20 best Hindi comedy movies on Netflix: Welcome, Do Dooni Char, Stree, and more

Looking for the best comedy movie on Netflix in Hindi? Check out the list

Bollywood has churned out some of the best Hindi comedy movies, with a lot of them turning into cult classics and quoted in memes even today. With actors like Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Anil Kapoor, and more, adorning the casts of these films, there is always a guarantee of hilarity. We went over to Netflix, rewatched some of our favourite Hindi comedy movies streaming on the platform, and curated this list for your watching pleasure. Read on to find out the best comedy movies on Netflix in Hindi.

List of best Hindi comedy movies on Netflix 

MOVIERelease dateIMDb Rating
WelcomeDecember 21st, 20077.0

Chup Chup Ke

June 9th, 20066.9
Chennai ExpressAugust 8th, 20136.0
3 IdiotsDecember 25th, 20098.5
StreeAugust 31st, 20187.5
Do Dooni ChaarOctober 8th, 20107.5
Munna Bhai MBBSDecember 19th, 20035.1
Phir Hera PheriJune 9th, 20067.2
Golmaal ReturnsOctober 29th, 20085.1
Happy New YearOctober 24th, 20144.9

Best comedy movies on Netflix in Hindi

1. Welcome

Welcome is one of the most iconic Hindi comedy films of all time. Directed by Anees Bazmee, this is the story of a doctor who must get his nephew married to the purest family out there. But in the hunt for the perfect one, he ends up getting linked to the biggest dons in the city. Hilarity ensues as everyone involved copes with the situation at hand. Welcome is all about the chemistry between actors Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor, along with the comic timing of Akshay Kumar.

  • Welcome IMDb rating – 7.0
  • Where to watch Welcome – Netflix
  • Welcome cast – Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor
  • Welcome release date – December 21, 2007

2. Chup Chup Ke

Another one of the most meme-able dramedies of the golden 2000s era of Bollywood, Chup Chup Ke is a Shahid Kapoor-starrer that shows the story of Jeetu who has fled home only to find himself stuck with a debt-ridden fisherman who takes him on a comedic adventure. The chronicles of Rajpal Yadav and Shahid Kapoor, while at Kareena Kapoor’s house, leave you in splits. This is the perfect binge-watch.

  • Chup Chup Ke IMDb rating – 6.9
  • Where to watch Chup Chup Ke – Netflix
  • Chup Chup Ke cast – Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Om Puri
  • Chup Chup Ke release date – June 09, 2006

3. Chennai Express

Chennai Express is one of the most fun Shah Rukh Khan movies of all time. The actor known for his romantic roles made his Rohit Shetty debut opposite Deepika Padukone, as the duo meet accidentally on a train and travel together only for SRK to find out that the girl’s father is actually a local don in Rameswaram. It is one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time, given its mix of action, comedy, and drama. 

  • Chennai Express IMDb rating – 6.0
  • Where to watch Chennai Express – Netflix
  • Chennai Express cast – Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Sathyaraj
  • Chennai Express release date – August 08, 2013

4. 3 Idiots

There is not much that can be said about 3 Idiots except the fact that it is one of the most iconic movies of Indian cinema. Loosely based on Chetan Bhagat’s Five Point Someone, 3 Idiots stars Aamir Khan, Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi as the titular characters. It revolves around the lives of these three engineering students who navigate love lives, family, heartbreak, and stress to depict one of the most legendary friendships on the silver screen.

  • 3 Idiots IMDb rating – 8.5
  • Where to watch 3 Idiots – Netflix
  • 3 Idiots cast – Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh
  • 3 Idiots release date – December 25, 2009

5. Stree

One of the most offbeat horror comedies to come out of Bollywood, Stree shows an interesting chemistry between Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles, alongside Abhishek Banerjee in one of the most memorable roles of the last decade. A fun and light watch, Stree uses some elements of horror to excite the viewer further. Highly recommended.

  • Stree IMDb rating – 7.5
  • Where to watch Stree – Netflix
  • Stree cast – Ashish Chhipa, Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor
  • Stree release date – August 31, 2018

6. Do Dooni Chaar

With Rishi Kapoor at his finest, Do Dooni Chaar is a feel-good story of a middle-class school teacher who must keep his family happy as he struggles to deal with the issues around him. It marks the first pairing of real-life couple Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor on the big screen after 30 years in the first Hindi film distributed by Disney World Cinema. Honestly, we relate with Sachin Tendulkar, when he says it is the best Hindi film he has ever seen.

  • Do Dooni Chaar IMDb rating – 7.5
  • Where to watch Do Dooni Chaar – Netflix
  • Do Dooni Chaar cast – Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev
  • Do Dooni Chaar release date – October 08, 2010

7. Munna Bhai MBBS

The first instalment in the Munna Bhai series, Munna Bhai MBBS is a cult favourite with Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in an impeccable cast. It revolves around a local don who must change his image, come what may, to win the hand of the father of the girl he wants to marry. This was the first time that a Bollywood comedy experimented with a quirky theme and the audience absolutely loved it.

  • Munna Bhai MBBS IMDb rating – 8.1
  • Where to watch Munna Bhai MBBS – Netflix
  • Munna Bhai MBBS cast – Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh
  • Munna Bhai MBBS release date – December 19, 2003

8. Phir Hera Pheri

One of the rare sequels that became an even bigger hit than the predecessor, Phir Hera Pheri takes forward the stories of Raju, Baburao Ganpatrao Apte, and Shyam as they gain wealth overnight. Within minutes, you will be on the floor laughing as one of the best-casted trio on screen takes over completely. With a budget of just Rs 18 crores, the movie managed to garner Rs 70 crores at the box office.

  • Phir Hera Pheri IMDb rating – 7.2
  • Where to watch Phir Hera Pheri – Netflix
  • Phir Hera Pheri cast – Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Paresh Rawal
  • Phir Hera Pheri release date – June 09, 2006

9. Golmaal Returns

The second instalment in the superhit Golmaal franchise, Golmaal Returns brings back the gang. You have Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Shreyas Talpade lighting up the screen with their superb comic timing and Rohit Shetty-induced theatrics that make this comedy flick larger than life. Just a really fun watch, this is great for watching with family and friends alike.

  • Golmaal Returns IMDb rating – 5.1
  • Where to watch Golmaal Returns – Netflix
  • Golmaal Returns cast – Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arshad Warsi
  • Golmaal Returns release date – October 29, 2008

10. Happy New Year

Another of SRK’s rare comedy movies to make it to the list is Happy New Year. Directed by Farah Khan, Happy New Year is a comedy of errors with names like Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, and Jackie Shroff in the cast. Indeed with its star cast, it is one of the highest-grossing Hindi films of all time. 

  • Happy New Year IMDb rating – 4.9
  • Where to watch Happy New Year – Netflix
  • Happy New Year cast – Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan
  • Happy New Year release date – October 24, 2014

Some other Hindi comedy movies on Netflix

MOVIERelease dateIMdB Rating
Bareilly Ki BarfiAugust 18, 20177.5

Oh My God!

September 28, 20128.1
Delhi BellyJuly 01, 20117.5
QueenMarch 07, 20148.1
LudoNovember 12, 20207.6
Awara Paagal DeewanaJune 20, 20026.2
Zindagi Na Milegi DobaraJuly 15, 20118.2
C KkompanyAugust 29, 20085.5
DostanaNovember 14, 20086.5
PKDecember 19, 20148.1