Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films
1. 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.
2. 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: 16,569 | Gross: $13.57M
3. Kahaani (2012)
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 her husband.
4. Piku (2015)
123 min | Comedy, Drama
A quirky comedy about the relationship between an aging father and his daughter, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy, including each other, but who love each other unconditionally. You know, family.
5. 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.
6. 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: 632 | Gross: $0.01M
7. 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
8. 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: 18,271 | Gross: $0.72M
9. 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.
10. 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 »
11. 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: 12,164 | Gross: $1.29M
12. 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: 13,727 | Gross: $0.54M
13. 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: 2,569 | Gross: $1.09M
15. The World of Apu (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: 7,080 | Gross: $0.02M
16. Bullett Raja (2013)
Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
17. 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: 11,094 | Gross: $1.07M
19. 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.
20. 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: 5,374 | Gross: $0.28M
21. The Music Room (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: 3,500 | Gross: $0.09M
23. Malibu Road (2016)
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 »
24. 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.
26. Mushrooms (2011)
90 min | Drama
In a forest, near a border, a young Bengali and a European soldier attempt to get the better of one another. In Calcutta, Rahul, an architect who had gone off to build a career in Dubai, ... See full summary »
27. 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.
Horror, Thriller | Post-production
Bengal's first found footage re-construction thriller, Video, based on true incidents, revolves around experiences of a group of over-enthusiastic college-goers Richanshu, Sandy, Tatha, ... See full summary »
29. 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 »
31. 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.
32. 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.
34. 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 »
35. Jagte Raho (1956)
153 min | Comedy, Drama
In hopes of improving his lifestyle, a poor peasant re-locates to Bombay virtually penniless. It is late at night and he is thirsty, and he is unable to find water anywhere. A singing drunk... See full summary »
37. Bastu Shaap (2016)
129 min | Drama
It is a love story which is based on the concept of Feng Shui and Vastu and revolves around five people who live in the same house. Kushal (Parambrata) and Timir (kaushik) are Vaastu ... See full summary »
38. 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.
40. Rajkahini (2015)
160 min | Drama
In 1947 August, the British passed a bill regarding the partition of Bengal. Delving into the grim history of the Partition, Mukherjee's movie Rajkahini is weaved around a border between ... See full summary »
41. Har Har Byomkesh (2015)
113 min | Action, Thriller
In Benaras, Ratikant Choudhury invites them to a party thrown by zamindar Dipnarayan Singh at his residence to celebrate his recovery after a prolonged illness. But the very next day , ... See full summary »
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.
47. The Stranger (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 »
48. Shirshendu's Diary (2012)
132 min | Drama, Thriller
The decline of the 34 yrs domination of the Communist party in West Bengal was shortly preceded by an intolerable political turmoil, to which a famous Theatre and Film director Shirshendu ... See full summary »