With Khona Talkies (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Made in Bangladesh (2019)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.

Director: Rubaiyat Hossain | Stars: Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru, Mayabi Rahman

Votes: 103

2. Under Construction (2015)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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Under Construction is about a modern Muslim woman struggling to find herself in the sprawl of urban Bangladesh.

Director: Rubaiyat Hossain | Stars: Shahana Goswami, Rahul Bose, Shohel Mondol, Mita Rahman

Votes: 114

3. Meherjaan (2011)

119 min | Drama, History

3.5
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A film about loving the other. This film critiques certain pitfalls of nationalism that create conditions to justify war, killing and violence. 'Meherjaan' attempts to offer an aesthetic solution to war and violence.

Director: Rubaiyat Hossain | Stars: Jaya Bachchan, Victor Banerjee, Omar Rahim, Shayna Amin

Votes: 700

4. Phulkumar (2002)

58 min | Drama

8.6
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Coming-of-age story of an orphan boy who discovers friendship, love, passion and hatred.

Director: Ashique Mostafa | Stars: Zain Zafar, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Parvin Kona, Sumita Devi

Votes: 19

5. Belonging (I)

Documentary | Filming

6-year-old Nushaida starts a journey to find her parents, whom she lost while fleeing Myanmar, among refugee camps for Rohingyas in Bangladesh.

Director: Abid Hossain Khan

6. 720 Degrees (2010)

5 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A one-take journey to discover the layers of relationships and our perception of reality within two circular panoramas.

Director: Ishtiaque Zico | Stars: Ashique Mostafa, Rubaiyat Hossain, Md. Aslam, Sujan Mahmud

Votes: 19

7. Kobi Swamir Mrityur Por Amar Jobanbondi (2016)

10 min | Short, Drama

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The film portrays the emotions of a recently widowed woman who's having a feeling of deliverance after the death of her poet husband.

Director: Tasmiah Afrin Mou | Stars: Ali Ahsan, Dilruba Hossain Doyel

8. Interiors & Exteriors (2018)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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A one-take observational piece about the microcosm of Islamic practices and class segregation in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka.

Director: Ashique Mostafa

Votes: 9

9. The Last Post Office (2018)

17 min | Short

6.3
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On the edge of Bangladesh, between mountains and water, stands a post-office, the only sign of civilization. It has a notorious reputation: its employees disappear. Two men, in love with each other, work there.

Director: Aung Rakhine | Stars: Ashok Bepari, Ashish Khondker, Shahriar Ferdous Sazeeb

Votes: 7

10. 20 continuous shots followed by Siddhartha (2016)

20 min | Short

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Twenty continuous shots linger over the slums of Dhaka, contrasting a young man's search for moments of stillness and clarity with the megacity's constant onslaught of sound and movement.

Director: Abid Hossain Khan

11. Pasher Ghor (2016)

10 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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A middle-aged loner can not resist the shrill sound of cry from the other side of the wall.

Director: Anjan Sarkar Jimy | Stars: Sharmin Mrittika, Balaram Karmakar, Mainul Hasan Roobel

12. Bishkanta (2015)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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The Poison Thorn revolves around the narratives of three rape survivors of Liberation War of Bangladesh and witnesses the expressions of a collective trauma of war and its effects on women.

Director: Farzana Boby | Stars: Roma Chowdhury, Halima Khatun, Ronjita Mondol


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