Lady Haha

Deepa Bhasthi

Female comics are bringing the house down

Riteish Deshmukh: Cool Maratha

Riteish Deshmukh, the banjo player, makes a mark in Marathi cinema too—with perfect comic timing

All India Bakchod: Licence to Lampoon

One of the smartest and funniest humour collectives in India today

Here Comes the Gentleman Comic

Is AIB’s ribaldry representative of all stand-up acts in India? The next wave of humour may belong to clean comedy

Main Tera Hero

Varun Dhawan has the comic chops, but the new sidekicks are not as fun as Kader Khan and Co


An affable romantic comedy that slips out of your mind minutes after you leave the hall

Hasee Toh Phasee

Changing the personality of a lead character midway, this film crashes after a delightful start

What the Fish

It starts out breezy with some laugh-out-loud moments but gets clichéd pretty quickly

Shuddh Desi Romance

An utterly charming romantic comedy

‘It’s like making daal’

Pankaj Kapur, who returns to a comic role after a long hiatus, shares his recipe for acting


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