When it comes to comedy movies, Akshay Kumar as an actor has aced his game in this genre for many years. He surely has done movies in multiple genres like drama and action but people still remember him for his comic timing. Even when it comes to memes, his film like Hera Phera and Welcome still has relevance in the Indian meme culture. If you are looking to have a fun movie night with your friends or family, you should definitely watch some Akshay Kumar comedy movies. You can find these movies on multiple platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and even on YouTube. However, finding the right one can be tricky, hence, we have curated a list of the best Akshay Kumar comedy movies just for you.
Here’s a list of the best Akshay Kumar comedy movies that you need to watch:
1. Hera Pheri
One of the most iconic Akshay Kumar comedy movies, Hera Phera is just a classic story directed by Priyadarshan. The story of this film revolves around three people: Raju, Shyam and Baburao. Interestingly, this movie is a remake of Ramji Rao Speaking from 1989 in Malayalam. The movie has become a cult in itself be it memes or catchy dialogues, this movie has it all. Apart from Akshay, the movie features Tabu, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal in key roles. If you are that 1% who hasn’t watched this movie yet, please do and we’re sure you’ll be re-watching it a couple of times.
2. Phir Hera Pheri
The second instalment of the Hera Pheri franchise is even funnier. Featuring Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Paresh Rawal and Rajpal Yadav in key roles, this movie is a total laughter riot. Another cult movie that has made a big impact, especially on the meme culture in India. Akshay Kumar as Raju has delivered one of the best comedy performances of his career in this movie. The movie became a huge commercial success and was written as well as directed by Neeraj Vora. It’s been more than 15 years and people are still waiting for part three of Hera Pheri.
3. Awara Paagal Deewana
Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Awara Paagal Deewana is an action comedy movie featuring Akshay Kumar, Aftab Shivdasani, Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty in key roles. The story of this film revolves around the life of a dentist who gets involved with the mafia and finds love during that time. A total roller coaster of a movie with action sequences that’ll leave you satisfied. You get to see some great comedy and music tracks as well during the film.
4. Garam Masala
One of the best Akshay Kumar comedy movies to date is Garam Masala directed by Priyadarshan. The story of this film revolves around two photographer friends, Shyam and Makarand, who work for the same company and like to flirt with multiple women. The duo can’t tolerate one being happier and both try to make life hard for each other. Things get even more interesting when they hire a house helper named Mambo who helps them manage their house and women. This film is also a remake of Priyadarshan’s own 1985 film Boeing Boeing. The film also features Paresh Rawal, John Abraham and Rajpal Yadav in key roles.
Another cult film that has made its mark in the Bollywood comedy genre is Welcome that released in 2007. The movie features actors like Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif and Mallika Sherawat in key roles. Directed by Aneez Bazmee, this film revolves around the story of Rajiv who loves Sanjana but has to face his brothers who are the mafia. This movie also has a cameo from Suniel Shetty and award-winning music from Himesh Reshammiya. Another cult film that has given many iconic dialogues and memes to comedy lovers.
6. De Dana Dan
Another Priyadarshan-directed comedy movie featuring Suniel Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif and Paresh Rawal in key roles. The movie didn’t do that well when it came to box-office numbers but was lauded by Akshay Kumar fans for his performance and comic timing. The story of the film revolves around Nitin and Ram who are friends looking to turn around their life. In this quest, they get into some shady business which leads to so much confusion that it’s funny to watch.
7. Bhagam Bhag
Bhagam Bhag is a comedy-drama movie produced and directed by Priyadarshan that will make you laugh out loud. The story of this film revolves around a drama group that comes to perform in the UK for an event but ends up being part of a mysterious murder. The cast of this film includes Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Paresh Rawal, Jackie Shroff, Tanushree Dutta and Lara Dutta in key roles. Even after ages, the film still feels relevant and you can re-watch this one of the best Akshay Kumar comedy movies multiple times.
8. Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Bhool Bhulaiya is one of the funniest horror-comedy Akshay Kumar movies that you can watch with your friends and family. This one is also directed by Priyadarshan and was a blockbuster when it comes to box-office numbers. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu (1993) and has recently also released a sequel that featured Kartik Aryan. Apart from Akshay, the cast of this film includes Shiney Ahuja, Vidya Balan and Ameesha Patel in key roles. The film also had iconic music tracks like the title track of the movie and ‘Mere Dholna’.
9. Khatta Meetha
Khatta Meetha is one of the most underrated Akshay Kumar comedy movies that you can watch right now. Directed and written by Priyadarshan, this is a remake of his own 1988 Malayalam film Vellanakalude Nadu (1988). The story of this film revolves around Sachin Tichkule, who is a local contractor facing challenges in his personal family as well as professional life. As the story proceeds, his struggle with authorities gets tough but justice prevails in the end. Another part about the movie that still makes it relatable is the memes!
