Happy Friday! As the week comes to end, it’s time to unwind and treat yourself to some well-deserved relaxation. And what better way to do that than with some great entertainment? To make your Friday extra special, we’ve put together a list of recommendations of laugh-out-loud comedies that you can watch today.
So, grab your favorite snacks, settle in, and let us help you make this Friday a truly unforgettable viewing experience.
Best comedy movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hotstar
One of the most hilarious movies of recent times, Welcome will definitely leave you in splits. Starring Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar, Katrina Kaif, this movie will leave you wondering why Bollywood doesn’t make such great comedies anymore. It’s the perfect film to make your weekend extra-special. You can stream it on
2. 3 Idiots
From the beautiful mantra of ‘All Izz Well’, to rejecting social norms, to living life on our own terms; this beautiful movie is a perfect watch to make your day lighter! Starring Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Booman Irani, and Kareena Kapoor, this movie is our go-to movie on dull days. You can stream it on Prime Video.
3. Hera Pheri
Even after two decades, Hera Pheri still makes us laugh with its power-packed performances from Paresh Rawal, Suneil Shetty, and Akshay Kumar. This sleeper superhit is a must-watch for anyone looking for a good laugh.
4. Munna Bhai MBBS
This movie never fails to cheer us up and raise our spirits! We don’t think any gangster received so much love from the audience, the way Munnabhai and Circuit did. Circuit stole the show even as Munnabhai reformed himself into a good and responsible citizen and impressed us all. The movie also gave us a surprising talent – Boman Irani.
5. Good Newwz
Starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Kiara Advani, Good Newwz promises a hilarious evening. The film tells the story of two couples who undergo an IVF treatment mix-up and end up conceiving each other’s children. The movie was well-received by audiences and critics alike for its humor, performances, and heartwarming storyline. It was praised for its fresh take on a common Bollywood theme and for tackling a sensitive topic with sensitivity and humor.
6. Dil Chahta Hai
Dil Chahta Hai is a 2001 Bollywood film directed by Farhan Akhtar. The story revolves around three friends, Akash, Sameer, and Siddharth, and their experiences of love and friendship. The film was a huge success because of its humorous dialogues and light-hearted moments, such as Sameer’s awkward attempts at romance. The film balances comedy with emotional depth and explores the themes of youth, identity, and personal growth. You can watch it on Netflix.
7. Hindi Medium
Hindi Medium is a 2017 comedy-drama movie about a wealthy couple, Raj and Mita, who strive to secure their daughter’s admission into a prestigious English-medium school. Directed by Saket Chaudhary, the movie features some really funny interactions with education consultants and awkward encounters with school staff while addressing the issue of the class divide, and the rich eating into what’s reserved for the poor. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video.
Piku, featuring Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan, delivers a refreshing take on parenting, while incorporating humorous elements. With exceptional performances by the lead actors, Piku has earned a spot among the all-time favorite Bollywood movies, offering both meaningful life-messages and comedic entertainment. You can watch it on Sony Liv.
9. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a Bollywood film that vividly portrays the essence of friendship and bonding. Through showcasing the love and care among friends, the movie effectively conveys how friendships can help overcome fears and challenges. With its meaningful message of living in the moment and letting go of worries about the future, the movie is a favorite that stands out for its heartfelt portrayal of friendship. You can watch it on Netflix here.
10. Sharmaji Namkeen
Sharmaji Namkeen, Rishi Kapoor’s final film, is a heartwarming tale of a middle-class widower who is forced into early retirement. The film showcases how his passion for cooking helps him redefine his life and build new relationships, beyond his son. This touching story will leave a lasting smile on your face as it portrays the power of finding joy in unexpected places and the resilience of the human spirit. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video.
So which one would you watch today? Do let us know in the comments below.