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Akshay Kumar’s top 5 most hilarious comedy movies

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is mostly known for his comedy and action films and had worked in more than 150 movies. His comedy is unmatchable and well appriciated.

Here are 5 famous comedy films of Akshay Kumar:

1. Phir hera pheri (2006): ‘Phir Hera Pheri’  is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language comedy film written and directed by Neeraj Vora. It is the sequel to Hera Pheri (2000) [2] and the second part of the Hera Pheri franchise. It stars Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal reprising their roles from the previous film, as well as Bipasha Basu, Rimi Sen, Johnny Lever, and Rajpal Yadav. The plot progresses as a twist of fate alters the lives of Raju, Shyam, and Baburao when they are tricked by a con artist named Anuradha. They must now find another means to repay the loan taken from the famous gangster Totla Seth. The basic premise is based on the 1998 films Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels and The Circus. The film was a huge commercial success upon its release on June 9, 2006 [6] [7], being the year’s eighth highest grosser. Because of Akshay Kumar’s comic timing and the supporting characters of Rawal, Lever, and Yadav, the film has achieved cult status and a strong fan following across generations. It is currently regarded as a comedic film landmark as well as one of the best sequels ever made.

2. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007): Bhool Bhulaiyaa is a 2007 Hindi-language Indian psychological thriller film. T Series’ comedic horror film is directed by Priyadarshan from a screenplay by Neeraj Vora. It is an official remake of Fazil’s 1993 Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu. Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Ameesha Patel, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi, Asrani, and Vikram Gokhale appear in the film. Ranjit Barot and Pritam composed the film score and soundtrack, and Sameer and Sayeed Quadri wrote the lyrics. The film has gained cult significance among audiences over the years due to Kumar’s psychiatrist character, Balan’s dual depiction of Avni and Manjulika, and its music. Anees Bazmee directed the standalone sequel, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022), which starred Tabu, Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani, and Rajpal Yadav. The third sequel, featuring Kartik Aaryan, is slated to be released on Diwali 2024. Bhool Bhulaiyaa earned 82 crore worldwide on a budget of 32 crore, making it the eighth-highest grossing Hindi film of 2007. When it was released, it earned great reviews from critics, who praised the film’s direction, writing, humour, and soundtrack, as well as Kumar and Balan’s performances. Balan was nominated for Best Actress at the 53rd Filmfare Awards.

3. Garam Masala (2005): Priyadarshan’s 2005 Indian Hindi-language comedy film Garam Masala stars Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen, Neha Dhupia, and Rajpal Yadav. Makarand “Mac” Deendayal Chatpatiya (Kumar) and Shyam “Sam” Salgaonkar (Abraham) are two photographer pals who regularly flirt with ladies. Shyam resolves to interrupt Makarand’s life after a vacation overseas when he notices him enjoying the company of three ladies. The film is a remake of Priyadarshan’s 1985 Malayalam comedy Boeing Boeing, which was itself a remake of the 1965 film of the same name. Garam Masala was released during Diwali in 2005, and it earned mixed reviews from reviewers while also being a commercial success. However, Kumar was praised for his performance, which earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role.

4. Welcome (2007): Anees Bazmee co-wrote and directed the 2007 Hindi-language comedy film Welcome. It has notable performances by Feroz Khan, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Paresh Rawal, and Mallika Sherawat.  Sunil Shetty and Malaika Arora make cameo appearances. This was Feroz Khan’s final cinematic appearance before his death in 2009.  The central plot is based on the 1999 comedy Mickey Blue Eyes. The film is the first in the Welcome series, and it produced a sequel, Welcome Back, in 2015, which was also a big success.  The film’s climax scene, according to The Hindu, is a rip-off of the 1990 Tamil film Michael Madana Kama Rajan. Welcome was distributed by UTV Motion Pictures and had a budget of 320 million dollars (US$4.0 million), including production and marketing costs. It was released in theatres worldwide on December 21, 2007, coinciding with the Christmas holiday. Critics gave the film mixed to good reviews, and it competed with Aamir Khan’s Taare Zameen Par. Nonetheless, Welcome was a huge economic success, becoming the year’s second-highest grossing Hindi film with global revenues of 1.22 billion (US$15 million).


5. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004): ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ is a 2004 Hindi-language romantic comedy film directed and produced by David Dhawan. Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Priyanka Chopra appear in the film, which also stars Amrish Puri, Kader Khan, Satish Shah, and Rajpal Yadav in supporting parts. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi is mostly set in Goa and chronicles the adventures of two men (Khan and Kumar) as they try to capture the heart of a woman (Chopra). Mujhse Shaadi Karogi opened to positive reviews on July 30, 2004, with praise for its director, performances, music, cinematography, art direction, costumes, and styling. The film grossed $560 million at the box office, making it the fourth-highest-grossing Indian film of the year. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi received three Filmfare nominations. The film earned 13 nominations, including Best Film, Best Director (Dhawan), Best Actor (Khan), and Best Actress (Chopra), and won five prizes. It was nominated for ten Screen Awards, including Best Film.