Comedy is one of the biggest genres in Bollywood and it is nothing without the likes of Paresh Rawal. He is known for his comic timing and gives us a reason to laugh while watching his films.

Whether its comedy or character roles, this actor aces it like no other. As he turns a year older today, we list out his most iconic roles in Bollywood so far:

Babu Bhaiya In Hera Pheri: At the prime of his career Paresh Rawal played the role of a middle-aged Baburoa Ganpatrao Apte in ‘Hera Pheri’ and ‘Phir Hera Pheri.’ His comic timing and foolish antics tickled everyone’s funny bones. And No matter how many times you watch this film, Baburao always cracks you up.

 

Teja from Andaz Apna Apna: As Ram Gopal Bajaj and Teja, this double role stint of Paresh Rawal in the movie was an absolute entertainer. Teja being the baddie makes the film a humorous escapade.

 



Cook from Garam Masala: In this hilarious drama, Paresh Rawal plays a confused cook who has to deal with Akshay Kumar and John Abraham’s philandering ways. He is tasked with having to cook for their girlfriends as well as deal with their tantrums and mood swings.

 



Dr. Ghungroo of Welcome: One of his finest roles was in the ‘Welcome’ franchise, where Paresh Rawal played the role of Akshay Kumar’s crazy mama who puts the entire family into misery. Rawal’s flawless performance in the movie and his comic timing with Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor makes the movie an umpteen-time watch!

 

Kanji Lalji Mehta in Oh My God!: As the anti-God fearing, idol seller, Paresh Rawal was at his best in this movie. Funny yet thought provoking, Kanji bhai raised several questions about religion and superstitions in the society.

 

Rawal is gearing up for his new movie ‘Sanju’ where he will play the role of Sanjay Dutt’s father. And we are sure he is going to ace this one too!