Top 30 Bengali Evergreen Comedy Films

30 Best Evergreen Bengali Comedy Movies

Top 30 Bengali Evergreen Comedy Films
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Tollygunge Film industry (Bengali) is one of the famous film industry in Indian cinema. Numerous Bengali comedy films are made every year to entertain public. From there, I have highlighted best 30 evergreen Bengali comedy films of Tollygunge industry that are worth knowing about.

Bengali film refers to those films which are based on Tollygunge film Industry. It is also known as Tollywood. Although, the film industry is much smaller than the Bollywood, Telugu and Tamil film industry, it has become popular worldwide by producing parallel and art films. Many Bangla filmmakers, actors and directors have been honored with the National Awards, along with the International Awards.

Many renowned actors and actresses have worked in Bengali films such as, Uttam Kumar, Soumitra Chattopadhyay, Subhendu Chattopadhyay, Rabi Ghosh, Anup Kumar, Tarun Kumar, Tulsi Chakraborty, Bhanu Badyopadhyay, Jahar Roy, Suchitra Sen, Supriya Chatterjee, Sabitri Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee,  Chaya Devi, Malina Devi, Bharati Devi etc. There has also worked greatest film directors such as: Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Ritwik Ghatak, Tapan Sinha, Arabinda Mukhopadhyay, Agradoot etc. For this reason, Bengali films have taken a special place in the history of Indian cinema.

Everyone likes comedy.

Comedy movies are always an interesting topic among the movie lovers whether it belongs to Bollywood, Tollywood, Hollywood or any other cinema. Bengali cinema has a long history of making comedy movies. All these  movies are old, but remember that 'Old is Gold'. I recommended all the movie lovers to watch all these old comedy movies at least one time in your life. Here is the list of top 30 evergreen Bengali comedy movie.

1. Galpo Holeo Satyi (1966)

Director: Tapan Sinha

Writer: Tapan Sinha (Story and screenplay)

Banner: New Theateres Exhibitors Pvt. Ltd.

Stars: Bhanu Bannerjee, Jogesh Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh, Chaya Devi, Ajoy Ganguly, Bankim Ghosh, Bharati Devi, Chinmoy Roy, Rudraprasad Sengupta etc.

 All the actors and actresses performed very well in this film. Tapan Sinha’s script and camera work were brilliant. After the huge hit at the box office, Hrishikesh Mukherjee has made the Hindi version of the movie. The name of that movie is Bawarchi. This is also the first movie of famous comedian Chinmoy Roy.

It is one of the best Bengali old comedy movie which you  should not miss it at any cost. This is Tapan Sinha's one of the best classic movie, and I give full credit to the director for choosing such fabulous actors. Their Superlative natural performances, setting, costumes, dialogues and situations make this movie so close to reality. Let’s watch this movie Galpo Holeo Satyi.

2. Sharey Chuattor (1953)

Director: Nirmal Dey

Writer:  Bijon Bhattacharya, Nirmal Dey (Screenplay)

Banner: M.P Productions Pvt. Ltd.

Music: Kalipodo Sen

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Bhanu Bandopadhyay, Tulsi Chakraborty, Molina Devi, Jahar Roy, Haridhan Mukherjee etc.

Sharey Chuattor is one of the best Bengali old comedy movie which you definitely watch. It is the first super hit movie of romantic pair Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen. Director Nirmal Dey selected two most romantic pair in the history of Bengali cinema: Uttam Kumar - Suchitra Sen and  Molina Devi - Tulsi Chakraborty.

3. Basanta Bilap (1973)

Director: Dinen Gupta

Writer: Bimal Kar (story), Shekhar Chatterjee (Screenplay)

Banner: Sonali Productions

Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen, Anup Kumar, Tarun Kumar, Chinmoy Ray, Rabi Ghosh, Sumitra Mukhopadhyay,  Haridhan Mukhopadhyay, Kajal Gupta, Shyam Laha, Kanika Majumdar, Shibani Bose etc.

