Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films


1. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama

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69 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: 118,852 | Gross: $51.69M

2. Kahaani (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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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: 44,592

3. Devdas (I) (2002)

185 min | Musical, Romance

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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: 29,404

4. Pather Panchali (1955)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

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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: 15,833 | Gross: $0.54M

5. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

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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: 17,187 | Gross: $13.57M

6. Piku (2015)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

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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: 19,724

7. Shab (2017)

150 min | Drama, Romance

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"Shab" is a story that revolves around multiple characters' search for happiness and love in a complex, unforgiving, and cold city.

Director: Onir | Stars: Ashish Bisht, Simon Frenay, Areesz Ganddi, Gaurav Nanda

Votes: 31

8. Ludo (2015)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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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: 268

9. 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: 21,084 | Gross: $0.72M

10. I Am (II) (2010)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Four traumatic and life-changing stories in various parts of modern secular India.

Director: Onir | Stars: Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose, Radhika Apte, Nandita Das

Votes: 630

11. Gunday (2014)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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The lives of Calcutta's most powerful Gunday - Bikram and Bala, changes when Nandita enters it. Then a counter-force takes charge and a thriller unfolds.

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

Votes: 54,960

12. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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: 10,493

13. No Bed of Roses (2017)

85 min | Drama

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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, Ashok Pati

Votes: 33

14. Kaminey (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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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: 13,691 | Gross: $1.29M

15. Boss 2 (2017)

136 min | Action

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Surya, the man who taught his people the art of dreaming and making their dreams come true, has now turned into their biggest enemy. People want him arrested and hanged as they suspect him ... See full summary »

Director: Baba Yadav | Stars: Subhashish Ganguly, Jeet, Nusraat Faria Mazhar, Indraneil Sengupta

Votes: 110

16. Apur Sansar (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

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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.

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

Votes: 8,084 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Gandu (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

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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: 1,719

18. X: Past Is Present (2015)

105 min | Drama, 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: Rajat Kapoor, Radhika Apte, Bidita Bag, Piaa Bajpai

Votes: 351

19. Bheja Fry 2 (2011)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

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A tax-evading businessman and an income-tax officer get stranded on an isolated island.

Director: Sagar Ballary | Stars: Vinay Pathak, Kay Kay Menon, Minissha Lamba, Rukhsar

Votes: 1,011

20. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)

159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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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: 14,688 | Gross: $1.07M

21. AranyaDeb (2017)

90 min | Fantasy

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Two people try to find their calling in Kolkata.

Director: Debasish Sen Sharma | Stars: Jishu Sengupta, Mir Afsar Ali, Sreelekha Mitra, Saayoni Ghosh

Votes: 7

22. The River (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Votes: 4,451

23. Aparajito (1956)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

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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: 7,905 | Gross: $0.17M

24. Bossgiri (2016)

165 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.5
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This is a story of a strong man who was looking forward to earn a decent living in a crazy city. But unfortunately some events forces him to turn into a powerful don of the very city.

Director: Shamim Ahmed Roni | Stars: Shakib Khan, Shabnam Bubly, Sadek Bachchu, Rajatabha Dutta

Votes: 66

25. Cosmic Sex (2015)

97 min | Drama

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One night, Kripa is on the run from sex and violence when he meets Sadhavi, a woman 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: 379

26. Charulata (1964)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

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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: 3,602 | Gross: $0.08M

27. Brick Lane (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama

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61 Metascore

A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Gavron | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum

Votes: 2,643 | Gross: $1.09M

28. Jalsaghar (1958)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music

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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: 3,878 | Gross: $0.09M

29. Aynabaji (2016)

147 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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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: 15,342

30. Praktan (2016)

142 min | Comedy, Drama

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A married woman (Rituparna Sengupta) who is on journey from Mumbai to Howrah by train, meets her ex-husband (Prasenjit Chatterjee).