10. Heyy Babyy
The one-of-a-kind comedy movie, this film includes actors like Riteish Deshmukh, Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and Fardeen Khan in key roles. The film is said to be inspired by the American movie Three Men and a Baby (1987) which was also a remake itself of the French film Three Men and a Cradle. Directed by Sajid Khan, the film revolves around three young men who are involved with multiple women and going out with them. However, they find themselves in a strange position when a strange baby is left at their doorstep. A very fun movie to watch with your friends that also has a cameo of Shah Rukh Khan.
11. Deewane Huye Paagal
Produced and directed by Firoz A. Nadiadwala, Deewane Huye Paagal is rom-com Hindi movie that showcases the story of Tanya and Karan who get involved with some gangsters unconsiously. Tanya is being chased by gangsters to which Karan and other come to the rescue. The cast of this film includes Akshay Kumar, Shahid Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal in key roles. The film did average when it came to box-office numbers but still is a total entertainer to watch due to the comic timing of Akshay Kumar and other supporting actors.
12. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Created by David Dhawan and Sajid Nadiadwala, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi is a rom-com movie that revolves around the story of a guy named Sameer. Sameer is a person with anger issues and tend to get in trouble as soon as he gets angry. The major part of the film is set in Goa where he meet a girl that he truly loves but gets in trouble due to a guy named Sunny. The cast of the film includes Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Lumar, Salman Khan and Rajpal Yadav in key roles. One the best Akshay Kumar comedy movies that revolves around the concept of friendship and love.
13. Singh Is Kinng
One of the most iconic Akshay Kumar Comedy movies that you’ll ever see is Singh Is King directed by Anees Bazmee. The film was a blockbuster hit and had a super viral music tracks as well such as Jee Karda and Teri Ore. The story of this film revolves around Happy Singh who travels to Australia to get his gangster brother back to his village. However, he ends up becoming a part of gang in order to bring him back. The cast also includes Katrina Kaid, Om Puri, Sonu Sood, Kirron Kher and Neha Dhupia in key roles.
Directed by Sajid Khan, Housefull is a comedy-drama movie featuring Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh and Deepika Padukone that was loved by people. The story of this film revolves around a guy named Arush who is considered to be a loser at everything he does. However, he falls in love with a girl named Sandy which seems to change things for him. When Sandy’s brother comes to meet Arush, things get more complicated as he knows his from somewhere before.
15. Action Replayy
Action Replayy a rom-com movie combined with a sci-fi angle where a guy named Bunty goes back in time to make thinks work between his parents. In order to make his parent’s marriage work in the future, Bunty goes back in the 70s. He thought it was easy but turns out it was a very complex task to accomplish as his father is a very introvert and shy whereas her mother is just the opposite. The songs of this movie were very good and loved. The cast of this film includes Akshay Kumar, Rannvijay Singh, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai in key roles.
16. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
One of the recent Akshay Kumar comedy movies, Toiler: Ek Prem Katha is a comedy-drama movie that is based around the social messaging of hygiene in the Indian society. The movie showcases the story of Keshav who falls in love with a girl named Jaya. They both get married but Jaya faces issues when moving with Keshav’s family as they don’t have a toilet at home. This creates a lot of problems within their relationship and family. Hence, Keshav tries to make a toiled inside the house for all. The cast also includes Bhumi Pednekar, Divyenndu and Anupam Kher.
17. Good Newwz
Good Newwz is a comedy-drama movie featuring Diljit Dosanjh, Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in key roles. The story of this film revolves around two batra families who are trying to conceive a baby but some confusion at the fertility centre make things messy. The comic timing of Diljit and Akshay are impeccable in this movie. However, it also gives you some emotional moments that humbles you. A total family entertainer movie that you can watch and re-watch any time.
18. Kambakkht Ishq
Kambakkht Ishq is an action-comedy movie that showcases the story of a stuntman named Viraj who works in Hollywood. Viraj is against the concept of marriage and love, hence, he stops his brother from doing the same as well. A doctor named Simrita operates on Viraj during a surgery but accidentalli left his watch inside his body. This causes a huge blunder to his personal and professional life. The cast includes Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor in key roles plus a cameo from Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone.
As the name suggests, Entertainment is an entertaining comedy-drama movie that showcases the story of a guy named Akhil. He thinks that he’s a failure but finds out later that he’s the son of a rich diamond merchant who left all his wealth to a dog named ‘Entertainment’. This movie follows the tale of Akhil in claiming the wealth of his biological father and fighting with this dog. Apart from Akshay, the cast of this film includes Tamannaah, Krushna Abhishek and Prakash Raj in key roles.
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