The 100 Greatest Bengali Movies Of All Timeby swarupbasak | created - 19 Sep 2012 | updated - 25 Apr 2018 | 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 100 greatest Bengali movies of all time, according to me.I hope you will enjoy.
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2. 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: 4,566 | Gross: $0.09M
4. 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: 4,386 | Gross: $0.08M
5. 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: 19,706 | Gross: $0.54M
7. Subarnarekha (1965)
Not Rated | 143 min | Drama
8. 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.
10. Teen Kanya (1961)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
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: 1,166 | Gross: $0.08M
11. Aguner Poroshmoni (1994)
123 min | Drama, War
In the middle of the 1971;curfew is going on all over the Bangladesh. The liberation army is operated as effective guerrilla force - Badiul Alam is one them. Alam plans for starting ... See full summary »
13. 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: 10,095 | Gross: $0.02M
15. Jibon Theke Neya (1970)
150 min | Drama, Family, War
A political satire of Bangladesh under the rule of Pakistan metaphorically, where an autocratic woman in one family symbolizes the political dictatorship of Ayub Khan in East Pakistan.
16. 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.
17. 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 »
19. 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.
21. Jaatishwar (2014)
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.
22. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)
123 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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.
28. 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.
29. 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. 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: 1,680 | Gross: $0.09M
34. Shyamol Chhaya (2004)
110 min | Drama
Twelve people are passengers on board.The boatmen are taking them to safety, far away from the fierce clutches of war. All the people on board are devastated by the horrors of war. As the story advances, different events unravel.
35. 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.
37. Jhinder Bandi (1961)
103 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller
A person comes to meet with Gauri Shankar Roy (Uttam Kumar) living in Kolkata. He introduces himself as a 'fauji Sardar' of Jhind, Jhind being a small kingdom in Madhya Pradesh. He says ... See full summary »
38. 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.
39. 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.
41. The Home and the World (1984)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ... See full summary »
42. Hemlock Society (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The plot revolves around a man who runs a school called "Hemlock Society" which teaches aspirants how to successfully commit suicide. He develops a bond with one of its students, Meghna (... See full summary »
46. The Stranger (1991)
Not Rated | 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 »
49. Tahader Katha (1992)
180 min | Drama