Best of Comedy Movies from Bollywood (Hindi Cinema)by Deepak_Futela | created - 03 Jun 2014 | updated - 03 Jun 2014 | Public
Every year India churns out hunderds of Masala movies (A genre lesser known outside of India, a mixture of all genres, be it comedy romance, action or drama). Although several movies are released under Comedy genre too, but most of those are either inspired by Hollywood movies or just are simply dumb (like Chennai Express or most of Salman Khan or Akshay Kumar movies).. Still there are some smart & off-beat comedies that you want to watch again just to have a good laugh.. following are some of those, let me know if I missed something good.. Criteria: The movie should have 1000+ votes and 6+ IMDb rating..
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1. Hera Pheri (2000)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.
A movie I can watch hunderds of time without getting bored..
2. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)
Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.
Votes: 20,259 | Gross: $0.03M
The game changer of bollywood
3. Tere Bin Laden (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A reporter casts a fake Bin Laden to act in his video message to America, so he can immigrate there.
I can laugh just by looking at that Laden's duplicate..
4. Gol Maal (1979)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
A man's simple lie to secure his job escalates into more complex lies when his orthodox boss gets suspicious.
One word - CLASSIC
5. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
PG | 160 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress, inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal.
6. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Not Rated | 156 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.
Inspired by "Patch Adams", but has its own charm.
7. Bheja Fry (2007)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets completely annoyed when he invites a tax inspector and a singer to his house.
Inspired by French movie "Le Dîner de Cons (1998)"..
8. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.
Another good satirical, the climax scenes of Mahabharata Play are the best part..
9. Chupke Chupke (1975)
Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newly wedded husband plays a practical joke on his wife's family with full support from his wife and friends.
The best of comedy done by Dharmendra and Amithabh aprt from Sholay..
10. Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
A middle class family in India tries to buy a new car.
Family Comedy of the decade.
11. Angoor (1982)
Not Rated | 131 min | Comedy
Based on Shakespeare's 'A Comedy of Errors', this is a story of identical twins (2 pairs) and mistaken identities.
Another Classical based on Shakespear's "A comedy of errors"..
12. Vicky Donor (2012)
Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Romance
A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic.
Votes: 35,991 | Gross: $0.17M
Smart modern age comedy..
13. Carry On, Munna Bhai (2006)
PG-13 | 144 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.
Votes: 38,890 | Gross: $2.22M
14. Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Om Shastri, a recession victim comes to India to sell his ancestors property to clear is debt. On reaching he comes to know that selling the property will make his family homeless in India. Later he is kidnapped by goons thinking a rich NRI.
Another dark comedy..
16. Padosan (1968)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A simple man from a village falls in love with his new neighbor. He enlists the help of his musical-theater friends to woo the lovely girl-next-door away from her music teacher.
17. Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A burglar reflects on his life and loves; while the media speculates how he managed to pull off so many heists.
Votes: 14,831 | Gross: $0.08M
18. Socha Na Tha (2005)
Not Rated | 137 min | Romance, Comedy
A boy is forced meet a girl for an arranged marriage but even though he refuses the match, they secretly become friends. As things get complicated and both get engaged to different people they realize they've fallen in love with each other.
My Favorite rom-com from Bollywood
19. Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2007)
143 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A comic thriller about two people who miss the last local train at 1:40 am and how missing of their train changes their course of life forever.
The best comedy a person can get from situations..
20. Chup Chup Ke (2006)
Not Rated | 164 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A debt-ridden young man attempts suicide, but is rescued only to find that his luck is finally turning.
Votes: 6,871 | Gross: $0.33M
The best scene ever.. Rajpal yadav: Iss ghar mein kitne log rehte hai Shakti kapoor : 20-25 log Rajpal yadav: phir isse ghar kyon kehte hai jila *beep* kyon nahin kar dete
21. Peepli (Live) (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media.
Votes: 11,038 | Gross: $0.75M
My favorite Satirical from Bollwood
22. Chillar Party (2011)
135 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony takes on the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.
Votes: 6,076 | Gross: $0.01M
A good Children's Comedy..
23. Chalo Dilli (2011)
Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, Drama
Enroute to her destination via plane, a busy executive gets stranded with a middle-classed fast-talking male.
A good Road movie..
24. Chachi 420 (1997)
155 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Desperation to be with his only child forces a divorced man to take the guise of the child's nanny. Situations get really messy when the child's grandfather (the man's ex-father-in-law) falls in love with his disguised ex-son-in-law.
Inspired by "Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)"..
25. Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006)
132 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bengal-speaking Siddharth Bose lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Delhi along with his mother, and sister, Shalini. Their dad had abandoned them years ago. Shalini gets married to Kapil ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,827 | Gross: $0.03M
26. Malamaal Weekly (2006)
137 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Votes: 4,786 | Gross: $0.20M
28. Welcome (I) (2007)
159 min | Comedy, Romance
A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.
Votes: 15,660 | Gross: $1.09M
From all the other Dumb Comedy movies which I exluded from the list, I can watch only this one again.
29. Chashme Buddoor (1981)
Not Rated | 145 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood, and fail - miserably. Their third room-mate, shy, and a ... See full summary »
30. Ishq (1997)
161 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja ... See full summary »