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The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest. Dir: Richard Attenborough With: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen Biography | Drama | History 191 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations. With: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: If You're Gonna Whine, Just Shut Up! (2004) In this leg of the race, the teams travel from Dubai to Calcutta, India. Linda and Karen find themselves facing the law this time over a cab dispute... With: Phil Keoghan, Brandon Davidson, Nicole O'Brian Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
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. Dir: Mira Nair With: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu Drama 122 mins.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
(2005 TV Series)
Episode: India: Kolkata/Bombay (2006) Over the years, Tony Bourdain has fallen in love with India. The culture, the cuisine, the communities - it's all delicious and enchanting. With: Anthony Bourdain, Nondon Bagchi, Jishu Dasgupta Documentary 60 mins.
A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion. Dir: Ron Fricke Documentary | War 96 mins.
Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. With: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn Documentary 60 mins.
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids
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. Dir: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman With: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das Documentary 85 mins.
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. He sets out to kill him. Dir: Kamal Haasan With: Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji Drama | History 186 mins.
City of Joy
Hazari Pal lives in a small village in Bihar, India, with his dad, mom, wife, Kamla, daughter, Amrita... Dir: Roland Joffé With: Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Om Puri Drama 132 mins.
A boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Smaran Ghosal, Kamala Adhikari, Lalchand Banerjee Drama 110 mins.
Gandu hates his life. He hates his mother. Gandu raps out his hate, anger, dirt and filth of his existence... Dir: Qaushiq Mukherjee, Qaushiq Mukherjee With: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Rii Drama 85 mins.
The Big City
Life at home changes when a housewife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a salesperson. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri Drama 131 mins.
The Waiting City
A mystic-infused love story that follows a young couple's journey to India to collect their adopted baby. Dir: Claire McCarthy With: Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton, Samrat Chakrabarti Drama | Romance 100 mins.
A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned... Dir: Arindam Sil With: Abhishek Bagchi, Rahul Banerjee, Ritwick Chakraborty Thriller 160 mins.
The wealthy patriarch of a Mumbai family learns more than wants to about his own origins after his refusal to accept his sons' chosen spouses drives them and his own wife away. Dir: Bhappi Sonie With: Shammi Kapoor, Rajshree, Rehman Musical | Romance
A History of Britain
A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles. With: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West Documentary | History 60 mins.
15 Park Avenue
An exploration of the impact of schizophrenia on a young woman and her family in today's Calcutta. The... Dir: Aparna Sen With: Shabana Azmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rahul Bose Drama 116 mins.
Do Bigha Zamin
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. Dir: Bimal Roy With: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar Drama 131 mins.
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... Dir: Rakesh Kumar With: Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja Drama | Musical | Romance | Action 138 mins.
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. Dir: Mani Ratnam With: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama 161 mins.
The Bengali Night
Hugh Grant stars as a British engineer who becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter... Dir: Nicolas Klotz With: Hugh Grant, Shabana Azmi, Supriya Pathak Drama 153 mins.
The Bong Connection
The film is based on the lives of Bengali's across the world, especially on those settled abroad. It... Dir: Anjan Dutt With: Mir Afsar Ali, Travis Ammons, Victor Banerjee Drama 131 mins.
The lifelong romance between Lolita (Balan) and Shekar (Khan) is upset by the arrival of another man. Dir: Pradeep Sarkar With: Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt Drama | Musical | Romance 130 mins.
A Byomkesh Bakshi Film by Rituparno Ghosh, with Sujoy Ghosh playing the sleuth Dir: Rituparno Ghosh With: Sujoy Ghosh, Indraneil Sengupta, Arpita Pal Thriller
Follow filmmaker Darren Wilson as he travels to the darkest spiritual climates on the planet to test the limits of God's love. Dir: Darren Wilson With: Darren Wilson, Jeff Jansen, J.P. Moreland Documentary 95 mins.
The Chess Players
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country... Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi Comedy | Drama | History 129 mins.
Shadows of Time
Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making... Dir: Florian Gallenberger With: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome Drama | Romance 122 mins.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero
The film, which is about the last five years of the Indian leader Subhas Chandra Bose's life, also includes his life's story in flashback sequences. However, it does not cover the controversy surrounding Bose's death. Dir: Shyam Benegal With: Ila Arun, Pankaj Berry, Nicolas Chagrin Biography | Drama | History | War 208 mins.
