From the year from 2000 to 2010 are the golden years for the Bollywood comedy genre. This era is full of evergreen comedy movies in Bollywood. If you were born before the 2000s then we can bet you have seen most of these films, but if you didn’t then you need to turn the TV on for these masterpieces. These movies are true gems that even able to make you laugh hard even if you have seen many times before. You just can watch these films as many times as you want and these still don’t lose their affection. Here are 25 of the best comedy films you still won’t mind watching again!
1. Hera Pheri (2000)
Hera Pheri is that film which you would always find in the top 3 best comedy-genre Bollywood movies of all time in any countdown list. Directed by one of the best comedy-movies director Priyadarshan. The epic style of Baburao is lead to one of the most iconic comic characters of Bollywood. Aside from the performance of Akshay Kumar & Sunil Shetty are just awesome. This movie is a true gold and deserves first place on the list.
2. Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
You know that some movies got the low IMDb ratings but actually are one of the best of its kind, yes this is one of them. Once again, the trio of Baburao, Raju, and Shyam gave an epic performance. Other than these three main characters, the cast of Phir Hera Pheri is filled with full of great actors like Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi, Sharat Saxena, Razak Khan, and many more. You will also hear the voice of Nana Patekar as he is the Narrator of the Film.
If you are a true fan of the good cinema, then you can surely understand how great this movie is by only noticing the cast of the film.
3. 3 Idiots (2009)
You can imagine how awesome this movie is by just knowing that this movie officially has a remake movie in 2017 ‘3 Idiotas.’ The cast of 3 Idiots has filled with great actors such as Amir Khan, Boman Irani, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareen Kapoor, and the list goes on. The film is a satire about the social pressures under an Indian education system. This is a must-watch movie. If you have never seen this film, you should reschedule your plans.
4. Dhamaal (2007)
Four lazy friends and their adventure to find a hidden treasure, this is the plot of this hilarious movie. The crazy hilarious situations that they trap in the journey, will lead to dying laughter.
5. Welcome (2007)
Filled with marvelous actors, and this was one of the best 2007 hit comedy films. From the acting performance to the hilarious writing, this is a full family pact movie.
6. Chup Chup Ke (2006)
The lead cast of the movie included Shahid Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Kareena Kapoor, Om Puri, Shakti Kapoor, and Suneil Shetty. The movie revolves around a young man who attempts suicide but is rescued by a fisherman, only to sell him to a moneylender. But then the young man ‘Jeetu’ is forced to pose as a man with hearing and speech impairment, resulting in hilarious consequences that you will laugh out loud while watching.
7. Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
Directed by Rohit Shetty, this is one of the super-hit comedy movies that lead to the Golmaal film series. But, honestly, this is the only good film in the series. This hilarious movie is a worth watch.
8. Dhol (2007)
The ‘Dhol’ in the movie is really a big thing apart from the title. The movie is about four lazy friends who want to make easy money and aim to marry a rich girl. But their plan backfires after they meet Ritu and get embroiled with a dangerous criminal. The cast of the film including Tanushree Dutta, Rajpal Yadav, Kunal Khemu, Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, and Om Puri.
9. Hangama (2003)
Another hilarious film directed by Priyadarshan, Hangama is one of the best comedy films. Filled with the great comic actors, such as Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav Manoj Joshi, Shoma Anand, Razak Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Tiku Talsania, Akshaya Khanna, and Aftab Shivdasani. The movie is filled with hilarious scenes and situations that lead you to laugh hard out.
10. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
This movie gave us two unforgettable characters, ‘Circuit’ and ‘Munna.’ With a good rating of 8.1 from IMDb and great viewers’ response, the movie was a hit at that time. Even today, the movie doesn’t lose its charm.
11. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Once again in 2006, Munna Bhai & Circuit returned to the big screen, not to mention with a blockbuster ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai.’ This time, the plot was different from the first one, A gangster (Munna Bhai) hopelessly falls in love with an RJ (Jhanvi) but lies to her about being a true Gandhian. Although he ends up hurting her, he also undergoes a change and genuinely begins helping people. But there is a lot of hilarious and emotional acts and situations where you gonna laugh and cry.
12. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
If you are a fan of Horror-Comedy movies, then you might have seen this film. The 2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa is also having a sequel in 2020. The Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) cast includes Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Rajpal Yadav, Paresh Rawal, Shiney Ahuja, Ameesha Patel, Asrani, Manoj Joshi, and many more talented actors. This is one of the best Horror-Comedy films in Bollywood, directed by the Priyadarshan.