Basanta Bilap is one of the best Bengali comedy movie, and this movie has some of the best comic sequences ever. 

4. Personal Assistant (1959)

Director: Chitrakar

Writers: Harinarayan Chattopadhyay (Story), Chitrakar (screenplay), Kumaresh Ghosh (additional dialogue), Jyotirmoy Roy (dialogue)

Producer: Shantimoy Basu

Banner: Yuba Chitra

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Stars: Bhanu Bannerjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Nripati Chatterjee, Tulsi Chakraborty, Amar Mallick, Pahari Sanyal, Tarun Kumar,  Karabi Bandyopadhyay, Renuka Roy, Chitra Sen etc.

This is one of the remarkable comedy movie of Bhanu Bannerjee and it is also the first movie of Bhanu Banerjee and Ruma Guha Thakurta together.

5. 80 Te Asio Na (1967)

Director: Sree Jayadratha

Producer: Shibpada Chatterjee and Shanta Ganguly

Banner: Rudrani films

Music: Gopen Mullick

Stars: Asit Baran, Bhanu Bannerjee, Jahar Roy, Robi Ghosh, Tarun Kumar, Kamal Mitra, Ruma Guha Thakurta,  etc.

6. Dhanyee Meye (1971)

Director: Arabinda Mukhopadhyay

Writer: Debanshu Mukherjee (Story), Arabinda Mukhopadhyay (screenplay)

Banner: Sree Productions

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Sabitri Chatterjee, Partho Mukherjee, Jaya Bachchan, Nripati Chatterjee, Sukhen Das, Tarun Kumar, Shyam Laha, Haridhan Mukherjee, Rabi Ghosh, Jahar Roy, Chinmoy Roy, Anubha Gupta, Tapati Ghosh etc.

It is Jaya Bachchan's second bengali movie (after Mahanagar).

7. Jamalaye Jibanto Manush (1958)

Director: Prafulla Chakraborty

Writer: Prafulla Chakraborty

Banner: Rajkumari Chitramandir

Music: Shyamal Mitra

Stars: Chhabi Biswas, Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Jahar Roy, Nripati Chattopadhyay, Tulsi Chakraborty, Kamal Mitra, Shyam Laha, Haridhan Mukherjee, Pahadi Sanyal, Basabi Nandi, Aparna Devi etc.

This is the first movie of director Prafulla Chakraborty.

8. Mouchak (1974)

Directer: Arabinda Mukhopadhyay

Producer: Bharat Shamser Jangbahadur Rana

Writer: Samaresh Basu (Story), Arabinda Mukhopadhyay (Screenplay and dialogue)

Banner: Pratima Pictures

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Sabitri Chatterjee, Ranjit Mullick, Mithu Mukherjee, Anup Kumar, Chinmoy Roy, Rabi Ghosh, Ratna Ghosal, Gita Dey, Tarun Kumar, Kamu Mukherjee, Haridhan Mukhopadhyay, Nripati Chattyopadhyay, Tapati Ghosh etc.

This is Ranjit Mullick's first movie with Uttam Kumar.

9. Charmurti (1978)

Director: Umanath Bhattacharya

Writer: Narayan Gangopadhyay (Story), Umanath Bhattacharya (Screenplay)

Producer: Animesh Duttagupta

Banner: Mokshada Films

Music: Ajoy Das

Stars: Rabi Ghosh, Chinmoy Roy, Biplab Chattopadhyay, Santosh Dutta, Shambhu Bhattacharya, Satya Bandyopadhyay, Kajal Gupta, Rita Sanyal, Satyen Ganguly, Krishna Saha etc.

This is the first comedy movie of Biplab Chatterjee.

