Comedy films to watch on ZEE5
The lockdown is a good time to watch mindless slapstick comedy films. These are films in which you can leave your brain aside as they say, and enjoy for a while not thinking or overthinking too much. Bollywood has made quite a few classic comedies in recent times before social comedies like Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha became the new norm. Here are some of the all-time favourite comedies you can watch on ZEE5.
This evergreen film was the first big hit by Rohit Shetty, in the Hindi film industry. Golmaal showed the comic talent of Ajay Devgn, along with seriously talented actors like Arshad Warsi and Paresh Rawal. This is also the only Golmaal film to star Sharman Joshi as Laxman, before the role was taken by Kunal Kemmu.
2. Welcome Series
Welcome, became a huge hit, and is another modern classic Hindi comedy. This film featured Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor, as the dons Uday Shetty and Majnu bhai, that had a style unlike anything seen in Bollywood before. The movie dialogues continue to be quoted in memes and conversations and the movie is still re-watchable.
Housefull features Riteish Deshmukh and Akshay Kumar, who are a formidable comedy duo. However, this film also featured iconic characters with Boman Irani as Batuk Patel, and Chunky Pandey as Aakhri Pasta. The first Housefull became a massive hit, which spawned three more sequels, that are yet to reach the level of the first film.
4. No Problem
No Problem is the story of two small time crooks, who manage to rob a bank and get caught. To save themselves, the robbers decide to pay back the money by robbing it from a big don. If you haven’t watched No Problem yet, you can watch and enjoy all the hilarious confusion for free on ZEE5.
5. Double Dhamaal
Like No Problem, Double Dhamaal is also a film about con men and robbers, whose plans go all wrong. This film is a sequel to Dhamaal and brings the same cast including the funny pair of Javed Jaffri and Arshad Warsi, as Adi and Manav. This film also adds Kangana Ranaut and Mallika Sherwat to the cast, raising the glamour and the comedy.
6. Heyy Babyy
Heyy Babyy stars Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Fardeen Khan and Ritesh Deshmukh. However the biggest source of both comedy and drama in this film comes from an adorable baby. This film features Boman Irani and Shah Rukh Khan who only add to the comedy of this film.
7. No Entry
No Entry, was the biggest hit of 2005 and it tells the story of a faithful husband, Kishen who loves his wife, but due to her possessive nature, he decides to have an extramarital affair. But this decision of his ends up in big trouble. Watch this comedy starring Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor and Bipasha Basu.
8. Welcome Back
9. Desi Boyz
Desi Boyz, starring Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, and Chitrangada Singh, was a blockbuster hit when it released. This film told the story of two male strippers, and the effect their job had on their personal relationships. This comedy film also had some amazing songs which are still quite popular.
10. Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se
Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se, is a comedy film starring Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, and Bobby Deol. This popular film franchise is the usual masala entertainer, and a perfect film to watch with your family, especially if you are a fan of the Deol family.
Here’s the list of the best comedy films to binge-watch non-stop on ZEE5.