The 100 Greatest Bengali Movies Of All Timeby swarupbasak | created - 19 Sep 2012 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Bengali cinema refers to the Bengali language film making industries in the West Bengal and the Bangladesh.A lots of people does not know more about Bengali Cinema because they are less popular.Here are the top 100 Bengali movies of all time you must see. Hope you like it.
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3. 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: 5,070 | Gross: $0.09M
4. 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: 22,978 | Gross: $0.54M
5. 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: 5,013 | Gross: $0.08M
6. Subarnarekha (1965)
Not Rated | 143 min | Drama
7. Days and Nights in the Forest (1970)
115 min | Drama
A group of Calcutta city slickers, including the well-off Asim (Soumitra Chatterjee), the meek Sanjoy (Subhendu Chatterjee) and the brutish Hari (Samit Bhanja), head out for a weekend in the wilderness.
12. 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.
Votes: 11,771 | Gross: $0.02M
14. The Adversary (1970)
110 min | Drama
A young college graduate is struggling to find a job. He lives in a flat with his younger, employed sister, revolutionary brother and widowed mother. The strain of the situation ultimately causes him to hallucinate.
16. The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1969)
132 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Goopy wants to sing, and Bagha wants to play the dhol. They meet accidentally and are helped by King of Ghosts. With newly endowed abilities, they land in kingdom of Shundi, where their ... See full summary »
18. Saptapadi (1961)
163 min | Drama, Romance
Set in World War II, the reverend Krishnendu runs a military hospital in Bankura. A drunken Anglo-Indian woman soldier is brought to him for treatment and he recognized her as his former love Rina Brown.
19. Mirror Game (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 »
25. The Goddess (1960)
93 min | Drama
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali.
Votes: 1,848 | Gross: $0.09M
26. Distant Thunder (1973)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
27. The Middleman (1975)
131 min | Drama
A bright and idealistic young man steels himself for the dog-eat-dog business world, only to flounder in a job market packed with thousands of other hopefuls.
28. Monpura (2009)
136 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A housemaid is killed by a local landlord's son. His servant takes the blame for the murder, to save the landlord's mentally ill son and is marooned in an island named Monpura. There the ... See full summary »
30. Calcutta 71 (1971)
132 min | Drama
An angry young man on trial in 1971,a rainstorm in a slum in 1933,a lower-middle-class family during the 1943 famine,teenage smugglers in 1953 and a middle-class group in a posh hotel in 1971.
31. Three Daughters (1961)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Based on popular Indian stories of the great writer Rabindranath Tagore, these short films reveal definitive moments in the lives of three young girls.
Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $0.08M
35. Jaatishwar (2014)
TV-PG | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and notable works of Anthony Firingee a 19th century Bengali language folk poet of Portuguese origin.The time frame of the storyline jumps between two different time periods-19th century and the present day.
38. Runway (2010)
90 min | Drama
The story of the film centers around the youth Ruhul, who lives with his family in a small hut next to the runway of the international airport. His mother Rahima struggles to support the ... See full summary »
39. The Golden Fortress (1974)
Not Rated | 120 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery
A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress.
45. Pathetic Fallacy (1958)
102 min | Drama
Bimal is a taxi-driver in a small town. His taxi is his only companion and, although very battered, it is the apple of Bimal's eye. The film shows the love of taxi driver Bimal and his pathetic vehicle Jagaddal.
46. Charachar (1994)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama