India has a number of film industries, each with their own specialty. However, a common theme across all the movies is ‘comedy’. In India, we constantly need a dose of laughter and every film industry has its share of comedy movies that keep us entertained even in the worst of times. So if the lockdown is giving you the blues, we have got the list of top-rated comedy movies that will take your mind off the ongoing pandemic. Both critics and our users believe that these movies, which have released since 2015, are the absolute best! You can stream them online and if you have already watched them, don’t forget to add your own rating and review for the film by clicking on “Rate this Movie“.
1. Avane Srimannarayana (ASN)
Directed by Sachin Ravi, this Kannada comedy stars Rakshit Shetty as a quirky new cop in town, who in the pursuit of solving a long-held mystery of Amaravati has to get past a dreaded clan of dacoits and face its fierce leader.
2. Bad Boys For Life
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunite for the third installment of the Bad Boys franchise, where they face off against a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak vengeful havoc on their city.
3. Badhaai Ho
Ayushmann Khurrana leads this multi-starrer comedy, playing a young man who is not too thrilled to see his middle-aged parents finding themselves pregnant again. Not only does he find the situation awkward, there also lies the peril of public embarrassment.
4. Chaal Jeevi Laiye
Siddharth Randeria takes the lead in this Gujarati comedy, where his character and his son begin to explore the meaning of life as they meet a stranger, who takes them on a journey of surprises and realizations.
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, this action comedy tells the origin story of a former Special Forces operative-turned-mercenary, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment adopts an alter ego with a dark, twisted sense of humor.
6. Dream Girl
This comedy of errors stars a crackling ensemble led by Ayushmann Khurrana, whose character finds himself smitten by a host of people in and around Mathura. His mesmerizing voice as a woman at a call center leads to a series of unusual, crazy situations.
7. Good Newwz
This comedy of errors focusses on two Batra couples – an urban elite from Mumbai and a loud, garish pair from Chandigarh. Trouble brews when there’s a mix-up in their IVF treatments, leading to hilarious, and often ridiculous situations.
8. Jojo Rabbit
A satire set against the background of World War II, this award-winning comedy revolves around a German boy who is a member of the Hitler Youth and how he is forced to confront his beliefs and faith in his country, helped along by his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler.
9. Oh! Baby
Samantha Akkineni plays the lead in this Telugu comedy as a 70-year-old woman, who after finding herself transported to the body of a 20-year-old girl, embarks on a quest for happiness, while relishing in the rediscovered exuberance of youth.
Diljit Dosanjh stars in this Punjabi rom-com as happy-go-lucky man whose parents are tired of searching for an eligible bride for him. As fate has it, he falls in love with a girl at first sight, but soon realizes that it would not work as both of them come from two different worlds.