4 Old Hindi Comedy Movies that audience can’t get enough of
Laughter is a great stressbuster and can protect you from many unnecessary situations. Be it a heartbreak, dejection or rejection, laughter therapy is the ideal solution. Laughter therapy uses humour as the basis to alleviate pain and stress and improves a person overall state of mind. Studies have shown that it can also assist people cope with a serious disease, such as cancer. Watch as actress Daisy Shah opens up on her Laughter Therapy Mantra.On this International Joke Day, let go down memory lane and relive 4 Old Hindi Comedy Movies that puts a smile on our faces.
Adding humour through laughter exercises, clowns, movies, books, games, and puzzles are another ways of adding fun to your lives. Bollywood Films can be a great rejuvenation source as it takes your mind off the stressful events.
4 Old Comedy Movies that we still can’t get enough of
‘Padosan’: A Celebration of Music, Dialogues, and Characters
Jyoti Swaroop’s Padosan (1968) is a marvel of Hindi films. Based on Arun Chowdhury’s story Pasher Bari, the movie saw some powerful performances from Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Mehmood, and Kishore Kumar. The epic singing battle between Mehmood’s Masterji and Kumar’s Vidyapati is immortal and full of banters. The beauty of the song ” Chatur Naar ‘ is that in spite of the strong use of words the caricatures don’t feel insulting. Not only has the movie has great music and direction, but also the stellar performance of Saira, Kishore and Sunil bought the movie to life.
‘Angoor’: One of the best tales on mistaken identity
Gulzar’s script based on Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors is perhaps the best tale told about mistaken identities in Hindi cinema. Angoor (1982) starred Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in dual roles and their onscreen chemistry was enough to launch anyone into howling laughter. Also the comic timing of supporting actors like Moushumi Chatterjee, Deepti Naval, and Aruna Irani is a pleasant surprise. Watch the following comedy scene from the movie.
‘Bawarchi’ saw Rajesh Khanna in a brand new avatar
Another gem from the house of Mukherjee, Bawarchi saw India’s Rajesh Khanna in an avatar like never before. Khanna stole the show in and as the cook who holds the ties of an entire family together. Honest jokes and Khanna’s smiles were enough to alleviate anyone from any stressful situation. This 1972 movie is based on a 1966 Bengali film Galpo Holeo Satti and influenced the Govinda-starrer Hero No. 1.
Watch ‘Chupke Chupke’ for Dharmendra’s charms alone
Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed this 1975 venture and is based on Upendranath Ganguly’s Bengali story Chhadobeshi. Starring Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, and Jaya Bachchan, Chupke Chupke tells a story of prank, impersonation, and a whole lot of confusion. Dharmendra is phenomenal in the role of Botany professor Parimal Tripathi. One should watch this movie solely for Dharmendra’s charms. Evergreen songs and witty dialogues enhance the appeal. Watch a scene from the movie.
Chori Mera Kaam
Chori Mera Kaam is a 1975 Bollywood Comedy movie. While Chander Sadanah produced the movie, Brij Sadannah directed it and K.A Narayan wrote the movie. The movie starred Ashok Kumar, Shashi Kapoor , Zeenat Aman, Pran,Deven Verma, Iftekhar and Raza Murad. Kalyanji-Anandji gave the music of the film.
There are 5 of the Old Comedy Movies that still are loved by one and all. While these are old movies, there are many more that have added to the list since then. Some of the worth mentioning ones are Hera Pheri, Gol Maal, Fukrey, Bhool Bhulaiyaa2, Munna Bhai MBBS and the list goes on. All these movies have been mass entertainers and beyond all they made people forget the stress and worries.