On the occasion of World Laughter Day, we cannot help but celebrate the works of one of the finest actors in the Hindi film industry, Boman Irani. Known for his versatility and effortless portrayal of diverse characters, Boman has left an indelible mark in the world of cinema. Here are five of his most hilarious characters that showcase his comedic prowess.
Dr. Asthana from Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
In the iconic film ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.’ (2003), Boman played the role of Dr. Asthana, a strict and uptight dean of a medical college. His character’s habit of laughing during difficult situations became an instant hit among the audience. His portrayal of a protective father with impeccable comic timing and witty dialogues won hearts and made him a household name in the comedy genre.
Dr. Viru (Virus) Sahastrabuddhe from 3 Idiots
In ‘3 Idiots’ (2009), Boman played the role of Dr. Viru Sahastrabuddhe aka Virus, the strict and old-fashioned college director. His character’s way of speaking, physical appearance and dialogue delivery left the audience in splits. Boman’s portrayal of Virus is one of the most iconic characters in his acting career.
Batook Patel from Housefull 3
In ‘Housefull 3’ (2016), Boman played the role of Batook Patel, an old-school Gujarati father who is overly inquisitive about his daughter’s love life. Boman’s portrayal of Batook Patel is a treat to watch with his dialect, look, and crazy antics making the film an entertaining watch.
Khurrana from Khosla Ka Ghosla!
In ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla!’ (2006), Boman played the role of Khurrana, a crooked property dealer who is both witty and funny. His portrayal of the character was so brilliant that it proved that no one else could have done it better.
Lucky Singh from Lage Raho Munna Bhai
Boman’s portrayal of Lucky Singh in ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ (2006) was hilarious and memorable. His character’s dialogue delivery and comic timing were spot-on, making the audience laugh out loud even today.
In conclusion, Boman Irani’s comedic talent is undeniable, and these characters are a testament to his prowess in the genre. As we celebrate World Laughter Day, we cannot help but appreciate the humour and entertainment that Boman has brought into our lives through his performances.