Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films


1. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Director: Garth Davis | Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar

Votes: 1,048 | Gross: $0.28M

2. Kahaani (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Votes: 40,695

3. Ludo (2015)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

3.7
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Four desperate teenagers. A night of sexy mayhem. The big city. Or so the plan goes, until a series of misadventures later, Babai, Pele, Ria and Payal end up in a locked shopping mall in ... See full summary »

Directors: Qaushiq Mukherjee, Nikon | Stars: Kamalika Banerjee, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Soumendra Bhattacharya, Ananya Biswas

Votes: 110

4. Gandu (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

5.9
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Gandu is an angry young man who raps about his hatred of life, and of his mother. He and his rickshaw-puller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. Reality and fiction, ... See full summary »

Director: Qaushiq Mukherjee | Stars: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Rii, Kamalika Banerjee

Votes: 1,603

5. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 16,741 | Gross: $13.57M

6. Gunday (2014)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

2.0
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Two childhood friends travel from Bangladesh to Calcutta during the turbulent 1970s, becoming criminal superstars who both fall for a cabaret dancer.

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 54,546

7. Dark Chocolate (2016)

92 min | Crime, Thriller

5.5
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The film is based on the real life murder mystery of Sheena Bora. Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhry makes her debut in Bengali film as Ishani Banerjee, a character based on Sheena's mother ... See full summary »

Director: Agnidev Chatterjee | Stars: Mahima Chaudhry, Sudip Chatterjee, Riya Sen, Mumtaz Sorcar

Votes: 34

8. Pather Panchali (1955)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.4
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Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Votes: 14,372 | Gross: $0.54M

9. Piku (2015)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee

Votes: 17,348

10. Aynabaji (2016)

144 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

9.7
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Ayna is an actor and the prison is his stage. He slips into the characters of the powerful convicted in exchange of money and take their place in prison. This strange profession is borne ... See full summary »

Director: Amitabh Reza Chowdhury | Stars: Chanchal Chowdhury, Masuma Rahman Nabila, Bijori Barkatullah, Partho Barua

Votes: 14,184

11. Devdas (I) (2002)

185 min | Musical, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jackie Shroff

Votes: 27,226

12. Wake Up Sid (2009)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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".

Director: Ayan Mukherjee | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak, Anupam Kher

Votes: 19,228 | Gross: $0.72M

13. X: Past Is Present (2015)

105 min | Mystery, Romance

5.7
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A filmmaker with a mid-life crisis meets a mysterious young girl who reminds of every woman in his past.

Directors: Hemant Gaba, Pratim D. Gupta, Sudhish Kamath, Nalan Kumarasamy, Anu Menon, Sandeep Mohan, Qaushiq Mukherjee, Rajshree Ojha, Raja Sen, Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Suparn Verma | Stars: Radhika Apte, Bidita Bag, Piaa Bajpai, Swara Bhaskar

Votes: 303

14. Tasher Desh (2012)

112 min | Fantasy

6.2
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The story of a prince who escapes his destiny, the prison of his mind. He lands on a fascist island and incites women to revolt. A psychedelic fantasy about destiny and humanity, social control and Utopian revolution.

Director: Qaushiq Mukherjee | Stars: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Soumyak Kanti DeBiswas, Sayani Gupta

Votes: 237

15. Cosmic Sex (2015)

97 min | Drama

4.1
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A young man Kripa who is on the run from sex and violence one night when he meets a woman Sadhavi who strangely resembles his dead mother. She gives him shelter and teaches him to travel inwards through sex.

Director: Amitabh Chakraborty | Stars: Rii, Ayushman Mitra, Biplab Banerjee, Papia Ghoshal

Votes: 312

16. Apur Sansar (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Votes: 7,387 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Kaminey (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

Votes: 12,676 | Gross: $1.29M

18. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)

159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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When U.S.-based Siddharth visits his Indian home town with his new wife, he insists they stay at the ancestral home, laughing off family members' warnings of ghostly goings-on in the ... See full summary »

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Ameesha Patel, Shiney Ahuja

Votes: 12,183 | Gross: $1.07M

19. Aparajito (1956)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.2
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Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Smaran Ghosal, Kamala Adhikari, Lalchand Banerjee, Kali Bannerjee

Votes: 7,185 | Gross: $0.17M

20. Charulata (1964)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee, Tarapada Basu

Votes: 3,323 | Gross: $0.08M

21. Yuva (2004)

161 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Vivek Oberoi

Votes: 5,795 | Gross: $0.28M

22. 89 (2015)

109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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89 is a gripping crime thriller that journeys through trauma, psychological warfare, murders and finally retribution.

Director: Manoj Michigan | Stars: Saswata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Shataf Figar, Adam Jeffers

Votes: 51

23. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out.

Director: Aparna Sen | Stars: Rahul Bose, Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhisham Sahni, Surekha Sikri

Votes: 4,119

24. Prem Ki Bujhini (2016)

140 min | Romance

3.4
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The relationship between two Bengalis studying in London grows from rivalry to love.

