Published By: Ishani Karmakar

Bollywood's Funniest Movies That Are A Must-Watch - A Countdown Of The Most Hilarious Films

Bollywood has a rich history of producing films that entertain, move, and inspire audiences worldwide.

Amidst the dramatic sagas and heart-wrenching romances, there lies a treasure trove of comedic gems that never fail to bring laughter and joy. These movies have become classics, celebrated for their wit, humour, and unforgettable characters. In this countdown, we will explore the most hilarious Bollywood films that are a must-watch for anyone looking to enjoy a hearty laugh.

Chupke Chupke (1975)

Starting off our countdown is Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s timeless classic "Chupke Chupke." This film features an ensemble cast, including Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, and Jaya Bachchan. The plot revolves around a botany professor who decides to play a prank on his in-laws by pretending to be a driver. The ensuing confusion and mistaken identities lead to a series of hilarious situations that keep the audience in splits from start to finish.

Gol Maal (1979)

Another Hrishikesh Mukherjee masterpiece, "Gol Maal" is a comedy of errors that showcases the brilliant acting prowess of Amol Palekar and Utpal Dutt. The story follows Ramprasad, who invents a fake twin brother to keep his strict boss happy. As the lies spiral out of control, the film delivers one hilarious scene after another, making it a timeless comedy classic.

Hera Pheri (2000)

Priyadarshan’s "Hera Pheri" is a modern classic that has achieved cult status among comedy lovers. Starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, and Paresh Rawal, the film tells the story of three struggling individuals who get entangled in a kidnapping plot gone wrong. Paresh Rawal’s character, Baburao Ganpatrao Apte, steals the show with his impeccable comic timing and unforgettable dialogues.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Rajkumar Hirani’s "Munna Bhai M.B.B.S." is a unique blend of comedy and heartwarming drama. Sanjay Dutt stars as Munna Bhai, a goon who pretends to be a doctor to fulfil his father’s dream. Along with his sidekick Circuit, played by Arshad Warsi, Munna navigates the world of medicine with hilarious results.

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

"Andaz Apna Apna," directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, is a cult favourite that has gained immense popularity over the years. The film stars Aamir Khan and Salman Khan as two bumbling conmen vying for the affections of a wealthy heiress. With a plot full of misunderstandings, disguises, and comic villains, the film offers non-stop laughter.

3 Idiots (2009)

Another gem from Rajkumar Hirani, "3 Idiots" is a comedy with a powerful message. The film, starring Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi, follows the lives of three friends at an engineering college. While the film addresses serious issues like the pressure of academic success and the importance of following one’s passion, it does so with a heavy dose of humour.

PPK (2014)

Rajkumar Hirani strikes again with "PK," a film that combines satire and comedy in a brilliant way. Aamir Khan plays an alien who lands on Earth and questions the customs and beliefs of human society. The film’s humour is sharp and insightful, often poking fun at the absurdities of life.

Padosan (1968)

Topping our countdown is the evergreen comedy "Padosan," directed by Jyoti Swaroop. The film features an ensemble cast, including Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Kishore Kumar, and Mehmood. The story revolves around a simpleton who falls in love with his neighbour and enlists the help of his friends to win her heart. The film’s music, performances, and comic timing are legendary. Kishore Kumar’s portrayal of the eccentric music teacher is particularly memorable, making "Padosan" a timeless classic that continues to entertain generations.

Bollywood’s comedy films have a unique charm that blends humour with heart, leaving audiences in splits while also touching their emotions. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day or simply want to enjoy a good laugh, these movies are a must-watch. So, grab some popcorn, sit back, and let the laughter begin!