarkable and memorable iconic line was “Dhondu, Just Chill!”, when he performed in “All The Best: Fun Begins”, as an RGV.

13. Asrani- Asrani is the most active comedian in the industry as he has worked continuously five decades for Bollywood. He is the most aged comedian personality in the list of all the Indian Bollywood comedians. He is a talented and his versatile acting skills are proof of his success for many of his roles in the movies. Asrani is popular for winning many such awards for his superb acting and as a famous comedian in the Bollywood. His most famous projects include “Chup Chup Ke”, “Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal”, “Dhamaal”, “Hera Pheri”, “Choti si Baat”, “De Dana Dan” and many more. Sholay was the most famous movie and Asrani in that also displayed his superb acting very well. His classic way of acting and presenting himself in comedy roles is loved by the audience and is a remarkable one. As his comical movements or a classic way of talking, Asrani is certainly a one-of-a-king comic veteran.

14. Arshad Warsi- Arshad Warsi is one of those actors who is the recipient of several awards including a “Filmfare Award” from five nominations and is noted for acting in varied film genres. He is not only an actor but also a producer, dancer, singer, choreographer, assistant director. Arshad Warsi has entertained us with many roles like in “Dhamaal”, “Golmaal”, “Hulchul”, “Ishiqiya”, “Jolly LLB” and many more, but among all of his roles, one that we love the most is Circuits’ character in “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S” and “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”. His work has won the hearts and not to mention the smiles of many people and fans. One of his famous dialogues’ includes “Ox mane behll … Ford mane gaadi … Oxford bole toh behllgaadi”. Bollywood’s circuit has shown the entire film industry that the protagonist is nothing without his supporting role. His dedication and determination to bring a smile to our faces have made him one of the most remarkable actors. Arshad Warsi is the one that brings an ache to our stomach and cries of laughter. Everyone is eagerly waiting for his next sequels of the film, especially as a humorous character.

15. Akshay Kumar- Akshay Kumar is a well-known Bollywood Superstar. He’s being a comedian and besides that, he has also showcased his comedy talents so well onscreen, that he has been popularly known as a B-town comedian. The actor‘s most famous movie that gained so much of popularity was “Khiladi”. Akshay Kumar was in the limelight after that. His superb stunts and martial art training was one of his best. Bollywood made him one of the best comedy actors. The actor is being known-well for delivering the best comedic lines and dialogues with a poker face and a very comical expression. He can make the audience laugh to the greatest. The versatile actor is favourite among many of his viewers as well as his followers and loved for his acting skills too. His popularity made him, one of the most wanted actors of the Bollywood. Some of his best piece of art include “Welcome”, “Housefull” and many more. In the movie “Mujse Shaadi Karogi”, he played a very remarkable role of “Wicked Sunny”. Akshay Kumar is the one most loved actors of Bollywood.

So, these were all the super famous and most entertaining comedians who made us laugh through their great acting skills and stunning comic, punch lines, throughout their films and bring colours to our lives because without laughter there’s no good health!

Sehej Bhatia

Sehej Bhatia is pursuing her graduation from Institute of innovation in technology and management (IINTM), IP University, Delhi. She had completed her schooling from Carmel Convent School, Chanakyapuri. Her hobbies are writing essays & articles, listening to music, drawing & baking. Being passionate about economics, she will continue that in her Masters. Scoring the most reputed college in Abroad, she wants to complete her education from there.

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