As said by Jarod Kintz, “Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing”. It’s the best medicine and therepy, it can heal anyone’s heart. During these tough times, people are facing depression and anxiety, and laughing is the only source of positivity and happiness. Scientifically Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the feel good hormones. On this World Laughter Day let’s look at India’s best comedy movies that can make you roll on the floor.
Andaaz Apna Apna (1994)
This film surely tops the list. Although this film doomed at box-office, but it is considered as an Evergreen Classic. The movie is directed by Rajkumar SantoshKVideos and casts Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karishma Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor. The character of Crime Master Gogo became very popular back then and is still remembered today. The story is about two friends Amar and Prem and their ambition to get rich by wooing a rich girl and how they fall for their girls, with many twist and turns in between.
Gol Maal (1979)
One of the most popular movies in comedy genre. This movie is considered a cult- classic and each and every scene performed by the actors, leaves a mark on the viewers. This movie was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and casts Amol Palekar, Bindiya Goswami, Devan Verma, Shubha Khote, Buaji Kalindi, Manju Singh, Ratna Sharma and Dina Pathak. The confusion and the wiered acts will bring a smile on your face.
Chachi 420 (1997)
No one ever thought a serious actor like Kamal Hassan can play the role of Laxmi. The movie is Children’s favourite. The movie was directed by Kamal Hassan and casts Kamal Hassan,Tabu, Amresh Puri, Paresh Rawal in the lead. The story of the movie was inspired by Robin Williams, “Mrs Dobrire”. The story is about how Amresh Puri falls in love with his son-in law who is disguised as Laxmi. Kamal Hassan disguised as Nanny has come to convince his wife after they had a major fight.
Hera Pheri (2000)
When you talk about Hera Pheri, no way you can forget this movie. No matter, why it is telecasted on television every Sunday. The movie is a remake of 1989 release Malayalam film “Ramji Rao Speaking”. The movie is directed by Priyadarshan and casts Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Gulshan Grover, Mukesh Khanna and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. The story revolves around Raju, Baburao and Shyam and their never ending problems.
Munna Bhai MBBS (2003)
The directorial debut of Rajkumar Hirani and Sanjay Dutt set the box office on riot. This movie doesn’t stand in the league of conventional comedy films, but has strong comic punches that can make you go gaga. The movie casts Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, Sunil Dutt, Arshad Varsi and Gravy Singh. The story revolves around Munna (Gangster) and his journey of becoming a doctor, and his not so good relationship with Doctor Asthana.