Movies and TV shows set in kolkata

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in kolkata ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental and captivating films and TV shows about / with society, flashback, couples, romance, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love and romance, family relations, destiny and bollywood plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres shot in India, UK, France and other countries.
kolkata
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kolkata movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as kolkata: City of Joy (1992), Company Limited (1971), The Adversary (1970), The Lonely Wife (1964), The Big City (1963), Devdas (2002), The Namesake (2006), India Song (1975), Bedroom (2012), Strings of Passion (2014).

List of movies set in kolkata

 6.5
 5K
City of Joy (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, friendship, wedding, leper, parents and children, rich and poor, clinic, against the odds, self discovery, doctors and patients, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, kolkata, asia, middle east, san francisco
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Company Limited (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The chronicles of Chatterjee, an ambitious and self-made young man, as he rises his way up the corporate ladder.
Plot: boss, youtube, ambition, anti hero, brother in law sister in law relationship, club, factory, middle class, job promotion, beauty salon, anti heroes, egocentrism ...
Place: kolkata
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The Adversary (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Siddhartha Chowdhury, a brilliant medical student, is forced to leave his studies after his father's sudden demise. He is forced to navigate the high unemployment rate and the communist socio-political climate of 1960s Calcutta in search of a ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, job seeking, medical student, job interview, ambition, youth, daydreamer, city life, down on your luck, against the odds, political unrest, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, kolkata
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The Lonely Wife (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law,Umapada to keep her company. At the same time ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, negligence, dull life, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
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 3K
The Big City (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Life at home changes when a housewife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a salesperson.
Style: realistic, semi serious, contemplative, sincere, humorous
Plot: money, lipstick, working woman, satire, strong female presence, job seeking, couples, city life, urban, down on your luck, battle of the sexes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
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 7.6
 38K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe ...
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 7.5
 19K
The Namesake (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: arranged marriage, culture clash, immigrants, childhood, marriage, family life, rebel, family problems, adolescence, generation gap, society, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, taj mahal, usa, kolkata, india ...
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 6.3
 2K
India Song (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female director, couple relations, love affair, couples, dull life, estate, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, infidelity, dance, mirror ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: india, kolkata
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 6.0
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Bedroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: We market our picture perfect, Facebook-savvy lives, as we navigate our fabulous body-doubles past other people’s walls, collecting friends, being successful, living the life. Online, we are happy. Online rocks. It’s Offline that sucks - as we ...
Plot: bed, audition, call girl, smoking, infidelity
Place: kolkata
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Strings of Passion (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Strings Of Passion is an urban commercial flick which tells the story of three men, Neel, Aman and Amit. They are young and dynamic guys who run the band "Strings of Passion" but are shadowed by the influence of drugs, broken love and bad ...
Plot: band, male rape
Place: mumbai india, kolkata, bombay india
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 5.9
 132
Chorabali (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sumon is compelled to grow up in the city's underworld as mafia lord Osman Ali's killer machine. After killing a pregnant woman carrying Osman Ali's illegitimate child, Sumon's conscience leads him to defy Ali's order.
Plot: based on a novel, blackmail, costume party, flashback, murder investigation, whodunit, murder mystery, swimming pool, suicide note, overdose
Place: kolkata
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 8.0
 212K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: motivational, sentimental, emotional, touching, based on true events ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, poverty, childhood, missing child, survival, loneliness, courage, destiny, foster home, orphanage, long lost relative, lost child ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1986, year 2012, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, kolkata, melbourne, melbourne australia
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 8.5
 19K
Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, muslim, interrogation, investigation, politics, legal, society, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: india, asia, kolkata, pakistan, bombay india ...
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A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, true love, friendship, social differences, romance, family problems, childhood sweetheart, bollywood, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
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 7.6
 4K
Raincoat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tells the story of two lovers, separated by destiny, who meet again one day. This encounter allows each to realize the truth about the lives they are living.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, bittersweet, business venture, unfulfillment, love and romance, cigarette smoking ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
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 5.7
 473
Calcutta Mail (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avinash(Anil Kapoor) went to Calcutta for no reason. After meeting with Reema (Rani Mukherjee), he starts having flashbacks about his past and his son. His inquiries take him to Bombay via the Calcutta Mail, and this is where he will find out ...
Plot: politician, train, railway station, murder, child abduction, flashback, off screen murder, flashback sequence
Place: kolkata
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Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, love affair, social differences, couple relations, urban, fall in love, infidelity, bollywood, parents and children, master and servant, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
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The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, memory loss, chase, escapades, crimes, race against time, dishonesty, undercover, friends, disorder, silly humor, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, tibet, asia, kolkata, india
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The Bengali Night (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle
Place: kolkata
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 5.8
 12K
Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, female pilot, ambition, flying, self fulfillment, lifestyle, follow your dream, rise to the top, adventurer, escapades, danger, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1932, year 1937 ...
Place: usa, boston, miami, papua new guinea, newfoundland ...
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The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, romance, city life, family relations, hopes, society, love, rivalry, love and romance, urban, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, kolkata
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 8.0
 217K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, freedom, idealism, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, political unrest, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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