10. Chaddabeshi (1971)

Director: Agradoot

Writer: Upen Gangopadhyay (Story), Subir Hazra (Screenplay and dialogue), 

Banner: Chalachchitra Bharati

Music: Sudhin Dasgupta

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Madhabi Mukherjee, Bikash Roy, Subhendu Chatterjee, Tarun Kumar, Anubha Gupta, Shamita Biswas, Jahar Roy, Bankim Ghosh, Sutapa Bagchi etc.

After the huge hit at box office, director Hrishikesh Mukherjee has made the hindi version of the movie. The name of that movie is Chupke Chupke (1975).

11. Bibaho Bibhrat (1969)

Director: Ashim Bannerjee

Writer: Ashim Bannerjee (Story and Screenplay)

Banner: Sawpna Productions

Music: Shyamal Mitra

Stars: Anup Kumar, Nripati Chattyopadhyay, Utpal Dutta, Rabi Ghosh, Lily Chakraborty, Dwiju Bhawal, Renuka Ray, Gangapada Bose, Bharati Debi, Latika Dasgupta etc.

12. Bhanu Pelo Lottery (1958)

Director: MGS Pictures Unit

Producer: Bishnu Sarkar

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Banner: M.G.S Pictures

Stars: Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Jahar Roy , Lily Chakraborty, Kamal Mitra, Nripati Chattopadhyay, Ajit Chattopadhyay, Ira Chakraborty, Kuntala Chatterjee, Sushil Das etc.

This is one of the most famous comedy movie of Bhanu and Jahar pair. It is the first movie of Lilly Chakraborty.

13. Bancharamer Bagan  (1980)

Director: Tapan Sinha

Writer: Manoj Mitra (story), Tapan Sinha (Screenplay)

Producer: Dhiresh Kumar Chakraborty

Banner: D.K Film Enterprise

Music: Tapan Sinha

Stars: Biplab Chatterjee, Dipanker Dey, Rabi Ghosh, Nirmal Kumar, Manoj Mitra, Madhabi Mukherjee, Bhanu Bannerjee, Sambhu Bhattacharya, Debika Mukherjee, Premanghsu Bose etc.

14. Swarga Martya (1958)

Director: Asim Pal

Writer: Pratap Mukhopadhyay

Producer: Sunil Roy Chowdhury

Banner: Bikash Roy Production Pvt. Ltd.

Music: Kalipada Sen

Stars: Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Tarun Kumar, Nripati Chattyopadhyay, Manju Dey, Ajit Chattyopadhyay, Bikash Roy, Jiben Bose, Tulsi Chakraborty, Nabadwip Halder, Shyam Laha, Shila Pal etc.

15. Mriter Marte Agamon (1959)

Director: Pashupati Chatterjee

Writer: Gouri Shree

Producer: Miracles India

Banner: Miracles India Pvt. Ltd.

Music: Manmath Nath Das

Stars: Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Chhabi Biswas, Tulsi Chakraborty, Jahar Ganguly, Tapati Ghosh, Haradhan Bannerjee, Jahar Roy, Basabi Nandi etc.

16. Anandamela (1976)

Director: Mangal Chakraborty

Writer: Syed Mustafa Siraj (Story), Mangal Chakraborty (script)

Producer: Bharat Samsher Jang Bahadur Rana

Banner: Ananda Chira

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Arati Bhattacharya, Tilak Chakraborty, Mahua Roychowdhury, Anup Kumar, Tarun Kumar, Utpal Dutta, Chinmoy Roy,  Rabi Ghosh, Jahar Roy etc.

17. Nonigopaler Biye (1973)

Director: Sudhir Mukherjee

Writer: Dipten Sanyal (Story)

Producer: Sudhir Mukherjee

Banner: Production Syndicate Pvt. Ltd

Music: Nachiketa Ghosh

Stars: Chinmoy Roy, Tapen Chattopadhyay, Padma Devi, Amarnath Mukhopadhyay, Arun Chowdhury, Kalyan Bagchi, Ajoy Bandyopadhyay, Krishna Chakraborty, Juin Bandyopadhyay etc.

