Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Calcutta, West Bengal, India"


1. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 179,723

2. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy, Herbert 'Flight Time' Lang

Votes: 11,891

3. Cosmos (1980– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 24,092

4. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 29,157 | Gross: $1.30M

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: 16,867 | Gross: $13.57M

6. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary

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78 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

Votes: 12,195 | Gross: $3.41M

7. City of Joy (1992)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama

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Hazari Pal lives in a small village in Bihar, India, with his dad, mom, wife, Kamla, daughter, Amrita, and two sons, Shambhu and Manooj. As the Pal are unable to repay the loan they had ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 4,075 | Gross: $14.68M

8. 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: 7,454 | Gross: $0.17M

9. 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: 1,646

10. Hey Ram (2000)

186 min | Drama, History

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Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country and sets out to kill him.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Hema Malini

Votes: 8,110 | Gross: $0.27M

11. The Waiting City (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

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A mystic-infused love story that follows a young couple's journey to India to collect their adopted baby.

Director: Claire McCarthy | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton, Samrat Chakrabarti, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 695

12. Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

131 min | Drama

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In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties.

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

Votes: 1,227

13. Yaarana (1981)

138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Kumar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja, Aruna Irani

Votes: 1,095

14. Do Anjaane (1976)

155 min | Drama

7.0
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A man (Amitabh Bachchan) is found wounded on railway tracks and when he awakens he has no memory of who he is and doesn't remember anything about his life. Six years later he is living with... See full summary »

Director: Dulal Guha | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Prem Chopra, Pradeep Kumar

Votes: 315

15. La nuit Bengali (1988)

153 min | Drama

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Hugh Grant stars as a British engineer who becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Klotz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Shabana Azmi, Supriya Pathak, John Hurt

Votes: 233

16. 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: 2,138

17. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 597

18. Parineeta (2005)

130 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The lifelong romance between Lolita (Balan) and Shekar (Khan) is upset by the arrival of another man.

Director: Pradeep Sarkar | Stars: Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Dia Mirza

Votes: 6,803 | Gross: $0.80M

19. Joi Baba Felunath (1979)

112 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Parinita Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Satya Bannerjee

Votes: 1,031

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: 6,122 | Gross: $0.28M

21. Kashmir Ki Kali (1964)

168 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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A rich young man woos proud girl against her father's wishes.

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Pran, Nasir Hussain

Votes: 351

22. Khushi (2001)

169 min | Drama, Romance

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Madhu and Siddhu are two people whose paths keep intersecting through out their lives.

Director: Surya S.J. | Stars: Bhoomika Chawla, Sudhakar, Vijayakumar, Nassar

Votes: 2,258

23. Schatten der Zeit (2004)

122 min | Drama, Romance

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Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, ... See full summary »

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 908

24. City Life (1990)

251 min | Documentary

7.5
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A kaleidoscopic panorama of the world.A visual anthology of twelve short stories by twelve innovative directors from all over the world.

Directors: Alejandro Agresti, Gábor Altorjay, José Luis Guerín, Clemens Klopfenstein, Tato Kotetishvili, William Mbaye Ousmane, Eagle Pennell, Dick Rijneke, Mrinal Sen, Mildred Van Leeuwaarden, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Carlos Reichenbach, Béla Tarr

Votes: 98

25. Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal

Votes: 2,298

26. Raincoat (2004)

117 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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All he wanted was to see her just once. Manu was from a village in the backwoods. Neeru was the girl next door, his lost love.

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Annu Kapoor, Mouli Ganguly

Votes: 2,985

27. Furious Love (2010)

95 min | Documentary

8.4
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Follow filmmaker Darren Wilson as he travels to the darkest spiritual climates on the planet to test the limits of God's love.

Director: Darren Wilson | Stars: Darren Wilson, Jeff Jansen, J.P. Moreland, Greg Boyd

Votes: 311

28. Chokher Bali (2003)

167 min | Drama

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The book, Binodini, is the story of a young woman, who is left to her own devices when her sickly husband dies soon after they are married. She returns to her village and lives there for a ... See full summary »

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Lily Chakravarty

Votes: 1,007

29. The Bong Connection (2006)

131 min | Drama

6.7
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The film is based on the lives of Bengali's across the world, especially on those settled abroad. It attempts to delineate the pain and dilemma of Bengali's estranged from their places of ... See full summary »

Director: Anjan Dutt | Stars: Mir Afsar Ali, Travis Ammons, Victor Banerjee, Samrat Chakrabarti

Votes: 551

30. Ebar Shabor (2015)

160 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned to do the task of solving the mystery of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Actress-Swastika ... See full summary »

Director: Arindam Sil | Stars: Saswata Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee, Abir Chatterjee, Payel Sarkar

Votes: 647

31. The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992 TV Special)

Family

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Add a Plot

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Bryan Adams, Antonio Banderas, Kathy Bates

Votes: 301

32. Antarmahal: Views of the Inner Chamber (2005)

118 min | Drama

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In late 19th Century, Bengal Bhubaneswar Chowdhury (Jackie Shroff) is a wealthy and tyrannical Zamidar (Squire). He has two main obsessions: his desperate attempts for an heir, which even ... See full summary »

