For the Indian & International film lovers out there, here is a list of the best Hindi and English comedies of all time. Created in Bollywood & Hollywood, two of the world's busiest film centres, this notable Hindi and English comedy flick list features some of the funniest films ever made!
1. Andaz Apna Apna
Starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles, the film is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. Andaz Apna Apna was released in November, 1994. The film is amazing right from dialogues to characters and one of the classical cults in Indian Cinema. This one is a must watch and you’ll be bound to laugh your asses off!
2. Chup Chup Chupke
Starring Shahid Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav and Kareena Kapoor among many others, this movie is a laugh riot. Shahid Kappor fakes his own death to escape all the people he borrowed money from. He then takes refuge at a rich Gujarati household, where he pretends to be mute and deaf.
3. Hera Pheri
Starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty and Tabu, the film is directed by Priyadarshan. It was adjudged the best Bollywood comedy movie of all time in an online survey taken by The Indian Express. Paresh Rawal won the awards for the best comedian in Filmfare, IIFA and Star Screen Awards.
4. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
This is a debut film for director Rajkumar Hirani besides being produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The story involves combatant Sanjay Dutt as Munna Bhai, a hooligan, attending medical school. He is supported by his companion, Circuit (Arshad Warsi). It stars Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Jimmy Shergill, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani and Sunil Dutt.
5. 3 idiots
This humour flick is written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film stars comprise of Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor and crew. The storyline revolves around the friendship of three students at an Indian engineering college and a satire about the social pressures under an Asian education system.
6. Home Alone
An eight-year-old trouble agitator should protect his residence from a duo of thieves wherein he is unintentionally left home alone by his family during a Christmas vacation. The film stars Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard and is directed by Chris Columbus.
7. Dumb and Dumber
The cross-country feats of two good-hearted yet extremely stupid friends, this film stars Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Mike Starr and directed by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. The facetiousness of Jim Carrey is famous worldwide and Dumb and Dumber is the best instance of his comedy, reactions and acting overall!
8. American Pie
Four teenage boys enter into a deal to lose their virginity by a dance night. Starring Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Alyson Hannigan and directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz, this movie is liked by all the teenagers worldwide. It is also famous for its nude scenes, so we suggest you to resist watching it while your parents are still home!
9. Meet the Parents
Greg Focker who is a male nurse meets his girlfriend's parents ahead of proposing her. But, her doubtful father is a worst nightmare on every date. It stars Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner and directed by Jay Roach. Watch this movie for a sequence of laughter!
Two addicted secondary school seniors are enforced to cope up with the anxiety of separation after their deal to stage a booze party goes amiss. Starring Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader and directed by Greg Mottola, this movie is a must watch for anybody who wants to freshen up their moods and chill!
Well, if you are a fan of cinematic comedy, these films are certainly going to make you laugh out loud. If you are in the mood for comedy genres, these films will delight you for sure. Please note that the movies aren’t mentioned in any sort of order or rating. Also, they are picked up taking into account the viewers’ reviews and liking! We hope these movies help in lighting up your mood and help you chill!
By Bhavishya Pahwa