In Bollywood, there are typically three types of characters – the hero, the villain, and the others. The hero or villain is usually played by a mainstream actor known for his good looks, while the latter’s roles are given to professionals for their exceptional acting skills. Hardik Mehta’s 2020 film Kaamyaab perfectly described these actors as the “aalu” of cinema – put them in any role and you get a perfect treat. Most supporting actors in Bollywood have earned their fame from acting in comedy roles. Their ability to make us laugh in any situation and even steal the spotlight from the lead hero has made them stand out in the industry. Over the years, we have found such gems in Kader Khan, Irrfan Khan, Viju Khote, Mehmood, Johnny Walker, Jagdeep and more whose legacy remains eternal even after their death. Among the living, here are some comedy actors who always put a smile on our faces.

Paresh Rawal

Movies you cannot miss: Hera Pheri (Prime Video), Phir Hera Pheri (MX Player), OMG: Oh My God! (Netflix), Welcome (MX Player), Welcome Back (Zee5), Andaz Apna Apna (Netflix), Dharam Sankat Mein (Netflix), De Dana Dan (Airtel XStream), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (Zee5), Hungama (Hotstar), Deewane Huye Paagal (MX Player), Mere Baap Pehle Aap (MX Player), Buddha Mar Gaya (Zee5), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (Netflix), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (Netflix), Guest iin London (Hotstar), Hulchul (Hotstar), Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (Netflix)

Boman Irani

Movies you cannot miss: Munna Bhai MBBS (Netflix), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (Airtel XStream), Housefull (Zee5), Housefull 2 (Hotstar), 3 Idiots (Netflix), Jolly LLB (Hotstar), Total Dhamaal (Hotstar), Made in China (Netflix), Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi (Zee5), Dostana (Netflix), Main Hoon Na (Netflix), Ferrari Ki Sawaari (Netflix)

Sanjay Mishra

Movies you cannot miss: Kaamyaab (Netflix), Welcome (MX Player), Dhamaal (Netflix), Total Dhamaal (Hotstar), Golmaal Again (Prime Video), Guest iin London (Hotstar), Jolly LLB (Hotstar), Golmaal Returns (Shemaroo Me), Golmaal 3 (Jio Cinemas), Krazzy 4 (Prime Video), Apna Sapna Money Money (Zee5), Tom, Dick, and Harry (YouTube), Bunty Aur Babli (Prime Video)

Vijay Raaz

Movies you cannot miss: Monsoon Wedding (YouTube), Run (Zee5), Deewane Huye Paagal (MX Player), Dhamaal (Netflix), Welcome (MX Player), Delhi Belly (Netflix), Kaalakaandi (Hotstar), Pataakha (Prime Video), Stree (Netflix), Chopsticks (Netflix), Dream Girl (Zee5), Gulabo Sitabo (Prime Video), Lootcase (Hotstar)

Pankaj Tripathi

Movies you cannot miss: Nil Battey Sannata (Zee5), Newton (Netflix), Bareilly Ki Barfi (Zee5), Kaalakaandi (Hotstar), Stree (Netflix), Luka Chuppi (Netflix), Angrezi Medium (Hotstar)

Deepak Dobriyal

Movies you cannot miss: Kaalakaandi (Hotstar), Hindi Medium (Prime Video), Angrezi Medium (Hotstar), Tanu Weds Manu (Netflix), Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (Zee5), Kaamyaab (Netflix)

Govinda

Movies you cannot miss: Dulhe Raja (Shemaroo Me), Bhagam Bhag (Zee5), Raja Babu (Hotstar), Jodi No. 1 (YouTube), Coolie No. 1 (Jio Cinemas), Kunwara (MX Player), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (Airtel XStream), Joru Ka Ghulam (MX Player), Aamdani Athani Kharcha Rupaiya (MX Player), Andaz Apna Apna (Netflix), Kyo Kii..Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta (MX Player), Money Hai Toh Honey Hai (Airtel Xstream), Chalo Ishq Ladaaye (YouTube), Partner (Zee5)

Asrani

Movies you cannot miss: Dulhe Raja (Shemaroo Me), Bhagam Bhag (Zee5), Dhamaal (Netflix), Andaz Apna Apna (Netflix), Hera Pheri (Prime Video), Aamdani Athani Kharcha Rupaiya Online (MX Player), De Dana Dan (Airtel XStream), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (Netflix), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (Airtel XStream), Taqdeerwala (MX Player), Dhol (Shemaroo Me), Garam Masala (Hotstar), Khatta Meetha (Hotstar), Hulchul (Hotstar), Awara Paagal Deewana (MX Player), Bawarchi (YouTube)

Rajpal Yadav

Movies you cannot miss: Welcome Back (Zee5), Action Replayy (Netflix), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (Netflix), Khatta Meetha (Hotstar), De Dana Dan (Airtel XStream), Mere Baap Pehle Aap (MX Player), Krazzy 4 (Prime Video), Partner (Zee5), Dhol (Shemaroo Me), Bhagam Bhag (Zee5), Phir Hera Pheri (MX Player), Apna Sapna Money Money (Zee5), Garam Masala (Hotstar), Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (Zee5), Hungama (Hotstar)

Johnny Lever

Movies you cannot miss: Dulhe Raja (Shemaroo Me), Golmaal 3 (Jio Cinemas), Golmaal Again (Prime Video), Khatta Meetha (Hotstar), Aamdani Athani Kharcha Rupaiya (MX Player), De Dana Dan (Airtel XStream), Entertainment (Netflix), Kunwara (MX Player), Housefull 2 (Hotstar), Joru Ka Ghulam (MX Player), Ishq (MX Player), Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi (Hotstar), Yamla Pagla Deewana (MX Player), Total Dhamaal (Hotstar), Deewane Huye Paagal (MX Player), Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (Netflix), Chalo Ishq Ladaaye (YouTube), Housefull 3 (Hotstar), Awara Paagal Deewana (MX Player)

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