13. All the Best (2009)
The film, directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Mugdha Godse, Sanjay Mishra, Johnny Lever, and many more good actors, is a hilarious one. In the movie, In order to increase his monthly allowance, Veer lies to his stepbrother Dharm about being married. But the trouble begins when Dharm unexpectedly arrives in Goa to visit Veer and mistakenly believes Jhanvi as Veer’s wife which is actually the fiancee of his friend. This leads to a hilarious series of lies.
14. Hulchal (2004)
Another awesome movie directed by Priyadarshan, the movie follows the plot, Anjali and Jai belong to two feuding families and pretend to be in love only to seek revenge. However, their plan goes awry when they really fall in love and decide to bring their families together. The movie is full of great actors, such as Amrish Puri, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty, Rajpal Yadav, Arshad Warsi, Jackie Shroff, Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Asrani, Manoj Joshi, Shakti Kapoor, and many more.
15. Bhagam Bhag (2006)
Staring one of the popular comic heroes Govinda alongside with Akshaya Kumar, and Paresh Rawal. This movie is set in London, where the owner of a theatre group ‘Champak’ (Paresh Rawal) organizes a show along with Bunty (Akshay Kumar) and Babla (Govinda), two of his group members. They soon find themselves embroiled in a murder they did not commit and leads to the hilarious acts.
16. De Dana Dan (2009)
De Dana Dan is another decent movie with a low IMDb rating, 5.4. But the movie is actually not that bed. The movie is about two friends that are in desperate need of money in order to marry their respective girlfriends. To do so, they kidnap a rich woman’s pet and demand ransom. But things don’t go as they expected.
17. Pyar Ka Panchnama (2011)
Even though the film technically belongs to the next decade, we just couldn’t get ourselves to make do without this hilarious romance-comedy film. Pyar Ka Panchnama is about three friends and their love life. Each one has a different type of love-relationships but has the same conclusion, troubles.
18. Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)
Starring Ranbir Kapoor, and Katrina Kaif the movie is one good comedy-romance film. The movie is about a man named Prem who falls in love with Jenny, who is already in love with a man named Rahul. Despite this, Prem agrees to help her marry him and gets into several situations resulting in hilarious acts.
19. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)
With the IMDb rating of 8.3, the movie is a hilarious one. Fist film Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, starring Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Ranvir Shorey, Tara Sharma, Parvin Dabas, and Vinay Pathak. Every actor has given a great performance.
20. Bheja Fry (2007)
Another Humorous movie which is written and directed by Sunil Ballary. The movie simply gonna make your day with great performance and hideous acts. The movie is about a dumb IT clerk ‘Vinay Pathak’ who dreams of becoming a singer, he chews off the brain of the upmarket music producer, Rajat Kapoor who unwitting plays host to him for a night (might be the biggest mistake of his life).
21. Garam Masala (2005)
If you wanna know “Kamina” a friend can be, then you need to watch this movie. The movie is about two photographer friends who like to flirt with women constantly. After a trip abroad, when Shyam sees his friend Makarnd enjoying the company of three ladies, he decides to disrupt his friend Makarand’s life. The cast includes Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Paresh Rawal, Neetu Chandra, Rimi Sen, Rajpal Yadav, and Nargis Bagheri.
22. No Entry (2005)
The movie is about three friends, Kishan the Newspaper owner who has always been faithful to his wife, Kaajal, who always suspects him having affairs. Meanwhile, his Prem who frequently cheats on his adoring wife, without getting caught, incurring the disapproval of Kishan and photographer friend Sunny. Tired of listening to his moralistic pals, Prem introduces Kishan to Bobby, and that’s where the trouble begins.
23. Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
In New York, Dr. Anmol, a dentist, and henpecked husband live a miserable life with his son-in-law due to his domineering wife. However, these troubles increase when he is forced to get involved in a mafia rivalry. The film is a decent watch, starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty, Aftab Shivdasani, and Johnny Lever.
24. Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
Directed by Vikram Bhatt, and starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Shahid Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Johnny Lever, Om Puri, and Vijay Raaz. The film is a good one. Even though it didn’t do well in the box office, it is a well-deserved watch on your TV.
25. Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (2010)
The movie follows the story of Puneet and Munmun, who live in Mumbai, their lives turn upside down when a distant relative arrives at their doorstep and interferes in their personal and professional affairs. The movie is a lot funnier then we described. There are lots of hilarious acts and situations.
That’s it, these are some of the best comedy genre movies of Bollywood not only 2000s but all time. We hope you will enjoy watching these hilarious movies.
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