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Best Bengali movies to watch on OTT

From Prasenjit Chatterjee’s Jaatishwar to Parambrata Chatterjee’s Baishe Srabon, check out these top-rated Bengali movies on OTT

Best Bengali movies to watch on OTT

Jaatishwar, Gumnaami

Last Updated: 09.34 PM, Jun 04, 2024


Steeped in rich tradition, Bengali cinema, often referred as Tollywood, has captivated audiences for decades. These movies are more than just entertaining. They are artistic and intellectual works that resonate deeply with human psychology. Whether it's your first time experiencing them or your hundredth, they have the power to transport you and leave a lasting impression.

So, here is a list of some of the top-rated Bengali movies that will impress you with their performances and storytelling.

Best Bengali movies to watch on OTT:


IMDb rating: 8/10

OTT platforms: Amazon Prime, Hoichoi


This musical drama has an ensemble A-list star cast that includes Prasenjit Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherji, Jisshu Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Abir Chatterjee, Rahul Banerjee and Riya Sen. Directed by Srijit Mukherji, the story is set in 19th-century Bengal, where Portuguese musician Anthony Firingee amazes villagers with his talent and defies social norms. A curious man named Rohit delves deep into Firingee's past to dig out some unknown facts about him.

Baishe Srabon

IMDb rating: 8.1/10

OTT platforms: Amazon Prime, Hoichoi

This thriller mystery stars some of the finest actors of the Bengali film industry, like Prasenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Raima Sen and Gautam Ghosh. Directed by Srijit Mukherji, the story is about a heinous serial killer who leaves a trail of terror in his wake. The police are unable to look for him. Desperate, they call a retired officer to crack the case. Can he bring the killer to justice?

Pather Panchali

IMDb rating: 8.2/10

OTT platforms: Amazon Prime, Plex

The story follows a poverty-stricken young boy named Apu. His father struggles to make ends meet, prompting Apu to venture out in search of a better life for his family. Directed by Satyjit Ray, this drama received several international accolades, like Best Human Document at the Cannes Film Festival, Best Foreign-Language Film at the National Board of Review Awards, and the Kinema Junpo Award in Japan. In 1958, it was nominated for Best Film at the 11th BAFTA Awards.


IMDb rating: 8.2/10

OTT platform: Amazon Prime

Starring Chiranjeet, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Aparna Sen, the movie is about four renowned filmmakers teaming up for an anthology film. What is unique about the film is that each story of the filmmakers is interlinked with death.


IMdb rating: 7.5/10

OTT platform: ZEE5

This emotional drama is the story of a man named Gour (Mithun Chakraborty), who is a widower. He desperately wants to feel the joy of having a loving daughter-in-law and grandchildren before he dies. His son, Joy (Dev), who is a successful wedding planner, is focused on his career and has no time for marriage. Despite the generation gap, Gour takes the initiative to understand his son and his thought process.


IMDb rating: 7.4/10

OTT paltform: SonyLIV

Starring Abir Chatterjee and Ritabhari Chakraborty, this movie is about body shaming. Phullora Bhaduri, a young tailor in Dhulishohor, challenges societal beauty standards through her fashion designs. Despite facing criticism for her weight, she finds an online platform to express herself and inspire others.


IMDb rating: 7.8/10

OTT platforms: Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar

This mystery action movie stars Prasenjit Chatterjee, Tanusree, Anirban Bhattacharya and Srijit Mukherji. The story highlights the three theories on the death and disappearance of Subhas Chandra Bose. A journalist comes up with the theories, suspecting an old person named Gumnaami Baba was the real Netaji.

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