Comedy is a genre that is liked by everybody. Comedy films never fail to provide entertainment to the audience. It helps us forget the stress of our daily life and makes us enjoy the moments. Hence, comedic actors are very much in demand. They are loved by the viewers and the critics as well. Bollywood is full of veteran actors who have done legendary comedy roles in their life. Nowadays, a fresh crop of comedic actors has come up who entertain the viewers greatly.
Let us look at 10 such actors on this list.
Born in the city of Amritsar, Kapil started his career in Mumbai as a contestant on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He won the show, following it up with six wins in the show Comedy Circus. After participating in a few more reality shows, Kapil established his mettle as a good comedian. He is now the most well-known comedian on Indian television. He also works as a Bollywood actor. He debuted in the lead role in the film “
Kis Kisko Pyar Karoon
” which was a romantic comedy.
Bharti Singh was a contestant on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. She has appeared in several comedy shows on television. She is also a popular host and TV presenter. Bharti has started working in Bollywood films as well. The films in which she has appeared are “
. She has also done a few Punjabi films. Her style and mannerisms are unique and the audience loves her.
Sunil Grover is another popular comedy artist on Indian television. His mimicry and impersonation skills know no bounds. He has worked in several comedy shows on TV, including “
Comedy Nights With Kapil
”. His character, Gutthi, became hugely popular with the Indian audience. Sunil Grover is a very talented and versatile actor. His movie roles include that of Pyar To Hona Hi Tha, ‘
’, Mumbai Cutting,
Gabbar Is Back
Krishna Abhishek is a TV and film actor popular for his comedy roles. He had participated in Comedy Circus and made a name for himself. He has also worked extensively in Bhojpuri films. He is a well-known actor on television and also hosts shows. In Bollywood, he has appeared in films like "Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya",
, "Its Entertainment", “
Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
Hailing from Delhi, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is a popular character actor in Bollywood. He was earlier a theatre actor, following which he debuted in Bollywood with the film “No One Killed Jessica”. He had a negative role in this film. After that, he did a few comedic roles and found immense critical and commercial appreciation. He is very versatile and does well in every role. His filmography includes “
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Dolly Ki Doli
Tanu Weds Manu Returns
All Is Well
Vir Das is an actor in Bollywood as well as a stand-up comedian. He is very famous for his stand-up comedy acts and has a great fan following. He was also a TV host before he started working in Bollywood. He has worked in several types of shows on Indian television and excelled at each. He has famously been called “India’s answer to Jay Leno.” His films in Bollywood include
Love Aaj Kal
Go Goa Gone
, Santa Banta Pvt Ltd, Shaadi Ke Side Effects,
Manish Paul works as an actor, host, anchor, and a TV presenter. He has got a bright career in Indian television and Bollywood. Born and brought up in Delhi, Manish started his career by hosting cultural events in Delhi schools and colleges. He then appeared as a host on TV. His comic timing and hilarious antics have won the hearts of the audience. Before entering Bollywood, he has also worked in Hindi serials. His Bollywood films are
Tees Maar Khan
, ‘Ranbanka’, “Tere Bin Laden 2”, etc.
Kunaal Roy Kapur
Kunaal Roy Kapur is a Bollywood actor and director who predominantly does comedy roles. He debuted with the TV show
, following it up with a cameo role in the film Loins of Punjab Presents. He has appeared in many comedy serials and shows. His Bollywood appearances include films like Delhi Belly,
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
’, etc. Kunal has been widely appreciated for his comic roles and excellent acting skills.
Kayoze Irani is the son of the talented Bollywood actor
. He worked as an assistant director before making his debut as an actor. He has good comedy timing and is a natural performer in front of the camera. He is most popularly known for the role of Sudo in the movie “
Student Of The Year
”. His performance was quite appreciated by the audience. Furthermore, he has done films like ‘
’, and "The Legend of Michael Mishra". He surely has a bright future and career prospects.
Manjot Singh is a young and talented Bollywood actor known for his comic skills. Born in Delhi, he had no training in acting before he auditioned for the film Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!. He won the Filmfare Award (Critics) in the category for Best Actor and did not have to look back after this role. He has done films like ‘
’, Student Of The Year, ‘
’, Azhar, etc, after this and has been appreciated for each role. He has a natural comic talent and would surely keep on entertaining and impressing the nation.