The Greatest Bengali Movies Of All Time

Bengali cinema has a rich and diverse history, known for producing thought-provoking, artistic, and culturally significant films.

A series of three films (Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Apur Sansar) by Satyajit Ray which follow the life of a boy named Apu.

The Apu Trilogy (1955-59)

Tthis film is based on Rabindranath Tagore's novel about a woman who loses her husband and is exposed to a different world.

Chokher Bali (2003)

Directed by Amitabh Chowdhury, this film follows a professional imposter as he gets caught up in things beyond his wildest dreams.

Aynabaji (2016)

Directed by Ritwik Ghatak, this film presents a tragic story of a fallen aristocrat who clings to his past glory through music and lavish parties.

Jalsaghar (1958)

This Tauquir Ahmed film follows a coffin as it is sent to a man's hometown for his burial- only to turn out to have the wrong corpse.

Oggatonama (2016)

A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.

Matir Moina (2002)

Directed by Ritwik Ghatak, this film tells the story of a young Pakistani immigrant's sacrifices and struggles in India.

Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)

A gang of ghosts must try to save their home when developers attempt to tear it down.

Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

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