Do you like watching movies after a long tiring day? Why not watch a good comedy movie to wind up a lousy disappointing day. Comedy movies can turn on your mood and let you have a good night sleep.
Would you like to spend the next two hours laughing and enjoying with your friends and family? If you are looking for the best Hindi comedy movies, here is the list of the 30 best awesome Hindi comedy movies made in the history of Indian cinema you will never complain about.
1. Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)
The romantic-comedy genre came to the Indian cinema only after this movie. The film brings together the real-life brother trio of Ashok, Anoop and Kishore Kumar to make this classic comedy movie of all times. The movie revolves round three brothers who keep avoiding women as far as they can.
Even the songs from this movie are blockbusters.
2. Half Ticket (1962)
Half Ticket will be your ticket to two hours of stomach aching laughter. You won’t be able to keep your feet on the ground.
One of my favorite scenes is where where Kishore Kumar’s father calls the board of director’s for a dinner party.
Do not miss this!
3. Padosan (1968)
Padosan is a light-hearted romantic comedy movie and a must watch that should be added to your list. The story revolves around Bhola (Sunil Dutt) and his lady love Bindu (Saira Banu).
Till date, it is considered as one of the best bollywood movie made. People still groove to the beat of the song Meri Pyaari Bindu.
And who can forget the role of the Tamilian played by Mahmood!
4. Bombay to Goa (1972)
Bombay to Goa was a remake of the Tamil movie Madras to Pondicherry. The excellent music and funny scenes will make you stick to your sit throughout the movie.
Amma Pakoda, the funny Tamil boy’s act is considered to be the over-the-top comedy scenes of all times.
Get set on this exciting trip.
5. Chupke Chupke (1975)
After watching this movie directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee you will have a different kind of respect for Dharmendra.
Each and every character is written exceptionally well.
This movie will never bore you no matter how many times you watch it.
6. Chhoti Si Baat (1975)
Chhoti Si Baat is a romantic comedy that bought Amol Palekar in the lime light.
The plot is about a young shy person who tries to impress his love with his simple methods but goes unattended. He seeks the help of a retired general who has his own techniques and understands the psychology of girls.
7. Gol Maal (1979)
Gol Maal is about Bhavani Shankar (Utpal Dutt), the man of traditional values and Ram Prasad (Amol Palekar) who is in desperate need of a well paying job. He therefore visits Bhavani’s office with all the qualifying requirements.
Moustache-less persons are a big no-no to Bhavani Shankar, the story revolves around the confusion that happens when he (Bhavani Shankar) sees him (Amol Palekar) moustache-less in a hockey match.
This one flick does not deserve a miss.
8. Chashme Buddoor (1981)
Chashme Buddoor is another romantic comedy by Farooq Shaikh.
The half before the interval is about Siddharth (Farooq Shaikh) who is extremely studious and falls in love with Neha (Deepti Naval), whereas his friends Omi (Rakesh Bedi) and Jomo (Ravi Baswani) are just interested in chasing girls.
The second part is the attempt to stage a fake kidnap of Neha but later turns out to be a real kidnap.
9. Satte Pe Satta (1982)
Satte Pe Satta is the story of seven brothers living in a farm house. The movie is rich in comical scenes, unforgettable music and script.
Who can ever forget the trademark dialogue of the movie, “Dur peene se Liver Kharab hota hai.”
10. Angoor (1982)
Angoor is based on Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.
The story is about two identical twins played by Sanjeev Kumar and the confusion and commotion they create. Another must watch.
11. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is one of the most high-valued comedy movies in Indian cinema. Kundan Shah, the director bagged the Indira Gandhi award for this film.
This movie is still on the hot platter. Ravi Baswani was awarded the Filmfare award of the best comedian that very year.
12. Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986)
Chameli Ki Shaadi was adapted from a novel by O.P Sharma. The film is filled with awesome moments from start till the end.
A few famous characters from the movie are Anil Kapoor as Charandas, Amrita Singh as Chameli, Amjad Khan as Advocate Harish, Om Prakash as Ustad Mastram Pahelwan, Pankaj Kapoor as Kallumal and ‘Koylewalla’ Chameli’s Father.
13. Pushpak (1987)
The best silent comedy movie in bollywood.
14. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
People still wonder how could the movie was not able to make a mark at the box office. It is one of those movies which can be seen a hundred times.
A few of the unforgettable dialogues:
Teja (Paresh Rawal) – Patte Bhicha Dunga
Teja Main Hoon, Mark Idhar Hai!
Crime Master Gogo (Shakti Kapoor) – Aaya hu to kuch leke jaounga
15. Coolie No. 1 (1995)
Hoshiyar Chand (Kader Khan) thinks himself as the most intelligent man and wants to marry his both daughters in the wealthiest family.
The plot goes this way: Shadiram Gharjode (Sadashiv Amrapurkar) is insulted by Hoshiyar Chand and in return he decides on to teach him lesson. He ropes in Raju (Govinda), a Coolie at the local bus-stop to make-believe him as a rich person to Hoshiyar Chand. Raju marries Malathi (Karishma Kapoor) and takes her to Mumbai. Mama (Shakti Kapoor) accompanies Malathi to Mumbai as an age-old family tradition. It follows the revealing of a con and other twist and turns with a funny climax.
16. Judaai (1997)
Paresh Rawal, Johnny Lever, Kader Khan, and Upasna Singh made the movie worth watching.
A few of the unforgettable funny scenes:
Johnny Lever sees Upasna Singh (the Abba-Dabba-Jabba girl) for the first time and Paresh Rawal’s interruption
Johnny Lever enacts that his father has died and the subsequent scene at his doorstep
The honeymoon scene of Johnny Lever and Upasna Singh
17. Deewana Mastana (1997)
How can one forget the famous Pappu Pager; Bunnu, the baby step guy, and Gafoor bhai.
A few of the famous characters in the film are Anil Kapoor as Raj Kumar (Raja), Govinda as Bunnu, Juhi Chawla as Dr. Neha Sharma, Johnny Lever as Gaffoor, Satish Kaushik as Pappu Pager and Kader Khan as Marriage Registrar.
18. Hera Pheri (2000)
Hera Pheri needs no introduction. It is just mind boggling… Kabira speaking!!! Funny till the last minute.
A few of the popular characters in the film are Akshay Kumar as Raju, Sunil Shetty as Ghanshyam (Shyam), Paresh Rawal as Baburao Ganpatrao Apte, Gulshan Grover as Kabira, Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Devi Prasad, Om Puri as Khadak Singh.
19. Love Ke Liye Kucch Bhi Karega (2001)
Love Ke Liye Kucch Bhi Karega brought many unrelated actors with spectacularly great dialogues making it one of the best movies of all times.
Every character is given its own problem and the fun part is how they somehow manage to solve it.
20. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. is in the mouths of all. Nor many were expecting Sanjay Dutt could do comedy prior to this movie.
The great camaraderie between Munna and Circuit made them the instant hit couple. The duo is only second to Jai-Veeru.
21. No Entry (2005)
No Entry is the answer to how funny a movie can get.
The trio Anil Kapoor, Fardeen, and Salman are coming back with a sequel known as No Entry Mein Entry soon.
22. GolMaal Series – 2006, 2008, 2010
The journey of GolMaal till Golmaal 3 is equally the best. Tusshar Kapoor needs a special mentioning in this series with the act of the dumb guy. From the first movie it has only grown in every aspect, from budget to star cast.
23. The Angrez (2006)
This is Hyderabadi Hindi too does not worth a miss. The movie made a unique record of running to packed houses in a single theatre for over 25 weeks in Hyderabad.
But don’t watch it with your family. It has a lot of double meaning.
24. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Lage Raho Munna Bhai made it to the box office once again. The story is hilarious and so are the acting of Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi.
The plot goes this way, Munna is completely mad with a voice of a radio jockey (Vidya Balan) Jhanvi. It shows his effort to impress her in a contest played on the life of Mahatma Gandhi. The hook is when he learns more about Gandhiji.
Following which he thinks that he is constantly accompanied with Mahatma Gandhi and his non-violent ideas make the central theme of the movie.
The songs are also great and became quite a hit.
25. Dhamaal (2007)
Dhamaal is the remake of the Hollywood comedy “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”.
It grossed closed to 50 crore rupees and also got good reviews across various media houses.
26. Dhol (2007)
Dhol is about four friends want to become rich and decide to go the easy way by marrying a rich girl.
The fun part is how they try to win the girl. A beautifully written comedy, suspense, and drama.
27. Bheja Fry (2007)
Bheja Fry is a remake of a French movie.
Though the movie was low budgeted it performed brilliantly well at the box office. Rajat Kapoor and Vinay Pathak are on fire in this movie.
28. 3 Idiots (2009)
3 Idiots was the ultimate movie that broke all box office records of that year. Each scene is better than the other.
The famous speech scene of Chatur can never be forgotten. The movie has ever possible element added to it.
29. All the Best (2009)
All the Best is a no-brainer, complete fuss and hilarious type. You need not wear your thinking cap to this movie. It is just plain simple.
All the actors have done complete justice to the script. Sanjay Dutt bagged the IIFA award for the best comic role for the movie.
30. Chennai Express (2013)
Chennai Express is the biggest block buster movie of 2013. It could break almost every record at the box office. The film by Rohit Shetty is definitely a must watch. The performance of the leads Shahrukh Khan and Deepika is commendable.
The beautiful picturisation and the soudtrack of the film are equally good. Nikitin Dheer does complete justice to the role of Tangabali. Do not miss this movie!
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