Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Akshay Kumar, who turns a year older today, is at the top of his game right now. The actor has a number of hit and blockbuster movies to his credit. Also, with the recently-released Mission Mangal, he has given his tenth hit in a row, which is quite a feat. While he has earned the tag of ‘Khiladi’ because of his numerous action roles, he is also an award-winning comedian too. The films like Housefull, Khatta Meetha, Welcome, Bhool Bhulaiyaa and Hera Pheri have proved that Akshay Kumar has a brilliant comic timing.  So, as the actor turns 52 today, we list 5 of his funniest films that are sure to tickle your funny bone. (Image: PTI)

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Hera Pheri (2000): Directed by Priyadarshan, Hera Pheri is one of the funniest Bollywood movies ever made. The trio of Kumar, Paresh Rawal, and Suniel Shetty made the film a thoroughly funny ride for the audience. The film also starred Tabu and Gulshan Grover. Akshay Kumar essayed the role of a tenant living in Paresh Rawal's house and needless to say, his character is still etched in our mind. (Image: Twitter)

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Mujhse Shaadi Karoge (2004): The film, directed by David Dhawan was another example where Akshay Kumar's mind-boggling comic antics were on full display. Kumar plays Sunny, a man who is out to ruin his roommate Sameer (Salman Khan) and try to steal the girl he loves, Rani (Priyanka Chopra). Kumar’s perfect comic timing won many hearts. (Image: Twitter)

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007): This film saw Akshay Kumar portraying the role of psychiatrist Aditya Srivastava, who is called in by his friend Siddharth (Shiney Ahuja) to solve the mystery of an old palace like house. The film had Vidya Balan playing the character suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. As he tries to prove this and cure her, hilarious situations ensue and make this film a laughing ride for the audience. Kumar and Balan stand out in this film. (Image: Twitter)

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Welcome (2007): Directed by Anees Bazmee, Welcome proved to be one of the best performances of Akshay in the comedy genre. The film also starred Katrina Kaif, Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal, and Anil Kapoor in prominent roles. For the film, Akshay opts for a quieter, subtle comedy role—and does a great job! (Image: Twitter)

Birthday Special: 5 Films That Prove Akshay Kumar Is The 'Comedy King' Of Bollywood

Housefull (2010): Akshay Kumar's mind-boggling comic antics received adulation from all quarters. Kumar plays Arush, a man down on his luck when his wife leaves him until he meets Sandy (Deepika Padukone). The film also stars Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Arjun Rampal. (Image Twitter)

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