Bollywood Comediansby Spectacula | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
A List of Actors in Comic Roles (not as lead actor) in Indian Films for a significant number of times.
Kapil & Krushna are not included. Suniel Shetty, Ajay Devgn, Govinda, Salman Khan have also been omitted.
Actor | Albela
Master Bhagwan was born on August 1, 1913 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Bhagwan Abhaji Palav. He was an actor and director, known for Albela (1951), Bhagam Bhag (1956) and Bhoola Bhatka (1976). He died on February 4, 2002 in Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Actor | Anand
One of the earliest and best-loved comedians of Indian Cinema, Johnny Walker brought smiles and amusement to all whenever he was on film. Christening himself after the famous Scotch whisky, Walker would drive audiences wild with laughter with his squeaky voice, pencil-thin moustache and his ...
8. Johnny Lever
Actor | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Johnny Lever, born in Andhra Pradesh and was brought up in Mumbai's King's Circle area (Dharavi). His mother tongue is Telugu. Johnny studied in Andhra Telugu School till the seventh grade but couldn't study further because of financial problems in his family, after which he decided to leave school...
Actor | Sholay
Asrani was born in a middle class Sindhi family. His father migrated to Jaipur after the Partition of India and opened a shop selling carpets. He has four sisters and three brothers: two elder and one younger. Asrani was highly uninterested in business and very weak in mathematics. He completed his...
12. Ashok Saraf
Actor | Karan Arjun
Ashok Saraf (born 4 June 1947) is an Indian actor and comedian. He has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi movies for since the late 1960s Ashok Saraf is known mainly for comedy movies, many of which he appeared in with Laxmikant Berde. Apart from films, Ashok Saraf has also starred in television ...
17. Tun Tun
Actress | Mr. X in Bombay
Tun Tun was a prolific singer and comedienne appearing in over 100 Bollywood films. She began her career as a singer but was soon overshadowed by others. A heavy woman, she turned to comedy, using her weight to her advantage and continued her career as a comedienne. She died at the age of 76.
20. Rajendra Nath
Actor | The Train
Rajendra Nath was born in 1931 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India as Rajendra Nath Malhotra. He was an actor and director, known for The Train (1970), Intaquam (1969) and Prem Patra (1962). He died on February 13, 2008 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
21. Jaspal Bhatti
Actor | Fanaa
Jaspal Bhatti, the most popular social satirist in India, graduated from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in North India, as an electrical engineer. He was famous for his street plays like his My Nonsense Club during his college days. Most of these plays were spoof ridiculing the corruption ...
22. Kader Khan
Actor | Taqdeerwala
Kader Khan was born on December 11, 1937 in Pishin, Balochistan, British India. He was an actor and writer, known for Taqdeerwala (1995), Destiny and Fate (1981) and Angaar (1992). He was married to Azra Khan. He died on December 31, 2018 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Archana Puran Singh was born on March 26, 1962 in Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000) and Raja Hindustani (1996). She has been married to Parmeet Sethi since June 30, 1992. They have two children.
33. Shakti Kapoor
Actor | Andaz Apna Apna
Shakti Kapoor is one of the most comic actors to grace the Bollywood screen. Since the start of his career he has done more than 300 films. He had been often nominated for the Filmfare Award in the most comic performance category. His on-screen pairing with another comic actor Kader Khan as the ...
35. Laxmikant Berde
Actor | Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
Laxmikant Berde was born on October 26, 1954 in India. He was an actor, known for Who Am I to You? (1994), Dhum Dhadaka (1985) and When Love Calls (1989). He was married to Priya Arun Berde and Roohi Berde. He died on December 16, 2004 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
38. Shail Chaturvedi
Music_department | Naya Zaher
Shail Chaturvedi was born on June 29, 1936 in Amravati, Bombay Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on Naya Zaher (1991), Hum Farishte Nahin (1988) and Agent Vinod (1977). He was married to Daya. He died on October 29, 2007 in Malad, Maharashtra, India.
39. I.S. Johar
Actor | Death on the Nile
I.S. Johar was born on February 16, 1920 in Tollagannj, British India as Indra Sen Johar. He was an actor and writer, known for Death on the Nile (1978), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Johny Mera Naam (1970). He died on March 10, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
40. Deven Verma
Producer | Yakeen
Deven Verma was born on October 23, 1937 in Kutchh, Cutch State, British India. He was an actor and producer, known for Yakeen (1969), Chori Mera Kaam (1975) and Andaz Apna Apna (1994). He was married to Rupa Ganguly. He died on December 2, 2014 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
45. Vijay Raaz
Actor | Monsoon Wedding
Vijay Raaz was born and raised in Delhi where he attended Kirori Mal College. While at college he was a part of the dramatic society The Players. He also appeared in plays at the National School of Drama. He decided to focus on a film career and moved to Mumbai where he received a role in Ram Gopal...
47. Raju Srivastava
Actor | Baazigar
Raju Srivastav (born Satyaprakash Srivastava) often credited as Raju Shrivastav or Raju Srivastava, is an Indian comedian, and more popularly, an observational comedian. He is known most for his acute scrutiny and comical timing about various Indian aspects of life.
Satyaprakash Srivastava was born ...
49. Saurabh Shukla
Actor | Jolly LLB
Shukla's family left Gorakhpur for Delhi when he was two years old. After completing his schooling, he graduated from Khalsa College, Delhi. His professional career began in 1984 with his entry into theater.
Shukla began serious theater in 1986 with roles in plays like A View From The Bridge (Arthur...
50. Kishore Kumar
Music_department | Sholay
Abhas Kumar Ganguly was born in Khandwa, now in Madhya Pradesh. His dad's name was Kunjilal, a lawyer by profession, and his mom's name was Gouri Devi, who came from a wealthy family.
Kishore was the youngest in the Ganguly family, preceded by Ashok Kumar, Sati, & Anoop Kumar (I). Sati was married ...
51. Anoop Kumar
Actor | Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi
Anoop Kumar was born on March 24, 1926 in Khandwa, Central Provinces, British India as Kalyan Kumar Ganguly. He is known for his work on Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi (1982), Fashionable Wife (1959) and Victoria No. 203 (1972). He died on September 20, 1997 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
52. Utpal Dutt
Actor | Gol Maal
Utpal Dutt was born on March 29, 1929 in Barisal, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was an actor and director, known for Gol Maal (1979), Mr. Shome (1969) and Baisakhi Megh (1981). He was married to Sova Sen. He died on August 19, 1993 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
53. Arshad Warsi
Actor | Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Arshad Warsi was born in Mumbai, India, and did his schooling at a boarding school, Barnes School, Deolali in Nashik district, Maharashtra. He was orphaned at the age of 14 and struggled for a living in Mumbai during his early days.
Financial circumstances forced Warsi to start work as a door-to-door...
59. Shubha Khote
Actress | Zabaan Sambhal Ke
It was only natural that Shobha Khote strayed into show business. Her father, Nandu Khote, was a star on stage and in the silent movies. Durga Khote, a famous movie personality of the yesteryear, was her aunt. The huge family home at Bombay's Chowpatty was always full of guests.
"I had a happy, ...
60. Manoj Joshi
Actor | Devdas
Manoj Joshi is an India film and television actor. Joshi began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre. He has also acted in over 60 films since 1998, many of his roles being comedic. His earliest well known serials include Chanakya, Ek Mahal Ho ...
63. Atul Parchure
Actor | Awarapan
Atul Parchure is a TV actor who is more active in small screen both in Hindi and Marathi Shows. He hails from Mumbai where he was born on 30th November 1966 in Mumbai where he was born and brought up at. He did his schooling and college from Mumbai and during his college days, he was linked with ...
68. Hemant Pandey
Actor | Prakash Electronic
Hemant Pandey is an India film, theater and television actor, most known for his role as Pandeyji in TV series, Office Office (2000). Originally from Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, Hemant Pandey got his first break in Delhi by an NGO called Janmadhyam and Allaripu which is specially for women. Hemant ...
72. Siddarth Jadhav
Actor | Simmba
Siddharth Jadhav is an Indian stage, television, and film actor and comedian who primarily works in the Marathi film industry. Siddharth began his acting career at a young age and also received several awards including the Best Actor Award at the Ravikiran Balnatya Spardha in 1996: he was 15 at ...
73. Pankaj Kapur
Actor | Maqbool
Pankaj Kapur the acclaimed film, television and stage actor signified the young crop of great actors of which Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah and Ifran Khan formed a part. Unlike his other counterparts Kapur hasn't broken the vow to work only in good Art and Independent projects. A perfect actor Pankaj ...