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Abhishek Bachchan, Rupa Ganguly, Soha Ali Khan

Votes: 365

33. 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)

122 min | Drama, Romance

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After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely life in her single room flat located at 36 Chowringhee Lane in Calcutta, with only a ... See full summary »

Director: Aparna Sen | Stars: Jennifer Kendal, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Debashree Roy, Geoffrey Kendal

Votes: 297

34. Jagte Raho (1956)

153 min | Comedy, Drama

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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: 672

35. Paras-Pathar (1958)

111 min | Comedy

7.8
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An underpaid middle-aged clerk finds a 'parash pathar', a stone that changes iron to gold on touch.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Tulsi Chakraborty, Kali Bannerjee, Ranibala, Gangapada Basu

Votes: 684

36. Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960)

167 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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Orphaned lives a poor lifestyle in Central India and makes living singing songs. One day he comes to the assistance of an injured man, and before he knows it, he is abducted and held by a ... See full summary »

Director: Radhu Karmakar | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Padmini, Pran, Chanchal

Votes: 321

37. 15 Park Avenue (2005)

116 min | Drama

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An exploration of the impact of schizophrenia on a young woman and her family in today's Calcutta. The narrative pivots around the relationship of two sisters, older sister Anjali is a ... See full summary »

Director: Aparna Sen | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rahul Bose, Dhritiman Chatterjee

Votes: 855

38. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

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With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 422

39. Subarnarekha (1965)

143 min | Drama

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A man (Abhi Bhattacharya) opposes the love between his sister and the orphan (Satindra Bhattacharya) they adopted years earlier.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak | Stars: Madhabi Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya, Abhi Bhattacharya, Indrani Chakrabarty

Votes: 551

40. Raju (2011)

24 min | Short, Drama

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A German couple adopts in Kolkata an Indian orphan. Their child suddenly disappears and they realize that they are part of the problem.

Director: Max Zähle | Stars: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Julia Richter, Krish Gupta, Arindam Sil

Votes: 334

41. Second Generation (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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A modern reworking of King Lear, where a businessman lies in a coma while 2 of his daughters plan to turn off his life support machine and sell his business. His third daughter has his best... See full summary »

Director: Jon Sen | Stars: Radhika Aggarwal, Lalita Ahmed, Joanna Bacon, William Beck

Votes: 113

42. Shubho Mahurat (2003)

150 min | Crime, Mystery

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An actress mysteriously dies after the "Shubho Mahurat," a celebration of the first shot of the film. A journalist and her perceptive aunt investigate.

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Nandita Das, Kalyani Mandal, Moumita Gupta

Votes: 306

43. Paar (1984)

141 min | Drama

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This is Goutam Ghose's speculative commentary on poverty and exploitation in rural Bihar, based on Bengali story Paathi.

Director: Goutam Ghose | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Utpal Dutt, Anil Chatterjee

Votes: 206

44. Dosar (2006)

127 min | Drama

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The story revolves around Kaushik (Prasenjit Chatterjee) and Kaberi (Konkona Sen Sharma), a happy couple until a car accident takes away Mita... See full synopsis »

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Konkona Sen Sharma, Chandrayee Ghosh, Shankar Chakraborty

Votes: 429

45. Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)

178 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man, Narendra Sahay, who has come with a group of Calcutta-based college students to ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Rajiv Kapoor, Divya Rana, Saeed Jaffrey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Votes: 721

46. Via Darjeeling (2008)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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A couple on their honeymoon is about to return to the city. On the last day, one of them disappears. The mystery returns to Calcutta one night...via Darjeeling. Faces are unmasked. New discoveries made.

Director: Arindam Nandy | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Parvin Dabas, Vinay Pathak

Votes: 148

47. Seemabaddha (1971)

110 min | Drama

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Chatterji is an ambitious and self-made young man who becomes the director of the company he works for.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Barun Chanda, Paromita Chowdhury, Ajoy Banerjee

Votes: 750

48. Anuranan (2006)

113 min | Drama, Romance

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Rahul Chatterjee is a second-generation East Indian who lives in Birmingham, England, along with his wife, Nandita, and works as a Designer. Rahul's late father used to work in England, ... See full summary »

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Rahul Bose, Rituparna Sengupta, Raima Sen, Rajat Kapoor

Votes: 255

49. Yatra (2006)

129 min | Drama

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Yatra is a journey of a person whose claim to fame is interrupted by his past which comes in the way of his present. Yatra comes across a strong subject that of a prostitute and its ... See full summary »

Director: Goutam Ghose | Stars: Rekha, Nana Patekar, Deepti Naval, Nakul Vaid

Votes: 116

50. The Answer (I) (2015)

108 min | Biography, Family, History

6.7
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In the quest for finding a deeper meaning to life, this is a true story of an American seeker who forsakes the worldly life to enter upon an amazing spiritual journey of self realisation.

Director: Pavan Kaul | Stars: Leonidas Gulaptis, Victor Banerjee, Davin Attia, Jyotish Atwell

Votes: 12