Leading comic strips of Bollywood
With Bollywood throwing up a diverse array of entertaining potboilers; those pepped with dashes of fun and oodles of genial humor are worth reliving. For a spell of rollicking laughter and quick switchover from daily drudgery; some of the recently made comic strips can prove to be the curative option.
1. Hera Pheri
Drawing its inspirational thread from the plot of a Malayalam flick; Hera Pheri released in 2000 can pep you up with its sheer monkey business. The comic flick of Priyadarshan which has close resembles to the Malayalam original ‘Ramji Rao speaking’; takes you through the antics of a con artiste and his subsequent involvement in a kidnapping tangle. Other than Raju- the con star; two of his close associates also find themselves similarly enmeshed. Featuring Akshay Kumar, Tabu, Suneil Shetty and Paresh Rawal; the comedy is marked by hilarious situations and equally side splitting verbal exchange. To find out if or not Raju tricks his way out do make it a point to watch the amusing entertainer. In case you have seen it once, reliving its fun filled hilarity will prove to be a good option.
One of the surprise successes of 2008- the comedy revolves around fun loving foursome and their collective ploy to trick a blind couple. Having been rusticated from college on account of alleged involvement in fraudulent deals; Lakshman resorts to a novel plan. As per its essential blueprints; Lakshman accompanied by three of his buddies jointly decide how to pretend to be the sightless couple’s grandson. Egged on by powerful screenplay and equally dexterous acting provided by its multifarious star cast, it is easy to understand why the flick directed by Rohit Shetty fetched both critical as well popular acclaim.
3. Andaaz Apna Apna
Starring two of the close contemporaries Aaamir & Salman Khan; the entertaining strip made in 1994 takes you through the schemes hit upon by both to earn fast buck without sweating it out. Aamir as Amar Manohar and Salman as Prem Bhopali hit upon the novel idea of marrying a rich heiress- Raveena. The situations respectively designed by two of her contesting suitors to outwit one another give way to loads of fun and genial entertainment.
Made way back in the late sixties; the entertaining movie with its sumptuous offering of songs revolves around Bhola’s( Sunil Dutt) desire to sing his way to Bindu’s heart, despite the former’s inability to sing.
The entertaining strip gives way to an underworld don’s desire to win over a media host by means of Gandhian philosophy. The comic entertainer with its share of romance, powerful characterizations and situational humor fits well into the genre meant for amusement.