Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood

Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 10:22 IST
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Johhny Lever: There was a time in Bollywood when 'if it was comedy, it had to be Johhny Lever'. Between the late 80's and mid 90's, Lever played many memorable roles in films like 'Hatya' (1988), 'Khiladi' (1992), Chamatkar (1992) and 'Baazigar' (1993) among others
    1/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Johnny Walker: The 'sir jo tera chakraye' man created a niche for himself as a comedian. He entertained all without ever being vulgar. Even the wink of his eye could evoke a smile. They don't make it like him anymore
    2/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Mehmood: Whether it was the South Indian music teacher in 'Padosan' the bus conductor in 'Bombay To Goa' or the butler in 'Gumnaam', Mehmood brought his unique style of comedy to the fore. Unarguably one of greatest comedians of Indian cinema
    3/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Kishore Kumar: People will always remember him as a legendary singer, but Kumar made a name for himself as a comic actor as well 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi', 'Half Ticket' and 'Padosan' are movies in which his funny avatars remain memorable
    4/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Kader Khan: From the mid to the late 90's, Khan formed a memorable association with Govinda, sometimes as dad, other times a father-in-law. The duo gave a number of hits like 'Coolie No. 1' (1995), 'Hero No. 1' (1997) and 'Dulhe Raja' (1998)
    5/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Utpal Dutt: 'Golmaal' (1979), in which he played the role of Bhavani Shankar, an eccentric boss who is completely for traditional values, remains Dutt's most renowned work in Hindi cinema. But, he has also done funny acts in memorable films like 'Guddi' (1971), 'Shaukeen' (1981) and 'Rang Birangi' (1983)
    6/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Paresh Rawal: Ever since Rawal portrayed the bumbling character of Babu Bhaiya in the hilarious 'Hera Pheri' (2000), he has become Bollywood's most reliable funny man
    7/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Shakti Kapoor: Like Kader Khan, Shakti also shone in alliance with Govinda, most notably as Nandu in Raja Babu (1994). However, his iconic role remains that of Crime Master Gogo in the laugh-a-minute riot 'Andaz Apna Apna' (1994)
    8/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Jadgeep: The Surma Bhopali of 'Sholay' (1975), even his two minute appearance in the film made him legendary. His cameo as Salman Khan's father in 'Andaz Apna Apna' is also well remembered
    9/10
  • Johnny Lever's 60th birthday: 10 funniest comedians in Bollywood
    Asrani: Best remembered as the 'Angrezo ke zamane ka jailor' from 'Sholay', Asrani continues to entertain us with his comic acts albeit in brief roles. In recent times, his performance in 'Malamaal Weekly' (2006) and 'Dhamaal' (2007) have been appreciated
    10/10
  • loading...

About The Gallery

On Johnny Lever's 60th birthday, we remember the Bollywood actors who have tickled our funny bones through their on-screen antics over the years...

 

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK