Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films
Two childhood friends travel from Bangladesh to Calcutta during the turbulent 1970s, becoming criminal superstars who both fall for a cabaret dancer. Dir: Ali Abbas Zafar With: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra Action | Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 152 mins.
American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways. Dir: Mira Nair With: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu Drama 122 mins.
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met her husband. Dir: Sujoy Ghosh With: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee Drama | Mystery | Thriller 122 mins.
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray (Kanu Bannerjee),dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee Drama 119 mins.
After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain. Dir: Sanjay Leela Bhansali With: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Musical | Romance 185 mins.
Wake Up Sid
A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up". Dir: Ayan Mukherjee With: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak Comedy | Drama | Romance 138 mins.
A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists. Dir: Tigmanshu Dhulia With: Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidyut Jamwal Action | Crime | Drama 138 mins.
Kaminey: The Scoundrels
The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy. Dir: Vishal Bhardwaj With: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller 130 mins.
The World of Apu
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer as he lives through poverty, and the unforeseen turn of events. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty Drama 105 mins.
Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Smaran Ghosal, Kamala Adhikari, Lalchand Banerjee Drama 110 mins.