Director: Sudipto Sarkar | Stars: Nader Chowdhury, Supriyo Dutta, Shubhashree Ganguli, Huni Jalaf

Votes: 5

25. Charuulata 2011 (2012)

130 min | Drama

6.3
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Chaiti is a young beautiful woman and wife of newspaper editor Bikramjit. Bikramjit is a workaholic and always stay busy with his editorial works. In spite of being a highly educated woman,... See full summary »

Director: Agnidev Chatterjee | Stars: Rituparna Sengupta, Arjun Chakraborty, Dibyendu Mukherjee, Koushik Sen

Votes: 56

26. Runway (2010)

90 min | Drama

8.2
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The story of the film centers around the youth Ruhul, who lives with his family in a small hut next to the runway of the international airport. His mother Rahima struggles to support the ... See full summary »

Director: Tareque Masud | Stars: Fazlul Haque, Rabeya Akter Moni, Ali Ahsan, Nazmul Huda Bachchu

Votes: 887

27. Baishe Srabon (2011)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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An ex-cop is hired to track down a serial killer who carries out his killings according to Bengali poetry.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Abir Chatterjee

Votes: 2,433

28. Amu (2005)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

Amu is the story of an Indian American woman who returns to India. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju learns that a horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.01M

29. Jalsaghar (1958)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Chhabi Biswas, Sardar Akhtar, Gangapada Basu, Bismillah Khan

Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $0.09M

30. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

Votes: 9,051

31. Mahanagar (1963)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.3
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Life at home changes when a house-wife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a saleswoman.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Votes: 2,058

32. Bancharamer Bagan (1980)

133 min | Fantasy

7.4
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Inheriting a dry patch of land, Bancharam converts it into a fabulous garden.

Director: Tapan Sinha | Stars: Manoj Mitra, Dipankar Dey, Nirmal Kumar, Rabi Ghosh

Votes: 135

33. Oggatonama (2016)

100 min | Drama

9.6
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The coffin of an expatriate worker with manipulated identity intense the identity crisis when another person's corpse is found inside.

Director: Tauquir Ahmed | Stars: Shahiduzzaman Selim, Mosharraf Karim, Nipun, Fazlur Rahman Babu

Votes: 742

34. Agantuk (1991)

97 min | Drama

8.1
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A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Dipankar Dey, Mamata Shankar, Bikram Bhattacharya, Utpal Dutt

Votes: 1,608

35. Bishh (2009)

105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.3
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Three college friends are fed up with the men in their lives and take charge of their own fate.

Director: Qaushiq Mukherjee | Stars: Mallika Mazumdar, Rii

Votes: 88

36. Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010)

168 min | Action, Drama, History

6.0
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Children who are not allowed by the oppressive British colonists to play football decide to join a group of freedom fighters.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sikander Kher, Maninder Singh

Votes: 971

37. No Bed of Roses

Drama | Completed

A story surrounding a person named Javed Hasan and about his family, love, fallout and reunion.

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nusrat Imroz Tisha, Parno Mittra, Nader Chowdhury

38. Asha Jaoar Majhe (2014)

84 min | Drama

7.9
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Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.

Director: Aditya Vikram Sengupta | Stars: Ritwick Chakraborty, Basabdatta Chatterjee

Votes: 269

39. Chitkabrey (2011)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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A group of former collegians are confined by a victim they had ragged 15 years ago.

Director: Suneet Arora | Stars: Ravi Kishan, Rahul Singh, Rajesh Shringarpore, Ssanjay Swaraaj

Votes: 119

40. Bojhena Shey Bojhena (2012)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A horrible accident takes place between two buses on the highway in Behrampore which includes students returning after winning their kabadi match, a newly-wed couple, a lover taking his ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Chakraborty | Stars: Soham Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty, Abir Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar

Votes: 1,157

41. Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Dia Mirza, Abhay Deol, Minissha Lamba

Votes: 1,764

42. Belaseshe (2015)

141 min | Drama, Family

8.6
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A story of relationships that explores the intricacies of the married life, of life-long companionship, of promises and expectations and love.

Directors: Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Rituparna Sengupta, Aparajita Adhya

Votes: 966

43. Open Tee Bioscope (2015)

135 min | Drama

7.7
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A rusticated boy in his adolescence comes to stay with his mother in North Kolkata and encounters some new experiences during his stay. The time-line of the story is in the 90's typical Northern part of Kolkata.

Directors: Anindya Chatterjee, Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Riddhi Sen, Surangana Banerjee, Dhee Majumder, Ritobroto Mukherjee

Votes: 474

44. Matir moina (2002)

95 min | Drama, History

8.5
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75 Metascore

A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.

Director: Tareque Masud | Stars: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Rokeya Prachy

Votes: 3,056

45. Chotushkone (2014)

148 min | Thriller

8.1
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Four famous directors and old friends are reunited together by an unknown producer to make a film. They make four short story in this film with one theme: Death.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Aparna Sen, Chiranjit, Goutam Ghose, Parambrata Chatterjee

Votes: 1,458

46. Love Express (2016)

155 min | Romance

In a family that's equal parts strict and strange, a young man is allowed to make up to a hundred mistakes. Once he reaches that magic number, he will be disowned. The story begins when he is on the verge of making his hundredth mistake.

Stars: Victor Banerjee, Dev, Nusrat Jahan

47. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

123 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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A rib-tickling comedy about a group of spirits who, in their various idiosyncrasies, try and save their only haunt, their resting place, when some unscrupulous builders try and break it down to build a modern monstrosity.

Director: Anik Dutta | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Samadarshi Dutta

Votes: 2,054

48. Abby Sen (2015)

128 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Kolkata 2013. Abby Sen is a 30-year-old television producer. He is academically brilliant, has a strong background in science and watching science fiction films is his greatest passion. But... See full summary »

Director: Atanu Ghosh | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Paran Banerjee, Biswanath Basu

Votes: 73

49. Beder Meye Josna (1989)

157 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A love story between a gypsy girl and a prince.

Director: Tojammel Haque Bokul | Stars: Anju Ghosh, Ilias Kanchan, Mithun, Farjana Bobi

Votes: 181

50. Antaheen (2009)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A story about love, wait and loneliness.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Rahul Bose, Aparna Sen, Radhika Apte, Kalyan Ray

Votes: 882