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The Best Soumitra Chatterjee Movies

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List of the best Soumitra Chatterjee movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Soumitra Chatterjee's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Soumitra Chatterjee movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Soumitra Chatterjee movies will be at the top of the list. Soumitra Chatterjee has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Soumitra Chatterjee movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Soumitra Chatterjee films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Soumitra Chatterjee role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Soumitra Chatterjee performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of a variety of films, including Ek Bar Bolo Uttam Kumar and Mon Chay Tomay.

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  • 1

    The Bengali Night

    Hugh Grant, John Hurt
    20
    2

    Released1988

    Directed byNicolas Klotz

    The Bengali Night is a 1988 semi-autobiographical film based upon the Mircea Eliade 1933 Romanian novel, Bengal Nights, directed by Nicolas Klotz and starring Hugh Grant and the Indian actors...  more
  • 2

    Shadows of Time

    Irrfan Khan, Soumitra Chatterjee
    19
    2

    Released2004

    Directed byFlorian Gallenberger

    Shadows of Time is a 2004 romantic Bengali language German film, shot in Calcutta, India. It is the first feature-length film of Academy Award winning director Florian Gallenberger, and stars...  more
  • 3

    The Lonely Wife

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Kamu Mukherjee
    17
    0

    Released1964

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Charulata is a 1964 Indian Bengali drama film by director Satyajit Ray, based upon the novella Nastanirh by Rabindranath Tagore. It features Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee and Sailen...  more
  • 4

    An Enemy of the People

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta
    18
    2

    Released1989

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Ganashatru is a 1990 Indian film by Satyajit Ray. It is an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play An Enemy of the People, and was released under that title in the UK. The cast includes Ray's favourite...  more
  • 5

    The World of Apu

    Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee
    18
    2

    Released1959

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    The World of Apu, originally titled Apur Sansar, is a Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray. It is the third part of The Apu Trilogy, about the childhood and early adulthood of a young Bengali...  more
  • 6

    Joi Baba Felunath

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt
    16
    2

    Released1979

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Joi Baba Felunath is a 1979 Indian Bengali mystery film by director Satyajit Ray, featuring Soumitra Chatterjee, Santosh Dutta, Siddartha Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt among others. The film is based on the...  more
  • 7

    Kony

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Sachin Nag
    15
    2

    Released1984

    Directed bySaroj De

    Kony is a national award winning Bengali movie released in 1986 directed by Saroj Dey, starring Soumitra Chatterjee and Sriparna Banerjee. This film is a adaptation of a Bengali novel by the same...  more
  • 8

    The Coward

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee
    16
    4

    Released1965

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Kapurush is a 1965 film directed by Satyajit Ray....  more
  • 9

    House of Memories

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen
    14
    2

    Released2000

    Directed byAparna Sen

    Paromitar Ek Din is a 2000 Indian Bengali drama film directed by Aparna Sen....  more
  • 10

    Bhagya Debata

    Rajinikanth, Mithun Chakraborty
    14
    2

    Released1997

    Directed byRaghuram

    Bhagya Debata is a 1995 Bengali-language Indian feature film directed by Raghuram, a dance choreographer in South Indian cinema, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Soumitra Chatterjee, Mamta Kulkarni,...  more
  • 11

    The Golden Fortress

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Harindranath Chattopadhyay
    14
    2

    Released1974

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Sonar Kella, also Shonar Kella, released in the United States as The Golden Fortress, is a 1971 mystery novel and a 1974 film by Bengali writer and director Satyajit Ray. The film is an adaptation of...  more
  • 12

    15 Park Avenue

    Rahul Bose, Shabana Azmi
    14
    4

    Released2005

    Directed byAparna Sen

    15 Park Avenue is a 2005 National Film Award winning English-language Indian film directed by Aparna Sen....  more
  • 13

    Branches of the Tree

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Mamata Shankar
    14
    4

    Released1990

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Shakha Proshakha is a 1990 Satyajit Ray film. It deals with four generations of a well-to-do Bengali family, with a focus on the third generation....  more
  • 14

    Devdas

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Uttam Kumar
    12
    2

    Released1979

    Directed byDilip Roy

    Devdas is a 1979 film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella, Devdas. The movie is starred by Soumitra Chatterjee, Uttam Kumar, Santu Mukhopadhyay, Sumitra Mukherjee and Supriya Choudhury....  more
  • 15

    The Kingdom of Diamonds

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt
    11
    1

    Released1980

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Hirak Rajar Deshe is the sequel to 1969 film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and the second installment of Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne series directed by Satyajit Ray. A unique aspect of the film is that most of the...  more
  • 16

    Sukumar Ray

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt
    9
    0

    Released1987

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Sukumar Ray is a 1987 Bengali short documentary film made by Satyajit Ray on his father, Sukumar Ray. It was released during the birth centenary year of Sukumar Ray, who was born on October 30, 1887....  more
  • 17

    Stree

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Uttam Kumar
    10
    2

    Released1972

    Directed bySalil Dutta

    Stree is a 1972 drama film written by Bimal Mitra and directed by Salil Dutta....
  • 18

    Akash Kusum

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen
    10
    2

    Released1965

    Directed byMrinal Sen

    Akash Kusum was a 1965 Bengali film directed by noted Indian art film director Mrinal Sen....  more
  • 19

    Chander Bari

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta
    10
    2

    Released2007

    Directed byTarun Majumdar

    Chander Bari is a 2007 Bengali film directed by Tarun Majumdar. The film centers on a middle class joint family. The film is based on a Bengali story written by Pracheta Gupta. Majumdar used some...  more
  • 20

    The Home and the World

    Victor Banerjee, Soumitra Chatterjee
    9
    2

    Released1984

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Ghare Baire is a 1984 Indian Bengali romantic drama film by director Satyajit Ray, based upon the novel Ghare Baire by Rabindranath Tagore. It features Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Jennifer...  more
  • 21

    Devi

    Chhabi Biswas, Sharmila Tagore
    8
    2

    Released1960

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Devi is a 1960 Bengali drama film by director Satyajit Ray, starring Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore. It is based on a short story by Provatkumar Mukhopadhyay. The title means "Goddess"....  more
  • 22

    The Expedition

    Waheeda Rehman, Soumitra Chatterjee
    9
    3

    Released1962

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Abhijan is a 1962 Bengali film directed by the Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray....  more
  • 23

    Days and Nights in the Forest

    Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee
    13
    10

    Released1970

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Aranyer Din Ratri is an Indian Bengali adventure drama film released in 1970 and directed by Satyajit Ray. It is based upon the Bengali novel of the same name by Sunil Gangopadhyay. It was one of the...  more
  • 24

    Kshudista Pashan

    Chhabi Biswas, Soumitra Chatterjee
    5
    0

    Released1960

    Directed byTapan Sinha

    Kshudista Pashan is a 1960 film directed by Tapan Sinha....
  • 25

    Two Daughters

    Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen
    7
    3

    Released1961

    Directed bySatyajit Ray

    Teen Kanya is a 1961 Indian Bengali anthology film directed by Satyajit Ray, and based upon short stories by Rabindranath Tagore. The title means "Three Girls", and the film's original Indian release...  more