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. Dir: Rituparno Ghosh With: Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Annu Kapoor Drama | Romance 117 mins.
Gordon's Great Escape
(2010 TV Series)
Episode: India: Part 2 (2010) Gordon wants to learn more about cuisines of India that aren't normally represented in UK restaurants, so he travels to remote Northeast India to search them out, and open a food cart in Calcutta for a day to prove he's learned something. Dir: Martha Delap, Maninderpal Sahota With: Gordon Ramsay, Nondon Bagchi Documentary 49 mins.
Ram Teri Ganga Maili
Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man... Dir: Raj Kapoor With: Rajiv Kapoor, Divya Rana, Saeed Jaffrey Drama | Musical | Romance 178 mins.
Kashmir Ki Kali
A rich young man woos proud girl against her father's wishes. Dir: Shakti Samanta With: Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Pran Comedy | Musical | Romance 168 mins.
(2011 Short Film)
A German couple adopts in Kolkata an Indian orphan. Their child suddenly disappears and they realize that they are part of the problem. Dir: Max Zähle With: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Julia Richter, Krish Gupta Drama 24 mins.
Dir: Alejandro Agresti, Gábor Altorjay Documentary 251 mins.
Joi Baba Felunath: The Elephant God
This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares... Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Soumitra Chatterjee, Parinita Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee Family | Adventure | Crime 112 mins.
Antarmahal: Views of the Inner Chamber
In late 19th Century, Bengal Bhubaneswar Chowdhury (Jackie Shroff) is a wealthy and tyrannical Zamidar (Squire)... Dir: Rituparno Ghosh With: Jackie Shroff, Abhishek Bachchan, Rupa Ganguly Drama 118 mins.
Communication gaps surface when a man returns home after a 14 year prison term and is finally forced to take his tormentor head on Dir: Sanjoy Nag With: Bratya Basu, Paoli Dam, Ahmed Rubel Crime | Drama | Family | Thriller 110 mins.
In hopes of improving his lifestyle, a poor peasant re-locates to Bombay virtually penniless. It is late at night and he is thirsty... Dir: Amit Mitra, Sombhu Mitra With: Pradeep Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Smriti Biswas Comedy | Thriller 153 mins.
A man (Amitabh Bachchan) is found wounded on railway tracks and when he awakens he has no memory of... Dir: Dulal Guha With: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Prem Chopra Drama | Family | Musical | Romance
Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai
Orphaned lives a poor lifestyle in Central India and makes living singing songs. One day he comes to the assistance of an injured man... Dir: Radhu Karmakar With: Raj Kapoor, Padmini, Pran Crime | Drama | Musical | Romance | Family 167 mins.
Chatterji is an ambitious and self-made young man who becomes the director of the company he works for. Dir: Satyajit Ray With: Sharmila Tagore, Barun Chanda, Paromita Chowdhury Drama 110 mins.
Dir: Surya S.J. With: Bhoomika Chawla, Sudhakar, Vijayakumar Drama | Romance
Dir: Rituparno Ghosh With: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Konkona Sen Sharma, Chandrayee Ghosh Drama 127 mins.
Choker Bali: A Passion Play
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... Dir: Rituparno Ghosh With: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Raima Sen Drama 167 mins.
With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta... Dir: Louis Malle With: Louis Malle Documentary 105 mins.
(2003 TV Movie)
A modern reworking of King Lear, where a businessman lies in a coma while 2 of his daughters plan to... Dir: Jon Sen With: Radhika Aggarwal, Lalita Ahmed, Joanna Bacon Drama 120 mins.
The Golden Thread
A man (Abhi Bhattacharya) opposes the love between his sister and the orphan (Satindra Bhattacharya) they adopted years earlier. Dir: Ritwik Ghatak With: Madhabi Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya, Abhi Bhattacharya Drama 143 mins.
36 Chowringhee Lane
After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely... Dir: Aparna Sen With: Jennifer Kendal, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Debashree Roy Drama | Romance 122 mins.
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. Dir: Arindam Nandy With: Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Parvin Dabas Drama | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.