Akshay Kumar is one of Bollywood’s most versatile actors. Whether in action, drama or comedy – Akshay Kumar has delivered excellent performances in all these genres giving us some memorable movies to watch over and over again. A very hard-working actor, Akshay Kumar makes at least two to three movies in a year. Out of all his diverse roles, his comedy movies have us laughing all year round. So, let us take a look at the top 5 Hindi comedy movies of Akshay Kumar.
- Rowdy Rathore
Rowdy Rathore is a remake of a South Indian Film, called Vikramarkudu. In the movie, Akshay Kumar plays a double role. One character is a ‘rowdy’ police officer and the other one is a thief. In the story, the police officer is tragically killed by a criminal and his thief double seeks revenge for his murder. Packed with action and funny dialoguebaazi, Rowdy Rathore is very entertaining to watch and is the perfect treat for an Akshay Kumar fan. It is also considered one of the best Hindi comedy movies in Bollywood.
- Hera Pheri
This movie is a cult classic comedy film that also performed well on the box office. Starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty, this movie’s dialogues and plot points have become the fodder for many Internet memes even today. It is about three unemployed men who are looking to get out of their money problems. Their life takes an unexpected turn when they get involved in the kidnapping of a girl and one thing leads to another creating a lot of comedic ruckus in their lives. All the characters have good comic timing and the humour is so good that you’ll be find yourself laughing out loud in every scene.
- Bhool Bhulaiyya
Bhool Bhulaiyya is a blend of comedy and horror. The narrative was inspired by a South Indian film. It tells the story of an NRI couple who decide to move to India to live in their ancestral home that is said to be haunted. Akshay Kumar plays a crucial role in the movie. He is a psychiatrist and friend of the couple, who tries to help them through this troubling but hilarious situation. The comedic situations in the film will have you laughing in glee throughout.
- Garam Masala
Makarand (Akshay Kumar) is a photographer and a womanizer who is romantically involved with three women at the same time. He continues to handle the situation well and never gets caught. However, things fall apart with the entry of his old friend Shyam, played by John Abraham, who is also a photographer. The film is full of comedy scenes from beginning to the end. The movie gained a cult following and is considered one of the best Bollywood films in the comedy genre.
- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
This is a romantic comedy-drama film inspired by a true story. Keshav (Akshay Kumar) falls in love with Jaya (Bhumi Pednekar) and, they both get married. She soon realizes that there is no toilet in the house because of his family’s orthodox thinking. The movie makes you laugh, feel, think and hits the right spots by shunning an old age practice. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a good choice if you want to watch a Hindi comedy movie with your family.