Theatre Artists In Bollywood Who Made It Big As Comic Artists; Boman Irani To Paresh Rawal

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There are many theatre artists in Bollywood who have earned their position as a comic artist. Read more to know about the actors who were theatre artists.

Written By Jeet Anandani | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Over the years, Bollywood has given us many talented actors. Some of these actors have also worked as theatre artists before entering Bollywood. When it comes to theatre acting, actors cannot take multiple takes in between the scene as compared to what happens while shooting movies. Take a look at some theatre artists in Bollywood.

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Theatre artists in Bollywood 

Boman Irani

Before Boman Irani's role in Munnabhai MBBS, the actor used to be a theatre actor which also explains why Boman seamlessly fits into any character he portrays. He trained under Hansraj Siddhia from 1981 to 1983.

He was one of the main leads in the play I am not Bajirao which was one of his popular plays of all time. Apart from this, Boman Irani and the markers of the film 3 Idiots recently celebrated 10 years. 

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Paresh Rawal

Paresh Rawal studied in Narsee Monjee College where he used to act in plays in many languages. Some of the most famous plays are KhelaiyaDear Father, and Krishan vs Kanhaiya.

The actor is also known for his comic role in Hera Pheri as Baburao Ganpatrao Apte aka Babu Bhaiya. The actor also has an upcoming movie lined up for 2021, which is Hera Pheri 3. 

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Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher has many acclaimed roles, both in India and abroad. One of the plays he has worked on is Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, which is based on his own life and has countless screenings over the last decade. Speaking about his performance in Bollywood, he has won Filmfare awards for Best Comedian 5 times for movies like Ram Lakhan, Lamhe, Kale and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. 

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Image Courtesy: Boman Irani Twitter



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