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Best comedy films on ZEE5

There is no dearth of quality content on Zee5. If comedy films is what you like, you can stream movies such as Kaagaz, Dream Girl, Good Newwz, Chhichhore and Welcome 2 Karachi

Best comedy films on ZEE5

Poster images of Go Goa Gone, Dream Girl and Khichdi 2

Last Updated: 10.33 PM, Mar 27, 2024


From cult classic films to contemporary gems, each of these films will take you on a roller coaster ride of comedic moments and heartwarming tales. This is our recommendation of the best comedy films to stream on Zee5.

Golmaal: Fun Unlimited

Rohit Shetty’s 2006 cult classic film Golmaal: Fun Unlimited set the stage for one of India's most beloved comedy franchises. Starring Ajay Devgn, Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor and Arshad Warsi in lead roles, this comedy-drama centers around the life of four friends, Gopal, Lucky, Madhav and Laxman who find refuge in an old bungalow of a blind couple who mistake Gopal (Ajay) as their grandson. The friends embark on a hilarious journey to win the heart of their neighbour, Nirali (Rimi Sen), while concealing their true identities for the storyline of the film.

Dream Girl

Directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, Dream Girl is about Karam (Ayushmann Khurrana) who can talk like a woman. This leads him to work at a call center as a woman named Pooja. Karam's life takes a comical turn after the mystery surrounding Pooja's true identity unravels, leading to chaos in his personal life. Released in 2019, the film starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrratt Bharuccha is sure to tickle your funny bone.


Starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Shraddha Kapoor, and Naveen Polishetty, Chhichhore (2019) is a comedy-drama film that explores the meaning of friendship and love. When Anni (Sushant) and Maya's (Shraddha) son attempts suicide after failing to clear his IIT-JEE exams, Anni reunites with his college gang to reminisce about their college days. From Anni's college journey to winning the intercollegiate sports championship, the film is a heartwarming exploration of youthful bond that is sure to take you down memory lane.

Bareilly Ki Barfi

Directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao, is a romantic-comedy film. It revolves around the life of Bitty (Kriti) who wants to meet an author, Pritam Vidrohi. She meets publisher Chirag (Ayushmann) who falls in love with her. Not revealing that Chirag is Pritam, he arranges for his friend (Rajkumar) to meet Bitti. How this meeting sparks a love triangle between the three is the plot of the film.

Good Newwz

Starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani, Good Newwz is about two couples whose lives turn upside down after a mix-up at a fertility clinic. From Diljit’s hilarious performance to Akshay’s comedic one-liners, Good Newwz is a must-watch that promises laughs and heartfelt moments.

Khichdi 2

Released in 2023, Khichdi 2 stars Kirit Kulhari, Jamnadas Majethia, Supriya Pathak, and Pratik Gandhi, among others. Helmed by Aatish Kapadia, it is the sequel to the 2010 film Khichdi. The comedy-drama follows the Patel family as they disguise Praful (Rajeev Mehta) to replace the ruler of Paanthukistan. The film is full of hilarious circumstances that ensue as Praful attempts to mimic the ruler's mannerisms, leading to a series of troublesome consequences.


Known for its iconic dialogues and memorable characters, Indra Kumar’s 2007 film Dhamaal is a cult classic. The plot of the film revolves around four friends: Roy (Riteish Deshmukh), Adi (Arshad Warsi), Manav (Jaaved Jaffrey), and Boman (Aashish Chaudhary). They meet a dying man who reveals the location of a hidden treasure worth ₹10 crore. The movie is about their individual journeys in the quest of finding the hidden gems and the comical (mis)adventures that follow.

Poster of Dhamaal
Poster of Dhamaal

Go Goa Gone

Helmed by Raj & DK, Go Goa Gone is a comedy-drama film that stars Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, and Vir Das. It is about three friends, Hardik (Kunal Khemu), Luv (Vir Das), and Bunny (Anand Tiwari), who go on a vacation to Goa. But misadventures soon follow. During their holiday, they find themselves on a zombie-infested island, leading to a series of comedic situations in their struggle for survival.


The film is inspired by the life of Lal Bihari, a man who fought the administration to prove his existence in government records. Directed by the late Satish Kaushik, Kaagaz (2021), starring Pankaj Tripathi, delves into the life of Lal Bihari, who navigates his way through the system of red tape and corruption to prove his identity. From an exceptional story to powerful performances, Kaagaz is a political satire that is sure to leave a mark.

Welcome 2 Karachi

Helmed by Ashish R. Mohan, Welcome 2 Karachi (2015) stars Arshad Warsi and Jackky Bhagnani in lead roles. The film is a political satire on the relationship between India and Pakistan. It revolves around two friends, Shammi (Arshad) and Kedar (Jackky) who find themselves stranded in Pakistan. After a series of misadventures, the duo is hunted by both the Indian and Pakistan intelligence agencies. Several laughs ensue as they try to find their way back home.

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