This is the first double role movie of Chinmoy Roy.

18. Borjatri (1951)

Director: Satyen Bose

Writer: Bibhuti Mukhopadhyay (Story)

Producer: Pancha Pradip

Banner: National Progressive

Music: Salil Chowdhury

Stars: Anup Kumar, Satya Bandyopadhyay, Haradhan Bandyopadhyay, Bhanu Bandopadhyay, Kali Bannerjee, Usha Devi, Jamuna Singha, Shikha Dutta, Sital Bandopadhyay, Sandhya Devi, Bhaben Pal, Arun Chowdhury, Shanti Bhattacharya etc.

19. Bhanu Goyenda Jahar Assistant (1971)

Director: Purnendu Roychowdhury

Writer: Pranab Roy (Story, screenplay)

Producer: Badalraja Sinha

Banner: Joydeep Pictures

Music: Shyamal Mitra

Stars: Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Jahar Roy, Nripati Chattopadhyay, Pahari Sanyal, Bankim Ghosh, Shubhendu Chattopadhyay, Lily Chakraborty, Sital Bandyopadhyay, Kalyani Ghosh, Biren Chattopadhyay, Haridhan Mukhopadhyay, Sailen Ganguly, Ashok Mukhopadhyay etc.

20. Goopy Gynen Bagha Bynen (1969)

Director: Satyajit Ray

Writer: Upendra Kishore Raychowdhury (Story), Satyajit Ray (screenplay)

Producer: Asim Dutta, Nepal Dutta

Banner: Purnima Pictures

Music: Satyajit Ray

Stars: Tapen Chattopadhyay, Rabi Ghosh, Ajoy Banerjee, Iva Bannerjee, Santosh Dutta, Chinmoy Roy, Jahar Roy, Haridhan Mukhopadhyay,  Bhaswati Chatterjee, Abani Chatterjee, Dilip Bose, Binoy Bose, Durgadas Bannerjee, Ramen Bhaduri etc.

21. Ora Thake Odhare (1954)

Director: Sukumar Dasgupta

Writer: Premendra Mitra (Writer, Dialogue, Screenplay)

Banner: S.M Productions

Music: Kalipada Sen

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, Tulsi Chakraborty, Malina Debi, Aparna Debi, Bani Ganguly, Bijoy Bose, Chhabi Biswas, Joynarayan Mukhopadhyay, Bijoy Bose, Dhiraj Bhattacharya etc.

22. Raag Anurag (1975)

Director: Dinen Gupta

Writer: Pulak Bandyopadhyay (Story), Shekhar Chatterjee (screenplay)

Producer: Ajoy Kumar Dutta

Music: Hemanta Mukherjee

Stars: Ranjit Mullick, Aparna Sen, Anup Kumar, Nripati Chattyopadhyay, Gita Dey, Kajal Gupta, Rabi Ghosh, Chinmoy Roy, Ratna Ghosal, Tapen Chattopadhyay, Kanika Majumdar, Haradhan Bannerjee, Sumitra Mukhopadhyay etc.

This is the first comedy movie of actor Ranjit Mullick.

23. Ghatkali (1979)

Director: Bimal Roy jr.

Writer: Subodh Das (Story), Manoranjan Ghosh (Dialogue, screenplay)

Banner: Annapurna Films

Music: Gopen Mullick

Stars: Anup Kumar, Rabi Ghosh,  

Chinmoy Roy, Mahua Raychowdhury, Uma Dey, Ratna Ghosal, Partha Mukhopadhyay, Kali Banerjee, Mrinal Mukherjee, Satya Bandopadhyay, Girish Chakraborthy, Santosh Dutta, Haridhan Mukherjee etc.

