Bengali Cinema: News

21 May 2023

Road Accidents

Renowned Bengali TV actor Suchandra Dasgupta dies in tragic accident

Tragedy struck the Bengali industry as news of the death of actor Suchandra Dasgupta, a popular name in the TV circuit, surfaced on Sunday.

19 May 2023

Riddhi Sen

Happy birthday, Riddhi Sen: Notable roles of National Film Awardee

Hindi-Bengali actor Riddhi Sen, who is celebrating his 25th birthday today, has an exceptional distinction attached to his name: he is the youngest recipient of the National Film Awards for Best Actor.

14 May 2023

Happy Birthday

Remembering filmmaking legend Mrinal Sen on 100th birth anniversary

Filmmaking auteur and screenwriter Mrinal Sen was a towering figure not just in Bengali cinema but also had a consequential impact on Hindi cinema and contributed to its illustrious legacy.

02 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Tough week lies ahead for Jeet's 'Chengiz'

Bengali cinema's superstar Jeet has been riding the wave of success. The actor is perhaps the only one in the current generation to do back-to-back commercial films. His recent release Chengiz was well received by the viewers and received mixed reviews from critics.

01 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Chengiz' collection dips amid big releases

Superstar Jeet is riding the wave of success like no one else. His recent release Chengiz became the first Bengali release to get a simultaneous Hindi release and it is performing decent at the box office.

28 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Jeet's 'Chengiz' holds the ground quite strong

Superstar Jeet of Bengali cinema is breaking ground with his recent release Chengiz. The film became the first Bengali film to release simultaneously in Hindi all over India. The film is raking in a decent amount of money at the box office.

27 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Jeet's 'Chengiz' moves steadily

As most film industries are producing pan-India films now, Bengali filmmakers have attempted the same with Jeet's Chengiz.

26 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Jeet's 'Chengiz' is quite steady

Bengali cinema as an industry has been struggling commercially for some years. Superstar Jeet is the only "commercial hero" from the industry and his recent release Chengiz is an attempt to tap the pan-India market.

25 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Chengiz' is holding the fort quite strong

Superstar Jeet has been ruling Bengali cinema for more than two decades. His recent release Chengiz has also been released simultaneously in Hindi all across India. The commercially viable star's film received mixed reviews from critics and is holding the fort at the box office.

24 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Jeet's 'Chengiz' grows by folds on opening weekend

Superstar Jeet of Bengali cinema created history with Chengiz as it became the first Bengali film to simultaneously release in Hindi. The gangster drama is raking in huge amounts. The film opened to mixed reviews from critics but is working like magic at the pan India box office.

21 Apr 2023


'Chengiz' review: Predictable gangster drama fails to create impact

Bengali cinema's superstar Jeet's action drama Chengiz was released on Friday.

21 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Jeet's 'Chengiz' shows positive trend on Day 1

Superstar Jeet is a huge name in Bengali cinema. In a time when the industry is struggling in terms of the economy, Jeet is the only actor who is making full-blown commercial films.

12 Apr 2023

Prosenjit Chatterjee

Loved 'Jubilee'? 5 Prosenjit Chatterjee films you cannot miss

Prosenjit Chatterjee is a megastar of Bengali cinema and has been relevant for more than four decades. The actor has acted in more than 340 films and is often hailed as the "one-man industry" of Bengali films.

10 Apr 2023

Telugu Films

Is 'Ravanasura' a remake of 'Vinci Da'? Srijit Mukherji reacts

Srijit Mukherji is one of the most successful filmmakers of Bengali cinema. The National Award-winning director has some stellar work to his name. Recently, he took to social media and said that Telugu star Ravi Teja's latest film Ravanasura is a remake of Mukherji's 2019 directorial Vinci Da.

03 Apr 2023

Movie Trailer

Jeet's 'Chengiz' Hindi trailer released; actioner set for Eid release

Indian cinema is all about pan-India films. Most big-budget entertainers are being dubbed in multiple languages and released simultaneously to cater to larger belts.

23 Mar 2023


Jeet's 'Chengiz' Hindi teaser released; details inside

Superstar Jeet is gearing up for his Eid release titled Chengiz. The superstar of Bengali cinema is unabashedly and unapologetically delivering commercial mass cinema. In times when the industry did not deliver economically, Jeet has delivered some stellar content.

21 Mar 2023


Jeet's 'Chengiz' to release on Eid: Details inside

Superstar Jeet is undoubtedly the only actor in Bengali cinema who is unabashedly and unapologetically delivering commercial mass cinema. The times when the industry is not delivering economically, Jeet has delivered some stellar content.

