Kishore Kumar is one heck of a singer and on his birthday, we have celebrated this occasion with the great songs he has sung. But the party is not over. So how do we celebrate the rest of the day? Many people also know that he acted in many movies, but what most are not aware of is that he was a terrific comic actor.
Here are some of the movies with the finest comic scenes from his movies.
As Manmohan “Manu Sharma” In Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi(1958)
In this movie, the Ganguly brothers trio appeared in a romantic comedy where they woo their girls under extraordinary circumstances. Kishore was paired with the legendary Madhubala.
As Vijaychand In Half Ticket(1962)
Kishore Kumar portrays the role of Vijaychand, a son of a rich man, who wants to be independent and wants to settle in Mumbai. On the way to Mumbai, he experiences many adventures.
As Vidyapati in Padosan(1968)
In this laughter riot and 1968 hit, Kishore plays Vidyapati, who helps Bhola(Sunil Dutt) to woo his neighbour Bindu(Saira Banu). Bindu, however, is looking forward to marry her music master, Master Pillai because of his singing skills.
As Shyam / Rai Bahadur Ganga Prasad In Pyar Kiye Jaa(1966)
Shyam joins his friend, Ashok to help woo a girl whom he loves. But the girl’s father wants to marry off his daughter in a rich family. Ashok and Shyam cook up a plan and Shyam ends up playing Ashok’s dad.
As Pandit Dinanath Shastri In Sadhu Aur Shaitaan(1968)
Although this is a cameo, but played brilliantly by Kishore Kumar. He plays a musician who travels in Bajrangi’s(Mehmood) taxi and sees a corpse.