Every year many different types of actors make their entry into Bollywood. And these actors love to choose films on the basis of their interest. Some prefer to work in a humorous cinema while other prefer movies based on romance, action genre projects. In today’s time, the demand for a film based on hilarious content is favoured by the audience. We have prepared a list of famous comedy actors of Bollywood, who have worked hard to entertain their fans to the fullest.
Rajpal Yadav made his entry into the Bollywood when the people used to watch mostly action and drama films. He changed the mindset of the audience with his comedy performance in the movies and earned respect in the heart of everyone. Some of his films in which he has shown his talent are Chup Chup Ke, Dhol, Dhol, and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. In the movie Chup Chup Ke, his combination with Paresh Rawal received loads of appreciation. His funny look is the most prominent reason to gain the people’s attention to a comic scene. That is why he is one of the talented comedy actors of today’s time.
This person needs no introduction as he has contributed for so many years in the film industry. Paresh Rawal’s roles are so unique and creative that he makes the audience to indulge in the movie scene. Even after so many years, he is still one of the best comedians of Bollywood. His recent performance in Tiger Zinda Hai received laurels from all the moviegoers. And due to his works in the film world, he was offered with Padm Shri in the year 2014. In the earlier times, he started his film career with negative roles but shifted to comedy roles later on. Only a skilled actor can make this jump so easily.
Bollywood’s Circuit has shown to the world that it is not mandatory for a person to belong to the film related family. But with dedicated hard work and passion for acting, one can establish oneself. His performance in various parts of Golmaal and Munna Bhai is the evidence of his flair. Not only he is known for comedy roles, but his dialogue delivery in serious scenes has impressed everyone in the theaters.
When one thinks of an actor who looks suitable in both comedy and ruthless scenes, then the picture of Vijay Raaz comes to mind. Vijay is known for playing short but productive roles in the films. He came into the picture with the character of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding. After that, he worked in many hilarious parts. His role in Dhamaal movie as a plane instructor gained him a lot of fame. In the year 2014, he made his directorial debut with the film “Kya Dilli Kya Lahore”.
Johnny Lever is a famous name for all age groups. Just like his name, he is full of fun and has shown his talent in hilarious scenes of his films. The actor is the one who introduced the new style of comedy to the film industry. That is why he is also famous as the first stand up comedian among all comedy actors of Indian cinema. Some of his notable works are in the films such as Deewana Mastana, and Dulhe Raja. Recently he was seen in the movie Golmaal Again and has also made his re-entry after ten years with TV show Trouble Ho Gayi Double on Sab TV. He not only entertain the audience on the screens but also loves to make his co-stars laugh on the sets.
Deepak Dobriyal started his film career with theater acting. He used to work in plays during earlier days of his career. Famous as “Pappi” in Tanu Weds Manu and its sequel Tanu Weds Manu Returns, he received many awards for his comic roles in films. Some of his distinguished contributions are in the films Omkara, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, and Dabaang.
Sanjay Mishra has shown to the film industry that if a person is passionate about his work, then family background doesn’t matter. He is one of those actors who used to do an odd job before joining the film career. Sanjay Mishra started his career at the theater shows. And now with dedicated hard work and natural flair, he has discovered new heights in his lifetime career. His first was Oh darling! Ye Hai India!, and his famous projects are Golmaal: The Fun Unlimited, Dhamaal, Phas Gaye Re Obama, and Dilwale. He is not only seen in a comic role but also worked in serious scenes like in his recent film Kadvi Hawa.
Govardhan Asrani, known as Asrani in the Bollywood industry has experience of working for five decades in the film industry. In the list of Indian comedy actors, he is the most aged personality. His versatile acting skills are evident from the fact that he has worked in almost every kind of roles in the movies. Asrani is famous as a comedian and has received many awards for his superb acting. There are numerous movies in which he has worked. Some of his popular movies are Hera Pheri, Chup Chup Ke, Hulchul, and Kamal Dhamaal Malamaal, to name a few.
Saurabh Shukla is known for his comic roles in many famous films such as Barfi!, Jolly LLB, Kick, and PK. He is not only a terrific actor but also has experience as a director and screenwriter. During his Bollywood career, he has received many awards for his works.
Ritesh Deshmukh belongs to a political family but chooses film industry as his career. He came into the picture with the movie Masti and also worked as a comedy actor in many films. Some of his popular movies are Housefull, Malamaal Weekly, Dhamaal, and Kya Kool Hain Hum. He has received many awards for his supporting roles in many famous movies.
So this was the list of top 10 comedy actors of Bollywood. We will update the collection from time to time based on the popularity of Hindi comedians. For more interesting posts and latest box office updates, keep reading BOTY.