If laughter is the best medicine for our health then these comedy actors in Bollywood are the best doctors in the world of Entertainment.
Some of the famous comedians like Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi were well known as Johnny Walker, Mehmood, Jagdeep, Mukri, Utpal Dutt died and their contribution to this genre will be remembered.
Some other famous veteran comedian-actors Kader Khan, Asrani, Shakti Kapoor, Ashok Saraf also did a lot of films but not doing more films due to personal problems and health issues. Currently, these 10 Comedy actors in Bollywood are ruling hearts across the nation and overseas.
There are a number of versatile actors in Bollywood like lead actor Akshay Kumar is best known for comedy and action films but here we are listing comedy actors who are not lead but their presence in the film makes its worth.
1- Johnny Lever
Undoubtedly, Johnny Lever is the most loved comedy actor in Bollywood, his journey from pens seller in the street to being a great actor is so inspiring. Johnny has worked in around 200 films.
His popular comic roles are in Karan Arjun (1995), Raja Hindustani (1996), Judaai (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Dulhe Raja (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Anari No. 1 (1999), Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000), Koi Mil Gaya (2003), Dilwale (2015), Golmaal Again (2017) and still winning hearts.
2- Sanjay Mishra
Sanjay Mishra received Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Hindi drama Ankhon Dekhi (2014), he is a method actor but his comic roles are more interesting. Rajkumar (1996), Satya (1998), Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010) to Baadshaho (2017) proved that he is such a great comedy actor of Hindi Cinema.
3- Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav is one of the most popular comedy actors in Bollywood, the actor started his acting career through a negative role but gained fame through comic roles in Chor Machaaye Shor (2002), Hungama (2003), Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), Dhol (2007), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Kushti (2010), Judwaa 2 (2017), Coolie No. 1 (2020).
4- Paresh Rawal
Veteran actor Paresh Rawal is a versatile artist, has played negative, supporting, and comic roles in more than 200 films including comedy movies Chachi 420 (1997), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Hungama (2003), Hulchul (2004), Deewane Huye Paagal (2005), Garam Masala (2005), Golmaal (2006), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Welcome (2007), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (2010), Welcome Back (2015), every role is so impressive.
5- Boman Irani
Boman Irani’s both villainous and comedic roles are highly popular. His role as college’s director of 3 Idiots (2009) gave him a huge success also best known for Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Main Hoon Na (2003), No Entry (2005), Happy New Year (2014), Housefull 3 (2016).
6- Vijay Raaz
Vijay Raaz plays small comic roles in Bollywood movies these small roles make us laugh. The actor is best known for his comic role in Run (2004), Deewane Huye Paagal (2005), Dhamaal (2007), No Problem (2010), Delhi Belly (2011), Kaalakaandi (2018), Stree (2019).
7- Sunil Grover
Sunil Grover is a very popular stand-up comedian, also popular as Doctor Meshoor Gulati and Gutthi and the actor also appears in Bollywood films. His journey from Pyar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) to Heropanti (2014), Baaghi (2016), Coffee with D (2017) shows that he is a talented and versatile actor.
8- Varun Sharma
If we talk about new generation’s comedians Varun Sharma is just the most loved actor. The actor debuted through comedy-drama Fukrey (2013) and just a short period of time gained so fame through the Fukrey series including Dolly Ki Doli (2015), Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015), Dilwale (2015), Raabta (2017), Chhichore (2019).
9- Vir Das
Vir Daas is a successful stand-up comedian and also appears in Bollywood movies. The actor played important roles in Badmaash Company (2010), Delhi Belly (2011), Go Goa Gone (2013), Mastizaade (2016), Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi (2017).
10- Deepak Dobriyal
Deepak Dobriyal is a versatile actor, his brilliant act in Omkara (2007), Gulaal (2010), Dabangg 2 (2012), and Hindi Medium (2017) proved that he is a star performer. The actor is critically acclaimed for the comic role in Kangana Ranaut’s super hit comedy-drama series Tanu Weds Manu.
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