The most difficult thing to do in this world is to make people laugh when they are sad. There cannot be a good family watch Bollywood movie without a great comedy act from one of the actors. Whether through their jokes or by their captivating roles, these comedians tend to keep us glued to the movie. Bollywood at present has a number of great actors who have managed to make us laugh unconditionally throughout our life. Here, we provide you with top 5 best comedians in Bollywood history.
Top 5 Best Comedians in Bollywood History
Comedy is one of the most difficult things to do on screen. One needs to captivate the audience with instant dialogue delivery through his comic sense. So, here we list you the best 5 Indian comedians in Bollywood history so far.
One of the most versatile actors that Bollywood has ever seen is Boman Irani. This guy can act, make us laugh, is a professional photographer and a voice artist. What else do you want? Boman has made a sterling contribution to the comedy scenery in the Bollywood industry with brilliant performances in ‘Khosla ka Ghosla’, ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’, ‘Heyy Baby’ and ‘3 Idiots’ among others. This has led to him winning many honors throughout the industry whilst also bring a new level of comedy in the Bollywood fraternity.
Paresh Rawal started his acting career with few intense criminal roles which were not warmly received by the audience. However, switching over to comic roles provided him with a new lease of life in Bollywood. What captivated movie-goers over three decades to his acting career were his acting skills in the hit movie ‘Hera Pheri’. The film was a laugh riot and made Paresh a comedy king alongside Akshay Kumar thanks in no small part to the huge comedy in the movie. Besides, Paresh has also worked with hundreds of other comic movies to entertain the audience throughout his career.
Johnny Lever or John Prakasa Rao Janumala is undoubtedly the comedy king of the Bollywood right now. With more than 350 films in his kitty, Johnny Lever has made us laugh all through his acting career and is still managing to do so until today. He is certainly bestowed to make us laugh and this talent is undoubtedly too large. Johnny is one of the best comedians in Bollywood industry with his innate talent to make people laugh. He has also managed to bag two Filmfare awards for ‘Deewana Mastana’ and ‘Dulhe Raja’.
Mehmood Ali or simply Mehmood, as known to most of us, is, without a doubt, one of the greatest comedians in Bollywood Industry. Mehmood was a versatile actor, scriptwriter, director, and producer but he will always be remembered as the best comedian in Bollywood. With a career spanning over 4 decades and over 400 movies long, he was the Comedy King in 1960. The way in which he acted and made people laugh made him a household name while his instant comic timing made him the leading comedian in this industry.
Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi, commonly known to us as Johnny Walker, is arguably the best comedian in Bollywood industry history. He was a bus conductor before actor Balraj Sahni introduced Johnny to Guru Dutt after being impressed by his portrayal of a drunken man in a screen test. Only Mehmood was able to come any close to Johnny’s comic timing till date in the Bollywood industry. Probably, he is the most natural and gifted actor on our list. Johnny Walker played the role of a drunk in most of his movies while he was just a prude which speaks volume of his acting prowess.
There can never be a good comedy movie without a great comedian nailing his role down perfectly. No matter how good a script is or how good the jokes are, if the comedian does not have a good comic timing, the film is bound to fail. These top comedians in Bollywood Industry were a dream in this industry making us laugh right throughout their careers and still their movies are making us laugh.