With its back to back successes, the Telugu actors have been gaining much more popularity today, as compared to Bollywood. But not just the actors, even the comedians have also started becoming famous. For each and every movie to become a super hit, along with the actors, the comedians also play a very major role. Their funny commentary and facial expressions make the scene even more interesting to watch. And hence, Telugu Comedy actors have started growing in numbers and popularity with each new movie release.

The Comedians of South Indian industry as a whole are becoming popular. Be it Tamil comedians, or Telugu, they are receiving a lot of love today. Any popular movie today not just has a single comedian, rather many popular comedy actors form a part of the cast. This makes sure that people get multiple doses of fun from various perspectives. Here in this article, we will be sharing the list of top 10 comedians who are famous for the Telugu Comedy. Most of these actors are seen back to back in numerous comedy movies.


When you think of popular Telugu comedy actors, Brahmanandam will be the first name on your mind. And why not, his comedy has been so excellent that he is the first choice for every director. Because of his funny expressions and perfect comic timing, he has acted in more than 1000 movies in his career. All his comedy scenes from the Telugu movies are most watched scenes for any comedian.

He has not only won awards for his comedy, but has also found a place in Guinness World record for acting in maximum movies. Throughout his career, he has worked with every popular actor and director. Being the best comedian brings its own benefits. And Brahmanandam is truly living those benefits. Some of his popular movies till date are Race Gurram, Ragada, Baadshah, Dookudu and the list is endless.

Raghu Babu

Raghu Babu is another popular name among the famous Telugu Comedians. Not only him, but his father Giri Babu has also been a renowned comedian. And so, Raghu has been raised and has spent his entire life in a family of comedians. People adore him for his comedy timings and skills. The best part of Raghu Babu’s comedy is his natural acting. This, in turn, makes the scenes much more amazing to watch.

And so, he is one of the people’s favorites with his perfect acting skills. Some of his popular comedy movies till date are Race Gurram, Adhurs, Khaidi No. 150, Kick 2, and so on. Because of his excellent comic skills, he is the director’s pick in multiple Telugu movies.


Vennela Kishore

Vennela Kishore has been a part of movies since a decade only, unlike many other actors who have given more than 2 decades of their life to Tollywood. And in such a short time, he has managed to make his permanent mark among the people. His comedy skills are greatly loved by the audience, making him one of the main parts of popular Telugu movies these days.

Some of his popular comedies include MCA, Agnyaathavaasi, Inkosaari and many more. He has also been awarded as the best male comedians for his movie Inkosaari. One of his unique talents is that he can turn any serious scene to comedy. And this is what makes him one of the favorites of many people. Indeed, he is one of the best Telugu Comedy Actors this cinema has ever got.

Ali Basha

Ali is another popular comedian, who is not just famous in Tollywood, but has also worked in Kollywood and Bollywood. With his comedy talent, he is one of the highly acclaimed comedy actors of Tollywood. He is regarded as one of the best comedians in the whole of South Indian Industry. Some of his popular movies include Khaidi No. 150, Srimanthudu, Race Gurram, etc.

Jaya Prakash Reddy

Jaya Prakash is not just a comedian, but a popular villain as well. His villainous roles turn funny when he is faced with the battle opposite the lead actor. Some of his comedy movies include Naayak, Gabbar Singh, Ready, and so on. Because of his multi-talented nature to act as villain and comedy actor both, he is one of the favorite picks by a director.

Posani Krishna Murali

Murali is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter, More than a director, he is popular as a comedy actor. Most of the times, his innocent acts in the movie make people laugh their guts out. Be it as a minister, or a local person, he is loved in each and every role. His comic timing is excellent, making people want for more comedy scenes by the actor. Some of his popular comedy movies include Naayak, Race Gurram, Atharintiki Daredi, 1-Nenokkadine, and so on.

Prudhvi Raj

Prudhvi Raj was introduced to the world of acting by popular character actor of the 19th century, Prabhakar Reddy. He rose to fame after he acted in the movie Khadgam. More than a lead actor, he gained prominence for his comedy roles. And today, he is regarded among one of the best Telugu Comedians of this decade. Some of the popular movies of Prudhvi Raj are Paisa Vasool, Ninnu Kori, Khaidi No. 150, and many more. So far, he has acted in more than 100 movies and has given numerous successes in his career.

Srinivasa Reddy

Reddy entered into Telugu industry in the year 2001, with the movie Ishtam. Then on, he went on to become one of the great Telugu Comedy Actors of today. Other than the comedy role, he has appeared as a lead actor as well, but failed to gather enough attention. And hence, now he is limited to comedy alone in multiple movies. Some of his popular movies include Chal Mohan Ranga, Raja The Great, Attarintiki Daredi, and so on.


Sunil has acted in movies as a lead actor as well as a comedian. Even though he got success as the lead actor, but that did not stay for long. And eventually, he returned as a comedy actor to the Tollywood. His comic sense and skills have always proved to be a boon for the audience. He has that talent to bring a smile to the faces even when a serious scene is going on. And so, people have always loved his comedy to a great extent. Some of his popular comedy movies include Dubai Seenu, Ready, Jalsa, King, and many more.


First Published on: 13:12 pm - 8, May 2018
Author: author image Bhavya
Bhavya is BOTY's Sr. Journalist who has done a lot of research over the years on Bollywood. She loves to write latest news and movie updates.
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