Most Popular Bengali-Language Feature Films


1. Devdas (I) (2002)

185 min | Musical, Romance

7.6
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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: 26,134

2. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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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: 16,569 | Gross: $13.57M

3. Kahaani (2012)

122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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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 her husband.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Votes: 38,693

4. Piku (2015)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee

Votes: 15,793

5. Gunday (2014)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

2.0
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Two childhood friends travel from Bangladesh to Calcutta during the turbulent 1970s, becoming criminal superstars who both fall for a cabaret dancer.

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

Votes: 54,273

6. Amu (2005)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

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.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

Votes: 632 | Gross: $0.01M

7. X: Past Is Present (2015)

105 min | Mystery, Romance

5.6
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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: Radhika Apte, Bidita Bag, Piaa Bajpai, Swara Bhaskar

Votes: 285

8. 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: 18,271 | Gross: $0.72M

9. 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: 955

10. Gandu (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

5.9
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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: 1,551

11. Kaminey (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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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: 12,164 | Gross: $1.29M

12. Pather Panchali (1955)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.4
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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: 13,727 | Gross: $0.54M

13. Brick Lane (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 2,569 | Gross: $1.09M

14. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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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: 8,276

15. The World of Apu (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.2
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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 as he lives through poverty, and the unforeseen turn of events.

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

Votes: 7,080 | Gross: $0.02M

16. Bullett Raja (2013)

Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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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: 3,000

17. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)

159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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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: 11,094 | Gross: $1.07M

18. Shikari (2016)

145 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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: 165

19. Cosmic Sex (2015)

97 min | Drama

4.2
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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.

Director: Amitabh Chakraborty | Stars: Rii, Ayushman Mitra, Biplab Banerjee, Papia Ghoshal

Votes: 278

20. Yuva (2004)

161 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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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: 5,374 | Gross: $0.28M

21. The Music Room (1958)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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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: 3,500 | Gross: $0.09M

22. The Big City (1963)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 1,981

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 »

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

24. Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Dia Mirza, Abhay Deol, Minissha Lamba

Votes: 1,737

25. Aashiqui: True Love (2015)

160 min | Action, Romance

5.8
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Director: Ashok Pati | Stars: Ankush Hazra, Arindam Dutta, Rajatabha Dutta, Adam Lazarus

Votes: 18

26. Mushrooms (2011)

90 min | Drama

4.8
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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 »

Director: Vimukthi Jayasundara | Stars: Anubrata Basu, Paoli Dam, Tómas Lemarquis, Sudip Mukherjee

Votes: 127

27. Chotushkone (2014)

148 min | Thriller

8.1
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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.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Aparna Sen, Chiranjit, Goutam Ghose, Parambrata Chatterjee

Votes: 1,336

28. Video

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 »

Director: Rick Basu | Stars: Ena Saha, Deboprasad Halder, Debopriyo Mukherjee, Sutapa Das

29. Bojhena Shey Bojhena (2012)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 1,096

30. Bishh (2009)

105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.2
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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

Votes: 86

31. Belaseshe (2015)

141 min | Drama, Family

8.6
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A story of relationships that explores the intricacies of the married life, of life-long companionship, of promises and expectations and love.

Directors: Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Rituparna Sengupta, Aparajita Adhya

Votes: 829

32. Tasher Desh (2012)

112 min | Fantasy

6.2
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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: 231

33. I Am (II) (2010)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 602

34. Charuulata 2011 (2012)

130 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

Director: Agnidev Chatterjee | Stars: Rituparna Sengupta, Arjun Chakraborty, Dibyendu Mukherjee, Koushik Sen

Votes: 50

35. Jagte Raho (1956)

153 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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 »

Directors: Amit Mitra, Sombhu Mitra | Stars: Pradeep Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Smriti Biswas, Pahadi Sanyal

Votes: 619

36. Shudhu Tomari Jonyo (2015)

149 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Newlyweds who hate each other come to terms with each other and their past.

Director: Birsa Dasgupta | Stars: Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee, Soham Chakraborty, Mimi Chakraborty

Votes: 171

37. Bastu Shaap (2016)

129 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Director: Kaushik Ganguly | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Churni Ganguly, Kaushik Ganguly

Votes: 106

38. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

123 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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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.

Director: Anik Dutta | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Samadarshi Dutta

Votes: 1,945

39. Baishe Srabon (2011)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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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: 2,289

40. Rajkahini (2015)

160 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Rituparna Sengupta, Saayoni Ghosh, Koushik Sen, Abir Chatterjee

Votes: 638

41. Har Har Byomkesh (2015)

113 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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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 »

Director: Arindam Sil | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Ritwick Chakraborty, Sohini Sarkar, Nusrat Jahan

Votes: 247

42. Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey (2015)

126 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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The film is about a love story.

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

Votes: 63

43. Open Tee Bioscope (2015)

135 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

Directors: Anindya Chatterjee, Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Riddhi Sen, Surangana Banerjee, Dhee Majumder, Ritobroto Mukherjee

Votes: 442

44. 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: 118

45. Load Shedding (2015)

110 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Take a trip back to the 90's in Kolkata when moments spent even during a load shedding were priceless.

Director: Soukarya Ghosal | Stars: Animesh Bhaduri, Bidipta Chakraborty, Amrita Chattopadhyay, Meghla Dasgupta

Votes: 47

46. Agnee 2 (2015)

150 min | Action

7.3
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A story of revenge where Agnee takes revenge on the people who killed her parents.

Director: Iftakar Chowdhury | Stars: Om Goswami, Amit Hasan, Mahiya Mahi, Tiger Robi

Votes: 58

47. The Stranger (1991)

97 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 1,549

48. Shirshendu's Diary (2012)

132 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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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 »

Director: Sudipta De | Stars: Manish Chakraborty, Soumitra Chatterjee, Sudipta De, Meghna Halder

Votes: 5

49. The Endless Wait (2009)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A story about love, wait and loneliness.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Rahul Bose, Aparna Sen, Radhika Apte, Kalyan Ray

Votes: 828

50. 89 (2015)

109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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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, Barun Chanda

Votes: 28