The Bengali festive season is in full swing as we approach Durga Puja, the ultimate occasion for Bengalis all over the world. Everyone has gone back home, enjoying the festive season, either out and about or chilling in the bed watching your favourite movies and TV shows. For the latter, we have compiled a list of the best Bengali movies that you can stream online on Netflix in India in 2019. All descriptions have been sourced from MetaReel.com.
Shonar Pahar is about Upama, who is in her 70s, doesn't share a healthy bond with her only son Soumya. Soumya's childhood friend Rajdeep along with his seven-year-old son Bittu happens to visit Upama. As days pass by, Upama and Bittu get very close to each other and further, the plot explores the bond between children and the elder ones whom they are close to. The film also highlights the complexities that are often seen in families due to the generation gap.
Red Oleanders Raktokarobi
Raktokorobi is a 2017 Indian Bengali film directed by Amitava Bhattacharya, starring Kaushik Sen, Rahul, and Shantilla Mukherjee. It was released in Hollywood as Red Oleanders Raktokarobi with English subtitles.
Lorai: Play to Live
In Lorai: Play to Live, the Sports minister of Westbengal sends an alcoholic retired football player (Prasenjit Chatterjee) to a politically disturbed (by Maoist activities) village of Purulia to setup a football team.
In Mandobasar Galpo, Ahana Sen, a filmmaker, is suffering from personal trauma that she can't come to terms with. Her friend Sayantan, a psychiatrist, helps to deal. Then she meets a man and her life begins to change.
In Rainbow Jelly, Ghoton, a 12-year old autistic orphan, lives with his overbearing and cruel maternal uncle Gondaria. Into this nightmarish existence of little Ghoton enters Poripishi, a fairy who holds a magical recipe that could well solve all of his problems. Will Poripishi change Ghoton's life for the better and help him find what he has been seeking all along?