Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films
1. Lion (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, 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: 131,507 | Gross: $51.69M
2. Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (2017)
122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
3. 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.
Votes: 45,305 | Gross: $1.04M
4. 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: 3,679 | Gross: $0.08M
5. 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.
Votes: 29,889 | Gross: $3.50M
6. 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: 16,096 | Gross: $0.54M
8. 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: 17,305 | Gross: $8.66M
9. Kapurush (1965)
70 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
10. 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 »
11. Gunday (2014)
Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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.
12. 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 »
13. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Not Rated | 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: 15,168 | Gross: $1.07M
14. X: Past Is Present (2015)
105 min | Drama, 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: Rajat Kapoor, Radhika Apte, Bidita Bag, Piaa Bajpai
16. Yuva (2004)
Not Rated | 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: 6,728 | Gross: $0.28M
17. Cosmic Sex (2015)
97 min | Drama
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.
18. Brick Lane (2007)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,655 | Gross: $1.09M
20. 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: 21,482 | Gross: $0.72M
21. Maacher Jhol (2017)
108 min | Drama
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.
29. Aynabaji (2016)
147 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 »
30. 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.
31. Amanush (1975)
153 min | Drama, Family
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 »
33. Bedroom (2012)
127 min | Drama
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 »
34. 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.
Votes: 8,220 | Gross: $0.02M
35. 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: 3,943 | Gross: $0.09M
37. Colours of Innocence (2016)
81 min | Drama
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 »
41. 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 »
44. Malibu Road (2017)
R | 95 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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 »
48. Chocolate (II) (2016)
104 min | Comedy, Thriller
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 »
50. Dekh Kemon Lage (2017)
130 min | Comedy
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 »