Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films
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.
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 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 | Thriller 122 mins.
Sometime in the early years of the century, a boy, Apu, is born to a poor Brahmin family in a village in Bengal... Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee Drama 119 mins.
The World of Apu
Apu is a jobless ex-student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village wedding... Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty Drama 105 mins.
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.
Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever. Dir: Mani Ratnam With: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama 161 mins.
A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneem, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home... Dir: Sarah Gavron With: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson Drama 102 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.