Best Bengali thrillers of 2021
Despite the ongoing pandemic, some Bengali thrillers so that you can enjoy your free time. You can certainly enjoy your joys with your friends and family by having exciting experiences. But the numbers are not as numerous as the usual hour. You can literally count them. However, the past year has not been so comfortable for the film crews. Yet not everyone has many options for attending rallies and going to work. National production houses have done their best to bring you films in view of this situation. Here are some of them to give excitement to your leisure time.
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Pratidwandi (Police Thriller)
– Release date: 01 January 2021
– Duration of the movie: 1h 51m
– IMDb evaluation: 8.8 / 10
The story of this film is that of a kidnapping case. Damani, a fugitive drug dealer, Govinda, a Maya political leader, and Dr Gupta have been doing business for a long time. Doctor Bakshi’s friend Sukumar Sen has gone mad while avenging his lost daughter. Subsequently, Doctor Bakshi goes to a private detective Siddharta to find his son who is kidnapped at school. This Siddharta is once again an ex-lover of the political leader Maya.
Director Shaptashya Basu attempted to tie these strings in the film. There has to be a connection between all of these relationships. Shashywata Chatarjee, Rudronil Ghosh, Shayoni Ghosh, Saurav Dash created an exciting context playing the mysterious characters. Eventually, you will have some usual surprises at the end.
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Tangra Blues (Musical Thriller)
– Release date: April 16, 2021
– Duration of the movie: 2h
– IMDb evaluation: 8.3 / 10
Joyee is a young composer from Kolkata. A musical group of young children from the slums often fascinates her. The conductor and ex-gangster, Sanjib Mondal, changed his life like magic.
Sonali Bendre, Kirron Kher and Sajid Khan were auditioning for the reality show, India’s Got Talent. They showed up there in the first place by chance. But things changed in a matter of moments. Their performance was catchy and the people were on their feet. Then Mandal came to introduce his gang of slum children. The children interrupted their studies due to financial problems. His broken Hindi accent signaled his ignorance of the place and his familiarity with miseries.
Supriyo Sen has crafted a perfect underdog story here with an exciting journey. The group of slum children reached the final, if only to get away with it. The loss did not change their popularity at all.
Janowar (Police Thriller)
– Release date: January 14, 2021
– Duration of the movie: 1h 17m
– IMDb evaluation: 8/10
Janowar the Beast is a Bangladeshi web thriller with a truly tragic incident. The director, Raihan Rafi, tried to stage the horror of the theft, gang rape and murder case of April 23, 2020.
Although Rafi improvised the original event to shape the film, he still followed the main story. Rahul Elina Shammi who played the mother, Rashed Mamun Apu who played the head of the bandits are notable role-playing games here. Child artist Ariya Arittra played Hawarin gave an extraordinary performance. Their acting made the story far from real.
If you look at it from the point of view of cinema, it gives a positive impression of the growth of Bangladeshi filmmakers. You can certainly register it in your Top chart of Bengali thrillers.
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Troll (Psychological Thriller)
– Release date: January 21, 2021
– Duration of the movie: 1h 49m
– IMDb evaluation: 7.2 / 10
Troll is a Bangladeshi psycho-thriller web film. In fact, the word, troll, goes among friends as a funny meaning. But it does give a dangerous glimpse into this movie.
Director Sanjoy Samaddar introduced popular TV actors Ziaul Faruk Apurbo and new star Tasnia Farin. He shows that what is a game for one can be death for another. The trailer may mislead you in the moment. But it will give you some real twists and turns when you watch the full movie.
He broke the traditional way of doing Bangladeshi cinema. Besides the protagonist characters, Shatabdi Wadud also gave an excellent performance here. It’s a real pleasure that domestic genres are finally starting to evolve.
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Magic (Psychological Thriller)
– Release date: February 12, 2021
– Duration of the movie: 2h 5m
– IMDb evaluation: 7.1 / 10
The story begins with a boy Indra, who is in a melancholy state. But he is very fond of magic. He had magical changes in his life when he fell in love with a girl named Kriti. The interesting part is that after falling in love, Indra begins to think that he had a connection with Kriti in his previous life. And the film takes a drastic turn from there.
Director Raja Chanda made this film mixing romance, suspense and thrills. Ankush and Oindrila are the main characters.
While Magic hasn’t quite judged its genre well, you won’t get lavishly or cleverly put together magic tricks. This film has more of an emphasis on social drama and is grounded in reality.
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Chakrabyuh (Suspense Thriller)
– Release date: March 19, 2021
– Duration of the movie : 2h 10m
– IMDb : No rating yet
Three girls are kidnapped in Calcutta in broad daylight. One is the daughter of a well-known town deputy, one is the daughter of an industrialist and the other is a well-known journalist. The police begin to search for the kidnapper.
Strangely enough, the kidnappers don’t ask for money! Even they don’t say their demands. During this time, the three girls were kept in a tent in the deep forest by the kidnappers. Trying to escape didn’t work. But in no time, they realize that they have been kidnapped for a demonstration. ‘Chakravyuh’ appears on the screen to talk about this manifestation.
The director is Pertho Sarathi Joardar and the notable characters are Saheb Bhattacharya, Rupsha Mukherjee, Shabnam, Sudipta Chakraborty and Rajesh Sharma.
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Overview (Mystery Thriller)
– Release date: April 02, 2021
– Duration of the movie: 2h
– IMDb evaluation: 4.8 / 10
Flyover features popular Kollywood actress Koel Mollick. It tells the story of a character named Bidisha, a journalist who writes an article on traffic violations. One night, she is arrested for murder. Subsequently, the film attempts to project Koel Mollick’s character journey as a brave woman who can prevail through thick and thin.
However, “Flyover” by director Abhimanyu Mukherjee is a remake of the original Kannada language film “U-Turn”. But a few scenes were left out in the Bengali remake. So if you’re already watching U-Turn, you can’t expect anything new here. Apart from that, as a new audience, you can try it out with your Bengali thriller movies.
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Besides the above list, a few films with remarkable audiences. But this list can be a big part of your shortlist best bengali thrillers. After all, checking out the movie’s rating has gotten a bit luxurious this year. Having this list well sorted is definitely capable of making your movie nights fun!