These Johnny Lever Expressions Will Leave You In Splits
Johnny Lever turns a year older (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlcaoHxi5p4">YouTube/Ultra Hindi</a>)
Johnny Lever turns a year older (Photo: YouTube/Ultra Hindi)

These Johnny Lever Expressions Will Leave You In Splits

He is one of the funniest men in Bollywood. His expressions and comic timing are rib-tickling enough to make our stomach hurt even while watching an edgy thriller. As Johnny Lever turns 61 on Tuesday, here are a few hilarious expressions that will make your day.

Johnny Lever as Kader Khan’s no-good son in <i>Judaai</i> (1997) (Source: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF9DxyCXu-0">YouTube/rantigraj</a>)
Johnny Lever as Kader Khan’s no-good son in Judaai (1997) (Source: YouTube/rantigraj)

Did you know that Johnny Lever’s real name is John Prakasa Rao Janumala?

Johnny Lever with just leaves&nbsp;around him in&nbsp;<i>Haqeeqat</i> (1995) (Source: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF9DxyCXu-0">YouTube/Rajshri</a>)
Johnny Lever with just leaves around him in Haqeeqat (1995) (Source: YouTube/Rajshri)

Johnny used to work in Hindustan Lever Ltd before he became an actor. He was very popular in his office, thanks to ability to mimic various Bollywood actors. His colleagues nicknamed him Johny Lever and it stuck.

This is the scariest Johnny Lever can ever look, the Tamilian caretaker in <i>Khiladi</i> (1992) (Source: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpA-imD7dhU">YouTube/Venus Movies</a>)
This is the scariest Johnny Lever can ever look, the Tamilian caretaker in Khiladi (1992) (Source: YouTube/Venus Movies)

Guess who discovered this talent and gave him his first film, Dard Ka Rishta? It was none other than actor Sunil Dutt.

Johnny Lever controls his urge to pee in&nbsp;<i>Kaho Na Pyaar Hai</i> (2000) (Source: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmNrcAzMnCY">YouTube/RaviKumar</a>)
Johnny Lever controls his urge to pee in Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000) (Source: YouTube/RaviKumar)

Johnny Lever had a TV show named after him, called Johnny Aala Re, which aired on Zee TV.

How can we forget the forgetful head servant in <i>Baazigar</i> (1993) (Source:<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3dCS5SovXI"> YouTube/Venus Movies</a>)
How can we forget the forgetful head servant in Baazigar (1993) (Source: YouTube/Venus Movies)

Johnny Lever’s first major success was Baazigar, after which he’s been a part of almost every Abbas-Mastan film.

(This story is from The Quint’s archives and was republished to mark Johnny Lever’s birthday.)

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