TOP 10 BOLLYWOOD ACTORS FAMOUS FOR COMEDY ROLES

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Many genres belong to the Bollywood industry, like horror, comedy, action, etc. Some actors proved that they are made for specific genres and never disappoint us. Some actors are god gifted in the role of comedians. They make, you laugh until you burst out laughing. Here is the list of some incredible comedians who made you laugh in your hard days and every time.

1. RITEISH DESHMUKH

Riteish Deshmukh is an Indian film actor, known as an architect, producer, and explorer. He also worked in Marathi Cinema and became famous after his comedy movie Masti. He also acted in many comedy movies like Malamaal Weekly, Kya Kool Hai Hum, Dhamaal, Heyy Baby, Double Dhamaal, etc. His comic expressions make his acting natural. He also has good skills in villain roles, and his releases are Ek Tha Villain, Housefull, Grand Masti, Housefull 2, Total Dhamaal, Housefull 3, Housefull 4. He also hosts many award shows, and his anchoring is full of entertainment. He has a great sense of comedy and also considered one of the comedian actors in the film industry.

2. SUNIL GROVER

Sunil Grover is a Bollywood actor and best known for his stand up comedy. He played comedy roles in some Bollywood movies like Pataakha, The Legend Of Bhagat Singh, Gabbar Is Back, Baaghi, and Bharat, and came into the spotlight when he started his role as Gutthi in the reality show, The Comedy Nights with Kapil. He perfectly portrayed himself as Gutthi. The nation loves his character very much. But he accomplished popularity when he started playing the role of Dr. Mashoor Gulati in the same show, and also played the role of Rinku Bhabhi. He is one of the notable stand-up comedians.

3. KRUSHNA ABHISHEK

Abhishek Sharma, who is known as Krushna Abhishek, is an Indian film actor and a great Comedian. He worked in many Hindi movies, along with Bhojpuri, Tamil, and Marathi movies. He played comedy roles in Bol Bachchan and Entertainment. He also works as a stand-up comedian in all seasons of Comedy Circus shows. He also worked in The Kapil Sharma Show season 2. Apart from this, he has an incredible skill in dancing and takes part in dancing reality shows like Nach Baliye (Season 3) and Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa (Season 4).

4. ARSHAD WARSI

Arshad Warsi is one of the amazing film actors who also represents himself in the film industry as a producer, playback singer, and dancer. Initially, he struggled as an assistant director of Mahesh Bhatt's movie Kaash, and also as a choreographer in the song Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja. He started as an acting debut in Tere Mere Sapne, which was successful. He became a comedian after playing the role of Circuit in the blockbuster movies Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and its sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai. It became a turning point for his career. He also featured in other comedy movies like Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Hulchul, Dhamaal, Golmaal, and Jolly L.L.B. He hosted many reality shows. He had performed mind-blowing in Dedh Ishqiya and Guddu Rangeela.

5. JOHNNY LEVER

Johnny Lever is one of the best comedians in the Bollywood industry. When it comes to the list of comic actors, Lever tops the list. Lever is known for his perfect comic timing and dialogues, which tickles the stomach of the audience who watches him. The audience truly enjoys his presence in the movies, Moreover, his comedy skills are praised by critics as well. Ram Lal in Badshah, Appu Khote in Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, Munna Bhai in Phir Hera Pheri are some of his comedy roles. Mr. Lever has won 2 Filmfare for Dulhe Raja and Deewana Mastana in the best comedian category.

6. PARESH RAWAL

Paresh Rawal is an actor who works in Hindi films. Rawal has acted in a variety of roles, but comedy is his forte. He is one of the prominent comedians of the Bollywood industry. His comical accent, timing, and dialogue delivery are truly unmatched in the industry. His role as Babu Bhaiya in Hera Pheri and its sequel made the audience burst into laughter with tears in their eyes. His comical skills seen in many other movies like Hungama, Chup Chup Ke, Bhagam Bhaag, Garam Masala, etc. He has won 6 Filmfare for his portrayal in comic roles and was also awarded by Padma Shri in 2014 to contribute to the film industry.

7. RAJPAL YADAV

Rajpal Yadav is an actor who works in Bollywood movies. Not only is he a good actor, but also a renowned comedian is known for making the audience burst into laughter with his humorous dialogues and comic timing. Rajpal featured in numerous comedy films like Dhol, De Dana Dan, Chup Chup Ke, Bhagam Bhaag, and many more. His portrayal of Bandya in Chup Chup Ke and Rangeela in Khatta Meetha is quite hilarious and a prime example of his comedic skills. He has won many awards for Best Comic Actor and has been nominated many times for the same.

8. VARUN SHARMA

Varun Sharma is an Indian actor who has some expertise in comedy roles. With his funny face and laughable dialogues, Varun has established himself as a comic actor in the Bollywood industry. He made his debut with Fukrey; his role of 'Choocha' was pretty hilarious, and the chemistry between Bholi Punjaban and Choocha in the film was hysterical. Varun also worked in a comic role in the sequel- Fukrey Returns and many more films such as Dilwale and Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon. He also featured in Chhichhore, where he played the role of a hyper-sexual student, Sexa. Varun received Zee Cine and Star Guild Award in the category of best actor in a comic role for Fukrey.

9. GOVINDA

Govind Arun Ahuja ('Govinda') is an Indian film actor best known for his dance and comedy roles. He is a good entertainer. Initially, he acted in family dramas, romantic films but later in the 80s he performed as an action and dancing hero. His first film was Ilzaam, followed by Love, Hatya, Jeete Hain Shaan Se, and Hum. In the 90s, he refreshingly started as a comedy hero. After performing in the romantic film Shola Aur Shabnam, he was identified for his comic role. Govinda had successfully starred in many comedy films like Aankhen, Raja Babu, Coolie No. 1, Dulhe Raja, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Jodi No. 1, and Deewana Mastana. In one of his famous comedy films, Hadh Kar Di Aapne, he played six roles (Raju and his mother, father, sister, grandfather, and grandmother), which were critically applauded. But after some box office flops, again progressed in his career by acting in Bhagam Bhag, Partner, and Holiday. He has successfully featured in over 165 Bollywood movies.

10. VIJAY RAAZ

Vijay Raaz is a famous and great Indian film actor and director. Raaz started his career by playing a small role in a jungle movie. His first successful movie is Monsoon Wedding. After that, he first featured as the lead role in the box office hit movie Raghu Romeo. He achieved popularity for his comedy role after his movie Run. He also played comic roles like Patakha, Dhamaal, Sanam Teri Kasam, and Bombay To Goa. He played better as a gangster in Delhi Belly.