Making people laugh is a challenge,and comedy is an extremely dramatic work which might result in a successful or a happy conclusion. Our Odia movies are incomplete without the pinch of comedy and comedians.The comedian’s quest in Ollywood is to captivate the moviegoers through jokes and acting weird. Although the standard of comedy is open to debate there is no denying the fact that the stature of a comedian has only gone down over the decades. But there has been a sudden rise in all things comic in Odia cinema. Ollywood is currently endowed with many ingenious and exceptional actors with eugenic taste for comedy who have taken the arduous challenge to make people laugh throughout their life. And without further ado, here we go a list of top 10 comedians who gave Indian cinema a new dimension. Check out whether they stand on your demand or not!
Here we bring you a list of the best and funniest comic actors of the Odia film industry in no particular order!
1) Jayeeram Samal
He is fondly known as Jayee Bhai among his fans.The comedy superstar is famous for his trademark peculiar laugh.Apart from movies, he also does stage shows and never fails to tickle our funny bones. With no mood to retire yet, he is still going strong in his skills.
2) Braja Singh
He is the favourite lean and lanky constable of Ollywood.His constable character in the film Jor jar mulak tar in 1986 is one of the best movie.Braja has come a long way with about 90 movies to his credit.
Harihara Mohapatra has his royal fans.He is the first Odia actor to act for a CD film.Be it movies like Sata Micha or the highly appreciated Rumku Jhumana,Harihar’s dialogue delivery is one of the finest kind.‘E ranga rahile hela’ catapulted him into the group of A-line artists and he has never looked back since then.
4) Pragyan Ranjan Khatua
The young star can be called as the comedy rebel star of Ollywood.He has his own set of fans following.His famous shows Bheja Fry and CID have exhibited various flavours of comedy and has showcased him in characters like of a dahi vada seller or a budding director from Mumbai and many others.Belonging to the present generation of multi-faceted artists, his comedy jabs spare no one in the society. He portrays many social issues through his acts and tries out to reach all categories of audience.
He is popularly known as Papu Pom Pom.He Started his career as a radio jockey with 104 FM & with time he has been moving up the popularity ladder with his epic one liners like Kan Kala Se and his ultimate hilarious shows Faltu Katha and Excuse me please!His new age adaption to language and gestures used by today’s youth has helped him to build a special rapport with the audience.
6) Bhakta Prahlada Charan Patnaik
He is popularly known as Hadu.The actor has enthralled us by being the most adorable domestic help,the fun- monger constable,and a too cute to be tapori character in movies.His laudable feats are the characters played in movies like Chaaniya,Mate Bahu Kari Neija and his spectacular timing at performing situational comedy.
7) Debu Brahma
He made his debut with Ram Rahim,Debu has mostly played as a constable throughout his filmy sojourn.He loves to keep his hair disheveled and has also played a compounder in most of his movies.
8) Arabinda Sarangi
He has always justified his acts of being a compounder,transgender and even as a fellow constable to real life friend Debu Brahma,with whom he has played the constable role in more than 25 movies!Arabinda has been an epitome of realistic expressions, song and dance renditions.
9)Jeevan Panda : He is best in both comedy and character role.Usage of English in his acts is what characterizes Jeeban’s comic timing.He started his career as a theater artist,he has derived the nuances of acting from drama itself.Having stepped into movies with the role of a transgender in Panchu Pandava,Jeevan has traversed a successful journey in the industry since then.
10) Suman / Guddu : He has his own space in his movies.Sawan Suman Naik, popularly known as Guddu in Odia filmdom.He has worked with all most all lead actors of Ollywood and is known for his his appearance in films like Rangila Toka , Balunga Toka,Tapori and many others.
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