Akshay Kumar is one of the most famous actors in India, known for his comedy movies. He started his career with a small role in the film "Manjeet Khatri", released in 1988. Since then, he has acted in more than 100 films to date and is continuing his reign over the comedy genre in Bollywood.
Recently, the remake of his authentic Bhool Bhulaiyaa starring Kartik Aryan stirred the discussion around the level Kartik has to match up. So, among all these discussions, let's see the top-listed comedy movies of the OG Akshay Kumar.
1. Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
This 2006 sequel of Hera Pheri is loaded with even more comical scripts than the previous one. Directed by Neeraj Vora, the movie majorly stars Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal, along with Bipasha Basu, Rimi Sen, Johnny Lever, and Rajpal Yadav. The movie is plotted around the inspiration from a 1998 British movie named Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. In the film, Baburao, Raju, and Shyam, who live happily with plenty of money after turning rich, fall into the never-ending trap of making more money, thus igniting a new phase of their lives with unexpected twists along the journey.
2. Bhool Bhulaiya (2007)
A remake of the Malayalam film, this 2007 Hindi horror comedy film starred Akshay Kumar, Ameesha Patel, Shiney Ahuja, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Joshi, Asrani, Rajpal Yadav, and Vikram Gokhale. The entire movie is about an NRI and his wife who decide to stay at their haunted ancestral home despite the caution about the ghosts. Baffling circumstances lead them to take necessary actions and solve the problem.
3. Welcome (2007)
Directed by Firoz Nadiadwala, the 2007 Indian comedy film star Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Mallika Sherawat, Nana Patekar, Feroz Khan, and Paresh Rawal. The movie is about a Dubai-based criminal don wants to get his sister married, but no one wants to wed her and get related to the criminals. However, Rajiv (Akshay Kumar) falls in love with Sanjana (Katrina Kaif) and decides to marry her with several hilarious outcomes.
4. Singh is king (2008)
This Hindi action comedy film was released in the year 2008 under the direction of Anees Bazmee. Starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, the movie portrays the adventurous life of an average Punjabi villager and how he became the King of the Australian underworld.
5. Jolly LLB 2 (2017)
Written and directed by Subhash Kapoor, this 2017 Indian comedy film was produced by Fox Star Studios, with Akshay Kumar playing the lead role. Based on actual life events, the central plot revolves around how a lawyer who bribed a woman to start his law firm. The woman, however, commits suicide and the lawyer is filled with guilt when he gets to know that also the husband of the woman was served with injustice.
6. Good Newz (2019)
The comedy and drama film, produced by Dharma Productions, was released in 2019, with Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Kiara Advani playing the lead roles. In the movie, two couples with similar surnames undergo IVF (in-vitro fertilisation), and the sperms of these two couples get interchanged. The film is filled with comic scenes and the roller coaster ride of the four people.
7. Heyy Babyy (2007)
Starring Akshay Kumar, Boman Irani, Fardeen Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, and Vidya Blan, this 2007 comedy and drama film is based on the American movie Three Men and a Baby. The movie was released on 24 August 2007, and the plot wandered around the storyline of how three womanising bachelors have their lives turned upside down when they find a baby left at their doorstep and walk around searching for the father.
8. Housefull 2 (2012)
Under the direction of Sajid Nadiadwala and starring the best of Bollywood- from Akshay Kumar and John Abraham to Randhir Kapoor in lead roles, this comedy movie was released in the theatres in April 2012. This is the story of how four men help each other fool their respective fathers-in-law who want to marry their daughters to the most prosperous guys, which creates a series of confusion.
9. OMG (2012)
When the almighty descends on the earth to help resolve a case rightfully printed on the papers as an "Act of God", the situation is not customary, to say at least. Starring Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal in lead roles, this movie reflects the faulty system of the country with self-proclaimed godmen holding power to destroy people and ordinary men suffering amidst every issue. But, in the end, if we have faith in ourselves and the universe that things will fall into place over time, it first resolves the conflict within ourselves and grants us the power to fight the world.