Comedy is not a science but an art, so there are no rules in it. There are no answers for why something is so funny, but it's the fact that it captures the remarkable moments of you laughing. Making someone laugh in a dramatic way is a big task. Hindi Film Industry has many comedian actors, who have struggled to introduce comic in the Hindi Cinema and have many fans for their comic genre. These are ten comedians who have shaped their role in order to fit the comic genre in Indian Cinema.
Badruddin Jalaluddin Qazi is famously known as Johnny Walker. He worked as B.E.S.T bus conductor in Bombay. While traveling in the bus,
was impressed with Johnny Walker. He noticed that Johnny was entertaining the passengers of the bus. Balraj introduced johnny to
. He saw Walker for the famous brand of Scotch Whisky and offered him a comedy role in his movie- Baazi. He has the talent of making people laugh to the core and that is what makes him a famous comedian in the industry.
Mehmood is the best-known Bollywood comedian. He was multi-talented; performed as an actor a musician, a producer, and a director. In his career life, he worked in over 300 Hindi movies.
Rajendra Nath, an actor in Bollywood, mostly worked in comic roles. Before entering into Bollywood, he worked in Prithvi Theatres with
. In his career in Film industry, Nath started working for small roles in movies. He acted not only in Hindi films but also in Punjabi, Bhojpuri and South Indian cinema.
Jagdeep is a famous actor. He arrived in Bollywood as a child actor in BR Chopra's Afsana. He played a role in children's film called 'Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke', which was awarded to him and another artist by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. He played a comic character of Soorma Bhopali in Sholay. He has worked in more than 400 movies.
Asrani was raised in middle-class Sindhi family. He completed his school years in St. Xavier's school and graduated in Rajasthan College in Jaipur. He started his career with his first Hindi movie - Umang. He has acted in over 300 movies. He got an award in Film Fare Award for best comedian in 'Aaj Ki Tazza Khabar' in 1973 and 'Balika Band' in 1976.
Kader Khan, a famous Bollywood actor, script and dialogue writer as well as director. He has acted in over 450 movies in Hindi and Urdu. He has amazing acting skills and is the winner of Screen Award as the best performer in a comic role in 1995.
Johhny Lever was born in Prakasam District in Andhra Pradesh. He got greatly influenced by comedians like Kishor Kumar, Johnny Walker, and Mehmood. He acted in 350 movies. He was awarded Filmfare award for Best Comedian Award in 1998 and 1999 for the film 'Deewani Mastana' and '
Rajpal Yadav is from Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh. He was interested in acting from childhood. He went to do a course from National School of Drama in Delhi. After the course completed, he stepped in Mumbai to make his career in movies. In 1998, he acted as a villain in the film 'Jungle'; then he got a role in comedy film '
Chup Chup Ke
' and 'Malamaal Weekly'. Rajpal never learnt to look behind and worked in several movies and also was awarded various awards in comic role.
Paresh Rawal joined film industry in1984 with the film Holi by Keta Mehta. He mostly played in supporting and villain roles in 1980's. In 2000, he started playing a comic role in films. His biggest hit film is '
' and got a Filmfare Award as a Best Comedian.
Boman Irani, an actor, a professional photographer and a voice artist. He started his acting career as a Theater artist. His performance in 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' and ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S' has been memorable, which earned him fame. The movie '3 Idiots' rewarded in IIFA, Star Screen and Filmfare Awards.