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The Best Uttam Kumar Movies

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List of the best Uttam Kumar movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Uttam Kumar'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 Uttam Kumar movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Uttam Kumar movies will be at the top of the list. Uttam Kumar has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Uttam Kumar movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Uttam Kumar films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List includes Drishtidan, Amanush and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Uttam Kumar movies?" and "What are the greatest Uttam Kumar roles of all time?"
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  • Nayak is a 1966 Indian Bengali drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray. It was Ray's second entirely original screenplay, after Kanchenjungha. The story revolves around a matinee idol on a ...more
  • Saptapadi
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    Saptapadi is a 1961 Indian Bengali romantic drama film by Ajoy Kar, starring Suchitra Sen, Uttam Kumar, Chhabi Biswas and Chaya Debi. Regarded as the romantic blockbuster of the evergreen romantic ...more
  • Harano Sur is a 1957 Indian Bengali romantic drama film by Ajoy Kar, starring Suchitra Sen and Uttam Kumar, with music by Hemanta Mukherjee, and sung by Geeta Dutt. The film is regarded as one of the ...more
  • Sharey Chuattar is a 1953 film written by Bijon Bhattacharya and directed by Nirmal Dey.
  • Amanush
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    Amanush is a 1975 Indian action drama film made in both Hindi and Bengali produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Sharmila Tagore, Uttam Kumar, Utpal Dutt and Asit Sen. The Bengali ...more
  • Anand Ashram is a 1977 double version Indian drama film in Hindi and Bengali written and directed by Shakti Samanta, based on a story by Bengali film director and novelist, Sailajananda Mukhopadhyay. ...more
  • Chaowa Pawa is a 1959 Indian Bengali comedy drama film directed by Yatrik. The film is starring Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen.
  • Kokhono Megh is a 1968 mystery and romance film written by Prasanta Deb and Harekrishna Pal and directed by Agradoot.
  • Agni Pariksha is a 1954 Indian Bengali romantic drama film directed by Agradoot and starring Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen.
  • Nayika Sangbad is a 1967 film written by Prasanta Deb and directed by Agradoot.
  • Ogo Bodhu Shundori is a 1981 Bengali comedy film, directed by Salil Dutta. It was one of the last films of the iconic Bengali actor Uttam Kumar, who died during production. A lookalike was brought in ...more
  • Rajkanya
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    Rajkanya is a 1965 Bengali film directed by Sunil Bandyopadhyay. The movie was based on a story and screenplay by legendary film director Ritwik Ghatak. Uttam Kumar, Rina Ghosh, Bhanu Bandopadhyay, ...more
  • Kalankini Kankabati is a 1981 Bengali language Indian crime drama film directed by Uttam Kumar, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Sharmila Tagore, Supriya Choudhury, Asitbaran and Uttam Kumar
  • Chiriakhana or Chiriyakhana is a 1967 Bengali film by Satyajit Ray. It is a whodunit suspense thriller, starring Uttam Kumar as Byomkesh Bakshi. The title means "The Zoo". The screenplay is by ...more
  • Chhoti Si Mulaqat is a 1967 romance drama film written by Alo Sircar and Abrar Alvi and directed by Alo Sircar. Shanker Choudhury's (Tarun Bose) mother (Pratima Devi), at the pleas of her dying ...more
  • Desh Premee is a 1982 Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film is dedicated to the memory of Mohammed Rafi who sang the film's title song and actor Uttam Kumar, both of whom died two years ...more
  • Drishtidan is an Indian Bengali feature film directed by Nitin Bose. Uttam Kumar, a superstar, debuted in this film.
  • Devdas
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    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.
  • Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a 1956 film written by Kartick Chattopadhyay and directed by Bimal Mitra.
  • Kitaab
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    Kitaab is a 1977 Hindi film written and directed by Gulzar. The film stars Uttam Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Shreeram Lagoo, Keshto Mukherjee and Asit Sen. The film was based on Bengali story Pathik by ...more