Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films


1. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama

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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: 131,507 | Gross: $51.69M

2. Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (2017)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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The movie, filled with humor and romance, is a quirky ride into the life and times of a small time contract killer, Babu, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film spins around his love, his friends, his rivalries and his revenge.

Director: Kushan Nandy | Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bidita Bag, Shradha Das, Divya Dutta

Votes: 530

3. 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: 45,305 | Gross: $1.04M

4. 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, Shyamal Ghoshal

Votes: 3,679 | Gross: $0.08M

5. 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: 29,889 | Gross: $3.50M

6. 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: 16,096 | Gross: $0.54M

7. Piku (2015)

Not Rated | 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: 20,224

8. 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: 17,305 | Gross: $8.66M

9. Kapurush (1965)

70 min | Drama, Romance

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Calcutta based screenwriter Amitabha Roy is traveling to Hashimara in north Bengal partly to visit his brother-in-law and partly to do research for what will be his third film. En route ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Santi Chatterjee

Votes: 905

10. 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: 304

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: 55,066

12. 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: 1,749

13. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)

Not Rated | 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: 15,168 | Gross: $1.07M

14. X: Past Is Present (2015)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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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: 360

15. 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: 8,037 | Gross: $0.17M

16. Yuva (2004)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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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: 6,728 | Gross: $0.28M

17. 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: 390

18. 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: 2,655 | Gross: $1.09M

19. Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera (2006)

Action, Thriller

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About women who are trapped, used and abused by hidden cameras.

Director: Harry Baweja | Stars: Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Neha Dhupia, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 242

20. Wake Up Sid (2009)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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: 21,482 | Gross: $0.72M

21. Maacher Jhol (2017)

108 min | Drama

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Maacher Jhol is a heartwarming tale of a world renowned master-chef returning to his roots through a bowl of fish curry, the quintessential Bengali delicacy.

Director: Pratim D. Gupta | Stars: Kaya Blocksage, Ritwick Chakraborty, Paoli Dam, Joy Ganguly

Votes: 29

22. Aroni Tokhon (2017)

126 min | Biography

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Director: Sourav Chakraborty | Stars: Paoli Dam, Pradip Mukhopadhyay, Prateik, Indraneil Sengupta

23. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)

120 min | Drama

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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: 4,256

24. The River (1951)

Not Rated | 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: 4,492

25. Bishh (2009)

105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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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, Tina

Votes: 99

26. Oggatonama (2016)

100 min | Drama

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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: 1,735

27. 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, Parno Mittra, Nusrat Imroz Tisha, Ashok Pati

Votes: 44

28. Chalbaaz (2017)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller | Filming

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Directors: Joydip Mukherjee, Ananya Mamun | Stars: Rene Costa, Atul Sharma, Kumud Pant, Subhasree Ganguly

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: 15,574

30. Tasher Desh (2012)

112 min | Fantasy

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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

31. 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: 138

32. Double Feluda (2016)

116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The iconic Bengali detective launches two separate investigations.

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Bhaskar Banerjee, Paran Banerjee, Bratya Basu, Saheb Bhattacharjee

Votes: 71

33. Bedroom (2012)

127 min | Drama

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The film is about Joy, Deb and Ananda. While Joy is a struggling actor and conducts workshops, Ananda works in an I.T. company and Deb is an actor. Joy's wife who is a fashion photographer ... See full summary »

Director: Mainak Bhaumik | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Rahul Banerjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Paoli Dam

Votes: 253

34. 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: 8,220 | Gross: $0.02M

35. 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: 3,943 | Gross: $0.09M

36. Khoj (2017)

116 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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A crime thriller shot in the hills of India.

Director: Arka Ganguly | Stars: Vikram Chatterjee, Shataf Figar, Poonam Gurung, Arnab Bhattacharya

Votes: 58

37. Colours of Innocence (2016)

81 min | Drama

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10-year-old Gopal's carefree childhood is disrupted when his father meets with an accident. It becomes difficult for his mother to feed him and his little brother Chottu. Gopal starts ... See full summary »

Director: Manas Mukul Pal | Stars: Samiul Alam, Senha Biswas, Nur Islam

Votes: 103

38. 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: 10,771

39. 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: 2,769

40. 7 jours pas plus (2017)

91 min | Comedy

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Director: Héctor Cabello Reyes | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Alexandra Lamy, Pitobash, Damien Marchal

Votes: 20

41. 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: 1,802

42. 89 (2015)

109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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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: 139

43. Awara (2012)

160 min | Action

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A young man must fight local goons for the love of a woman.

Director: Rabi Kinagi | Stars: Jeet, Sayantika Banerjee, Mukul Dev, Ashish Vidyarthi

Votes: 156

44. Malibu Road (2017)

R | 95 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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Dr. Raymond Forrester, professor of psychology at UCLA, takes student and Hollywood starlet Dorothy Crowder to a Malibu hotel of questionable reputation. The two ingest LSD, sent in a ... See full summary »

Director: Montgomery Markland | Stars: Jessica Jade Andres, Michael Andricopoulos, Lillian Solange Beaudoin, Emilia Bogdanova

Votes: 6

45. Khokababu (2012)

158 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Shankaraiya | Stars: Ferdous Ahmed, Biswajit Chakraborty, Biplab Chatterjee, Locket Chatterjee

Votes: 84

46. Saheb Bibi Golaam (2016)

121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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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: 360

47. The God of Small Things (2017)

48 min | Drama

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To please the God, one religion must worship her, another must kill her. To save one life, one must sacrifice another.

Director: Saud Jubaer | Stars: Mahmud Alam, Samin Sababa

Votes: 22

48. Chocolate (II) (2016)

104 min | Comedy, Thriller

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It a ROM-COM Thriller movie. With a twist in the end. The story Chocolate revolves around the life of a COP, a CONMAN and their life threatening chase for their common targets - THE RING, A... See full summary »

Director: Sujan Mukherjee | Stars: Kanchan Mullick, Koneenica Banerjee, Biswanath Basu, Kharaj Mukherjee

Votes: 16

49. 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: 1,038

50. Dekh Kemon Lage (2017)

130 min | Comedy

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Rahul Roy returns to his city of joy Kolkata after 6 long years from USA. He has turned out to be one of the well known flirtatious guys.Gunja is his childhood friend who has always saved ... See full summary »

Director: Abhijit Guha | Stars: Mir Afsar Ali, Soham Chakraborty, Subhasree Ganguly

Votes: 8