8 Stress-Busting Bollywood Comedy Movies to Watch during the Lockdown


The recent COVID-19 pandemic has put lots of countries around the world into a state of lockdown. The rising number of coronavirus cases and death reports can easily trigger fear and anxiety, which in turn can take over people’s mental health. Keeping good mental health is very important for living. People are trying different things to get rid of this stressful situation, but nothing can be as beneficial as laughing heartily over Bollywood comedy movies and de-stressing.

Laughing is good for health and can also be very helpful in busting stress, maintaining good mental health and even boosting up our immune system. In this article, we are sharing a list of eight different Bollywood comedy movies, which we hope can bring back the joy of living in people’s life. And what’s the fun of watching movies with your whole family without snacks to munch on? Get your favourite packs of popcorns, chips and more delivered to your doorstep through eCommerce courier services in India, thankfully we have access to such doorstep delivery services even during lockdown. All set to go! Here’s your comedy movie playlist.

Phir Hera Pheri: Phir Hera Pheri is the sequel of 2000 movie Hera Pheri and is one of the best comedy movies of all time. The movie was directed by Neeraj Vora and features the trio comedy stars Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, and Sunil Shetty along with actresses like Bipasha Basu and Rimi Sen in supporting roles, also not to forget the king of comedy Johnny Lever. The movie is centered around the life of the three actors who fall into some kind of scam and try to find different ways to get their money back.

Bheja Fry: The movie was directed by Sagar Ballari with stars like Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, SharatKatariya, and Sarika in main roles. The movie starts with the life of a common man who falls into trouble when an aspiring singer comes to his house. The trouble becomeseven more complicated when he tries to correct it. This small-budget film was well appreciated by the audience and it also gained a huge success.

Khosla Ka Ghosla: Khosla Ka Ghosla is a comedy movie directed by Diwakar Bannerjee. Actors Tara Sharma, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, Parvin Dabas, and Roney Shorey are on the main role. The movie revolves around the life of a Delhi-based middle-class man who was being threatened by a land-thug. After the interval, the movie takes a different turn, when the man’s son, along with some friends, begins to fool the thug. This movie, although comical, explains the existence of land-thugs in India.

BehenHogi Teri: Directed by Ajay K Pannalal, this movie was released in 2017. BehenHogi Teriis a romantic comedy starring Rajkummar Rao as Gattu and Shruti Haasan as Binny. The story of the movie revolves around the prejudice of the society to treat every woman in neighborhood as sister. Gattu, the hero of the movie, fights against this prejudice to finally marry his love Binny. The movie is full of comedy and drama and will make you laugh from the beginning to the end.

Running Shaadi: This brilliant movie is directed by Amit Roy. Actor Amit Sadh and actress TaapseePannuare on the main role. The story of the movie revolves around the story, where two friends come up with a brilliant idea to set up a website that helps couples elope and get married against the wishes of their families. The idea soon turned out to be hit. The movie is full of comedy senses and funny dialogues that will give you a full dose of laughter.

Shubh Mangal Saavdhan: This movie is a remake of the Tamil film KalyanaSamavalSaadham. Directed by R.S. Prasanna and starring actors like Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, this is probably the first Bollywood movie to raise the erectile dysfunction issue. The movie funnily states the issue and also tries to bring into light how society takes it differently.

Hindi Medium: Hindi Medium is another comedy movie, which highlights a very common social issue in a funny way. This movie is directed by Saket Chaudhary and is brilliantly enacted by actors like Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, and Deepak Dobriyal. It successfully depicts social issues related to the obsession with big English schools. The movie is full of comedy senses and it’s an eye-opener for all classes of people in society. A new sequel of the movie is also out with the name Angrezi Medium, which is also a must-watch comedy movie.

Badhaai Ho: Last on the list, we have a super funny movie, which is directed by Amit Sharma and features star Ayushmann Khurrana in the main role. This movie was released in 2018 and the story starts with a 25 years-old man and his family. The man is in a state of shock when he realizes that his mother announced that she is pregnant. The man has to face an incredible amount of embarrassment because of this news and it has been screen played in a funny way. Badhaai Ho is fun to watch.

Check out these top 8 comedy movies during quarantine to help you remain stress-free during this pandemic. Although you might have already watched some of these movies, it is always good to watch them again and get your daily dose of laughter.


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