Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films
1. Lion (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 1,048 | Gross: $0.28M
2. Kahaani (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
3. Ludo (2015)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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 »
4. Gandu (2010)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama
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 »
5. The Namesake (2006)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 16,741 | Gross: $13.57M
6. Gunday (2014)
Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two childhood friends travel from Bangladesh to Calcutta during the turbulent 1970s, becoming criminal superstars who both fall for a cabaret dancer.
7. Dark Chocolate (2016)
92 min | Crime, Thriller
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 »
8. Pather Panchali (1955)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.
Votes: 14,372 | Gross: $0.54M
10. Aynabaji (2016)
144 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
11. Devdas (I) (2002)
185 min | Musical, Romance
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.
12. Wake Up Sid (2009)
138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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".
Votes: 19,228 | Gross: $0.72M
13. X: Past Is Present (2015)
105 min | Mystery, Romance
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
14. Tasher Desh (2012)
112 min | Fantasy
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.
15. Cosmic Sex (2015)
97 min | Drama
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.
16. Apur Sansar (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 7,387 | Gross: $0.02M
17. Kaminey (2009)
130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.
Votes: 12,676 | Gross: $1.29M
18. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
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 »
Votes: 12,183 | Gross: $1.07M
20. Charulata (1964)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.
Votes: 3,323 | Gross: $0.08M
21. Yuva (2004)
161 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
Votes: 5,795 | Gross: $0.28M
25. Charuulata 2011 (2012)
130 min | Drama
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 »
26. Runway (2010)
90 min | Drama
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 »
28. Amu (2005)
102 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.01M
29. Jalsaghar (1958)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $0.09M
34. Agantuk (1991)
97 min | Drama
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 »
36. Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010)
168 min | Action, Drama, History
Children who are not allowed by the oppressive British colonists to play football decide to join a group of freedom fighters.
40. Bojhena Shey Bojhena (2012)
145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
41. Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
42. Belaseshe (2015)
141 min | Drama, Family
A story of relationships that explores the intricacies of the married life, of life-long companionship, of promises and expectations and love.
43. Open Tee Bioscope (2015)
135 min | Drama
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.
45. Chotushkone (2014)
148 min | Thriller
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.
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.
47. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)
123 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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.
48. Abby Sen (2015)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
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 »