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Best Bengali movies on Amazon Prime to make you burst into nostalgia

From the golden era of Satyajit Ray to new complex stories, here's a list of the best Bengali movies that you can watch right away on Amazon Prime

Best Bengali movies on Amazon Prime to make you burst into nostalgia

Sonar Kella, Jyeshtoputro

Last Updated: 09.24 PM, May 23, 2024


Steeped in a rich culture and heritage, Bengal has earned the well-deserved title of the Land of Fine Arts. This artistic legacy thrives to this day, with a deep appreciation for all forms of creative expression deeply embedded in the region. Bengali cinema has garnered international acclaim, with numerous films recognised and celebrated with prestigious accolades.

Are you craving a cinematic experience that reflects the essence of Bengal? Look no further. Here's a list of the finest Bengali movies that are all available on Amazon Prime Video.

Best Bengali movies on Amazon Prime:


Sonar Kella

IMDb rating: 8.3/10

Released in 1974, this thriller drama is adapted from acclaimed filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s novel. Starring Soumitra Chatterjee, Santosh Dutta and Siddhartha Chatterjee, the movie was released in the US as The Golden Fortress. It is the first film adaptation of Ray's famous Feluda franchise, which was followed by Joi Baba Felunath. The story follows a private directive, Feluda, and his cousin, Topshe, who are hired by a deceased man to take care of his gifted child, Mukul.


IMDb rating: 6.7/10

Starring Dev and Rukmini Maitra, this romantic drama is the beautiful story of Tintin, who has a passion for art. He finds himself drawn to an intelligent woman, Rohini. The two instantly fall in love with each other, but fate has other plans. Their marriage is entangled in a complex web of surprising life challenges.

Alinagarer Golokdhadha

IMDb rating: 7.1/10

Starring Paran Bandopadhyay, Kaushiki Sen, Anirban Bhattacharya and Parno Mittra, the story follows a man named Soham who is fascinated by Bengal’s history. He meets Ashutosh, a historian, who tells him about a puzzle that has been sent by Ashutosh’s friend. This encounter sparks Soham’s curiosity, setting him on a path of discovery.

Hirak Rajar Deshe

IMDb rating: 8.8/10

Released in 1980, this fantasy drama stars Soumitra Chatterjee, Santosh Dutta, Tapan Chatterjee, Rani Ghosh and Utpal Dutta. The story is about Goopy and Bagha, who hear the news of Hirak Raja’s oppressive rule. A courageous schoolteacher, Udayan, also joins them. They are determined to rectify the situation and together they embark on a mission to sort out the misguided king.

Ghare & Baire

IMDb rating: 6.5/10

Starring Koel Mallick, Jishu Sengupta, Monami Ghosh and Aparajita Auddy, this romance drama tells the story of Amit, who sacrifices his dream of moving to Mumbai to confess his feelings for Labonya. However, in a twist of fate, Labonya agrees to a traditional arranged marriage with an NRI. Will Amit and Labonya end up together?


IMDb rating: 7/10

Starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Konkona Sen Sharma, the movie tells the story of when Rabindranath Tagore found companionship and inspiration from his sister-in-law, Kadambari Devi. Married at a very young age to Jyotirindranath, Rabindranath’s older brother, Kadambari’s bond with her brother-in-law blossomed into a beautiful friendship that fueled his creative side.


IMDb rating: 7.6/10

Starring Prasenjit Chatterjee and Ritwick Chakraborty, Jyeshthoputro is about Indrajit, a superstar who, drowning in grief, returns to his hometown. The news of his father’s sudden demise is heavy on his heart. However, when he reaches home, some hidden complexities within the joint family begin to emerge and torment them.

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