24. Byapika Biday (1980)

Director: Archan Chakraborty

Writer: Bibhas Chakraborty (Script & Dialogue)

Producer: Barun Kumar Mitra

Banner: Maa Anandamoyee Productions

Music: Salil Chowdhury

Stars: Chinmoy Roy, Gita Dey, Anil Chatterjee, Mamata Shankar, Soma Dey, Santana Bose, Samit Bhanja, Santu Mukhopadhyay, Gayatri Mukhopadhyay etc.

25. Manikjor (1952) 

Director: Kalipada Das

Writer: Kalipada Das

Banner: United Pictures

Music: Devi Bhattacharya

Stars: Nabadwip Haldar, Shyam Laha, Biren Mitra, Jharna Chakraborty, Sabita Chattopadhyay, Rajlakshmi Devi, Shyamali Chakraborty, Abani Bandyopadhyay, Dhiresh Majumdar, Ashu Bose, Lila Sarkar, Namita Dutta etc.

26. Lukochuri (1958)

Director: Kamal Majumdar

Writer: Rupak (story, dialogue, screenplay)

Producer: Kishore Kumar

Banner: Kishore Films

Music: Hemanta Mukhopadhyay 

Stars: Kishore Kumar, Mala Sinha, Anita Guha, Bipin Gupta, Nripati Chatterjee, Nabendu Ghosh, Rajlakshmi Devi, Asit Sen, Moni Chatterjee, Keshto Mukherjee, Anup Kumar etc.

This is the first bengali movie of famous singer Kishore Kumar.

27. Dadar Kirti (1980):

Director: Tarun Majumdar

Writer: Saradindu Bandopadhyay, Tarun Majumdar ( Screenplay)

Producer: Ram Gupta, Kewal Suri

Banner: Ram Cine Arts

Music: Hemanta Mukherjee

Stars: Tapas Pal, Mahua Roychowdhury, Debashree Roy, 

Anup Kumar, Kali Bannerjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Haradhan Bannerjee, Satya Bannerjee, Nimu Bhowmick, Kaushik Bannerjee, Samit Bhanja etc.

This is the first movie of Tollywood superstar Tapas Pal.

28. Sreeman Prithviraj (1973):

Director: Tarun Majumdar

Writer: Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay (story), Tarun Majumdar (Dialogue & screenplay)

Producer: Raja Kapoor, R.N Malhotra

Banner: K.L Kapoor Productions

Music: Hemanta Mukherjee

Stars: Ayan Banerjee, Mahua Raychowdhury, Biswajit Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh, Utpal Dutt, Sandhya Roy, Ajit Chattopadhyay, Chinmoy Roy, Mrinal Mukherjee, Santosh Dutta, Satya Bandyopadhyay, Tapen Chattopadhyay, Padma Devi, Haridhan Mukhopadhyay, Shyam Laha etc.

29. Kapurush O Mahapurush (1965):

Director: Satyajit Ray

Writer: Rajshekhar Basu(story),  Satyajit Ray (screenplay)

Producer: R.D Bansal

Banner: R.D Bansal & CO.

Music: Satyajit Ray

Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Rabi Ghosh, Gitali Ray, Renuka Ray, Satya Bandyopadhyay, Santosh Dutta,  Nirmal Ghosh, Soumen Bose, Haridhan Mukhopadhyay etc.

30. Bhranti Bilas (1963):

Director: Manu Sen

Writer: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (story), Bidhayak  Bhattacharya (Screenplay & dialogue)

Producer: Uttam Kumar

Banner: Uttam Kumar Films Pvt. Ltd

Music: Shyamal Mitra

Stars: Uttam Kumar, Bhanu Bannerjee, Sabita Bose, Sabitri Chatterjee, Chhaya Devi, Tarun Kumar, Sandhya Roy, Tamal Lahiri, Bidhayak Bhattacharya etc.

It is the double role movie of Uttam Kumar and Bhanu Bannerjee.


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Hey, can you curate a list of comedy Bollywood movies? If you can prepare such an article it'd be great. This story has given me pleasure to read, though all movies were new to me.

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