Directors: Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Aparajita Adhya, Biswanath Basu

Votes: 669

31. Bojhena Shey Bojhena (2012)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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: 1,277

32. Hello Memsaheb (2011)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Megh Chatterjee, having recently lost his father, had been compelled to return from USA to take over the reins of his father's Real Estate Business. Though known as a playboy amongst the '... See full summary »

Directors: Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy | Stars: Jeet, Priyanka Upendra, Koneenica Banerjee, Aritro Dutta Banik

Votes: 26

33. Chaamp (2017)

120 min | Sport

7.2
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It is the story of a boxer names shibaji. Who was a hero and inspiration for every indian but suddenly he falls down and everyone forgets him. The film is about how he rises up again.

Director: Raj Chakraborty | Stars: Chiranjit, Dev, Rukmini Maitra, Priyanka Sarkar

Votes: 177

34. Nabab (2017)

140 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

8.3
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An intelligence agent from Bangladesh tasked with a secret operation in West Bengal, India.

Director: Joydip Mukherjee | Stars: Shakib Khan, Subhasree Ganguly, Aparajita Adhya, Sabyasachi Chakraborty

Votes: 219

35. Saheb Bibi Golaam (2016)

121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Three very different people from three very different worlds collide one winter afternoon in an anarchic Kolkata.

Director: Pratim D. Gupta | Stars: Damini Basu, Ritwick Chakraborty, Vikram Chatterjee, Anjan Dutt

Votes: 335

36. Ghuri (2014)

134 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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Based on Khaled Hosseini's novel 'The Kite Runner' the story is about two childhood friends- one friend's search for his friend's son, taken captive by terrorists.It's a story of ... See full summary »

Director: Riingo Banerjee | Stars: Arindol Bagchi, Rohit Bhattacharya, Kaushik Chakraborty, Barun Chanda

Votes: 21

37. Tasher Desh (2012)

112 min | Fantasy

6.0
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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: 266

38. Shikari (2016)

145 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A disguised professional assassin with mysterious past, tasked with assassinating a top government official.

Directors: Zakir Hossain, Joydip Mukherjee | Stars: Shakib Khan, Srabanti Chatterjee, Rahul Dev, Subrata Barua

Votes: 481

39. Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey (2015)

126 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Two childhood friends realize their love for each other after their circumstances draw them apart.

Director: Raj Chakraborty | Stars: Tulika Bose, Swastika Dutta, Kharaj Mukherjee, Koushani Mukherjee

Votes: 101

40. Sonar Kella (1974)

120 min | Adventure, Family

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A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Santanu Bagchi, Ajoy Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee

Votes: 1,311

41. Premi O Premi (2017)

136 min | Comedy, Romance

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The film is inspired from Hollywood movie Leap Year. It has a unique story for Bangladeshi film industry. It is also the biggest worldwide release for a Bangladeshi movie.

Director: Jakir Hossain Raju | Stars: Arifin Shuvo, Nusraat Faria Mazhar, Prabir Mitra

Votes: 22

42. Mahanagar (1963)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

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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: 2,281

43. Baishe Srabon (2011)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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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: 2,711

44. Boss (II) (2013)

140 min | Action

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A very intelligent young man arrives in Mumbai and becomes a mafia don.

Director: Baba Yadav | Stars: Chiranjit, Yusuf Chishti, Subhasree Ganguly, Jeet

Votes: 107

45. Niyoti (2016)

Drama

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It's a romantic tragedy movie. And it has been praised by the audience.

Director: Jakir Hossain Raju | Stars: Arifin Shuvo, Falguni Rahman Jolly, Nader Chowdhury, Supriyo Dutta

Votes: 36

46. Agantuk (1991)

97 min | Drama

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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: 1,766

47. 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: 1,000

48. Bullett Raja (2013)

Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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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.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidyut Jamwal, Jimmy Shergill

Votes: 3,158

49. Amanush (1975)

153 min | Drama, Family

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Madhusudan Chaudhary lives in a small fishing village in West Bengal, India, along with his wealthy but aging paternal uncle, who trusts him and lets him handle their estate and business. ... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Prema Narayan, Anil Chatterjee

Votes: 137

50. 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: 123