01 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Subhashree Ganguly shuts down trolls for criticizing PDA Instagram upload

Actor Subhashree Ganguly, a prominent name in the Bengali industry, has been balancing work-life like a pro.

06 Feb 2023

Lata Mangeshkar

Remembering Lata Mangeshkar with her evergreen Bengali songs

The Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar is regarded as one of the most influential singers of all time. Her career spanned over eight decades and she was known for her melodic voice and inspired generations with her singing.

23 Jan 2023

Subhas Chandra Bose

Decoding Srijit Mukherji's 'Gumnaami' on Netaji's 126th birth anniversary 

Indian freedom saga has been long and we have seen various personalities with different shades. Even though Gandhi ji is referred to as the "Father of the Nation," there was one who made the first step in freeing the nation (Moirang, 1944). It's none other than Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

06 Jan 2023

Mithun Chakraborty

Reasons why Mithun Chakraborty's 'Projapati' became a blockbuster hit

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty's recently released film Projapati has been shattering records at the box office. Starring him in the lead role, along with actors Dev and Mamata Shankar, Projapati was released in the theaters on December 23, 2022.

30 Dec 2022

Srijit Mukherji

Chanchal Chowdhury to headline Srijit Mukherji's biopic on Mrinal Sen

On maverick director Mrinal Sen's fourth death anniversary on Friday (December 30), filmmaker Srijit Mukherji has announced a biopic on the life of the director par excellence.

20 Nov 2022


Bengali actor Aindrila Sharma passes away at 24

Bengali actor Aindrila Sharma passed away at a Howrah hospital on Sunday. She was 24.

17 Nov 2022

TV News

Actor Aindrila Sharma continues to remain critical; still on ventilator

Bengali actor Aindrila Sharma's health has not witnessed any improvement in the past few hours.

31 Oct 2022


Post prolonged illness, actor Sonali Chakraborty passes away at 59

Bengali actor Sonali Chakraborty (59), known for her work in films such as Dadar Kirti and Bandhan, has passed away.

19 Oct 2022

Kangana Ranaut

Who was Noti Binodini, theater legend Kangana will play next?

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has finalized her next project.

21 Jun 2022


Odia actor Rashmirekha Ojha found dead; family suspects foul play

Odia television actor Rashmirekha Ojha was found dead in her Bhubaneswar apartment last week (June 18).

30 May 2022


Aspiring model found dead in Kolkata, fourth incident within fortnight

Saraswati Das, an 18-year-old make-up artist and aspiring model, was reportedly found dead at her home at Bediadanga, in Kasba, Kolkata on Sunday.

27 May 2022


Shocking! Now, Bidisha De Majumder's friend Manjusha Neogi found dead

The Kolkata acting-modeling circuit is in utter shock.

26 May 2022


Bengali model-actor Bidisha De Majumder found dead, suicide note found

Bengali actor-model Bidisha De Majumder was found dead at her apartment in the Dumdum area of Kolkata.

16 May 2022


Bengali actor Pallavi Dey death: Post-mortem report hints at suicide

On Sunday, Bengali television actor Pallavi Dey was found dead at her Kolkata apartment.

02 May 2022

Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's birth-anniversary, know how he discovered Sharmila Tagore

Legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray is known for his multi-faceted talent and his evergreen creations.

25 Sep 2021

Durga Puja

Five Bengali films to release during Durga Puja festivities

Five Bengali films are slated to hit the big screen this Durga Puja, as the producers are optimistic about a good response following the rise in footfall at cinema halls showing Bengali films with fresh content.

16 Aug 2021


Awards, exhibition to mark director Chidananda Dasgupta's birth centenary

A trust named after renowned film critic and director Chidananda Dasgupta is set to celebrate his birth centenary year in November with screenings, memorial lectures, and exhibitions of his works.

02 Jul 2021


Bengali film producers announce release dates of seven movies

With the gradual easing of curbs on shootings and improvement in the COVID-19 situation, big-time Bengali film producers have announced release dates of seven films, three of them during the Durga Puja festival and one during Christmas.

16 Jun 2021


Mithun Chakraborty turns 71! Listing some of his wealthiest possessions

The original Disco Dancer, Mithun Chakraborty, is one of the biggest stars in India.

10 Jun 2021


National award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77

Eminent film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his residence here early on Thursday due to old-age-related ailments, family members said. He was 77.

30 May 2021


Rituparno Ghosh's death anniversary: Remembering the rock for queer community

We lost maverick director Rituparno Ghosh on this day in 2013.