Although we are unable to visit our local cinema to watch the latest blockbuster of international superstar Akshay Kumar during this time, there is no shortage of his quality movies available to watch from the comfort of your sofa during the lockdown!
Akshay Kumar quickly became one of India’s most favourite actors for his roles in some of the best action films, the actor has been no stranger to making us laugh over the years with his iconic comedy movies. With his witty humour and charisma, he has gone on to make some of the best cult-comedies in Bollywood history with many available to watch now
Whether you are an avid Akshay Kumar fan or looking to try something new for the first time, here are FIVE of his comedy films you can watch on Amazon Prime right now!
SPOILER: All are guaranteed to make you laugh!
This comedy drama features Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh in what has already become a modern classic since its release in 2019. From the very start we are met with laughs as the film highlights the lives of two married couple who are undergoing vitro fertilisation (IVF). Providing a light-hearted yet poignant angle on the subject, the film provides plenty of feel-good moments and subplots that will have you in stitches as you are taken on the journey of their respective pregnancies.
As one of the leads in this film, Akshay Kumar plays the husband of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who made her long-awaited return to the silver screen, as a parent whose marriage is almost at its end following an argument. The story follows that of a young boy who tries to revive his parents’ marriage by embarking on a time travelling journey where he sees how they fell in love all those years ago. However, things do not go as straight forward as planned!
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Now this is a throwback! Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (Will You marry Me?) builds on the fantastic chemistry of Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan as we see two men fight for the heart of one woman.
Playing the wild character of Sameed Malhotra, Akshay Kumar finds himself unlucky in love after his girlfriend breaks up with him. He takes the job of a lifeguard where he soon falls in love with Chopra’s character, Rani. Despite his best efforts he can’t help but to mess up along the way leaving the audience on an emotional rollercoaster. Does Sameed get the girl? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
Also starring the late Rishi Kapoor, the film shows the story of an Indian girl who is raised in London who is forced to marry a boy from India, Arjun (Akshay Kumar). However, the marriage is not recognised back in the UK and she announces she will may an English man named Charlie Brown. However, things do not go as planned and the pair are soon reunited following much drama and tension. Whilst this movie may hit more emotional chords, it still provides plenty of moments of comic relief by the end!
The perfect film to help you forget about all the troubles in the world. Akshay Kumar is joined by another selection of top comedy king-pins for this comedy drama which will certainly put a smile on your face. Akshay Kumar and Govinda are full of chemistry and their comic timing is perfect as they fight to become the hero which leads to a complete mix-up with the underworld. The fun doesn’t stop there and the icons take you on a journey you will not forget in a hurry!