10 Best Anupam Kher Comedy Films You Should Not Miss

Leela Adwani |Jul 21, 2020

In an attempt to make you know more about the actor, we have rounded up a list of Anupam Kher comedy films along with a quick brief of his filmography.

It goes without saying Anupam Kher is one of the most influenced actors in B-town. Appearing in over 500 films in different languages and plays, his enormous devotion to the film industry is incomparable. The award-winning actor is the role model and a legend in the hearts of not only the audiences but also the younger generations. 38 years in the industry, he has tried his hand at several genres but Anupam Kher comedy is by far one of the impressive roles he has ever played.

Best comedy films of Anupam Kher

In an attempt to make you know more about the actor, we have rounded up a list of Anupam Kher comedy films along with a quick brief of his filmography.

Anupam Kher comedy movies

Khosla’s Nest (2006)

Releasing on 22 September 2006, Khosla’s Nest made it to the list of best movies of Anupam. With an original title as Khosla Ka Ghosla!, the film revolves around the story of a retired middle-class man who hails from Delhi. The film shows how he half-heartedly to bring his land back from a swindling property dealer. His “battle” receives support from his sons as well as his friends.

Khosla’s Nest

Helmed by Dibakar Banerjee, the film got 8.3 stars (out of 10 stars) on IMDb.

The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991)

Directed by Mahesh Bhatt, The Heart Refuses to Listen is described to be a journey into a woman’s heart. The film witnessed the collaboration of Anupam Kher with Amir Khan and Pooja Bhatt.

Getting 7.4/10 stars on IMDb, the film is bound to take the viewers on a roller-coaster ride of emotion with a lot of laughs but not fewer tears. It's hands down a must in the list of Anupam Kher comedy films

The film poster

In a nutshell, the film talks about a woman named Pooja who flees from her home to be with her lover. However, on her way, she encounters Raghu who agrees to escort her. Finally, she ends up falling in love with this guy.

ChaalBaaz (1989)

The list of Anupam Kher comedy cannot complete without mentioning ChaalBaaz. With an English name as Trickster, the film is a slapstick comedy film helmed by Pankaj Parashar. It stars late actress Sridevi, Sunny Deol, and Anupam Kher is featured in a supporting role.

The film revolves around twin sisters who were separated at birth. They are Anju who is abused and treated badly by uncle and Manju who is a street smart girl.


ChaalBaaz got a good response from both the audiences and the critics. It turned out to be a commercial success as well when became the year’s fifth-highest-grossing film.

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

It’s a romantic comedy sports drama that was directed, produced, and written by Gurinder Chadha. Anupam Kher played the role of Mr. Bhamra and the film talks about a girl bending the rules to pursue success in her professional soccer. However, her Indian parents don’t allow her to do so and want her to hang up her football boots, get married, and learn to cook.

He plays the role of a traditional dad

Baa Baaa Black Sheep (2018)

If you want a newly released film of Anupam, Baa Baaa Black Sheep is right for you. Releasing in 2018, the film was helmed by Vishvas Pandya.

It's one of the latest comedy films of Anupam

On the 25th birthday occasion, Balbir Sharma figures out that his father Charudutt Sharma (played by Anupam Kher) has been moonlighting as a contract killer Charlie. He also comes to know that he has to take over the 12-generations-old family business of assassination.

Best Anupam Kher movies of all time

Here is the list of 5 best films of senior actor Anupam Kher.

Daddy (1989)

Directed by Mahesh Bhatt, the film marked the collaboration of Anupam Kher and Pooja Bhatt for the first time.

It revolves a father-daughter relationship

It revolves around the story of a young daughter who decides to save her father from being destroyed by alcoholism by her unconditional care and love.

Anupam appears in the leading role in the film which also happened to the first-hand film of debutant Pooja Bhatt.

Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005)

Whenever people believe that Anupam Kher comedy films are the only genre he can do, the actor will prove them wrong. This film even landed the actor with a National Film Award – Special Juri.

Official poster

A Wednesday (2008)

A Wednesday is not only one of the most successful thriller films of Anupam but also the film industry. Receiving 8.1/10 on IMDb and 4.5/5 on Times of India, the film is hands down a hit.

the film delivers several nail-biting scenes

Karma (1986)

Be it Anupam Kher comedy, thriller, or action, the actor always gives extra miles to deliver the best performance. Karma is yet another successful action film of the actor.

He plays a villain in the film

Saaransh (1984)

Kher’s debut film is also regarded as his greatest and the most outstanding. Saaransh broke a lot of stereotypes back then.

The film won 3 Filmfare Awards

Touted as a versatile artist of Bollywood with a massive fan following across the world, Anupam is an actor whom everybody looks up for his aura, his talent, and his body of work. In a career spanning nearly four decades, the evergreen actor has been one of the respected and popular stars of all time. It would not be an overstatement to say Anupam Kher comedy films are always a huge source of entertainment for the audience.

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