List of silent Bengali films

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List of films produced in Silent Film in Bengali film industry in the Bengali language.

1917–1920[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1917
Satyawadi Raja Harishchandra[1] Rustomji Dhotiwala Ms. Savaria, Mr. Hurmusjee Tantra, Ms. Gaharjan, Behramshaw Drama films First Silent Bengali film,Released on 24 March 1917 at New Tent Maidan, Calcutta
1919
Billwamangal Rustomji Dhotiwala Ms. Kayoum Mamajiwala Gahar Drama films
1920
Mahabharat[2] Rustomji Dhotiwala Drama films B&W 8 Reel 35mm.Released on 13 January 1920 at Cornwallis

1921 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1921
Balika Badhu[3] Pandit Tulsidutt Saida Pandit Tulsidutt Saida, Tarak Bagchi, Ms. Ali Family film B&W. Length 9000 ft. 35mm.Released on 11 April 1921 at Cornwallis
Bilat Ferat[4] Nitish Lahiri Dhirendranath Gangopadhyay (D. G.), Manmatha Pal, Kunjalal Chakraborty, Sushila Mukhopadhyay, Nripen Bose, Nitish Lahiri, Sishubala Family film B&W. 6 Reel 35mm.Released on 26 February 1921 at Russa Theatre
Bishnu Abatar[5] Jyotish Bandyopadhyay Patience Cooper Drama films B&W. 4 Reel 35mm.Released on 4 June 1921 at Cornwallis
Dabbur Kelenkari[6]
Dhruba Charitra[7] Jyotish Bandyopadhyay
Eugenio de Liguoro
Patience Cooper, Master Mohan, Signora Dorros, James Magarth, Master Manilal, Dadibhai Sarkari, Aga Hashr Kashmiri,Mrs. Manelli, P. Manelli, Master Surajram, Khorshedji Bilimoria, Jashodna Singh, Cawasji Golla, Isaac Simon, Ardeshir Sanjana
Maa Durga[8]
Nal Damayanti[9] Jyotish Bandyopadhyay
Eugenio de Liguoro
Patience Cooper, Keki Adajania, Dadibhai Sarkari, Signor Manelli, Master Mohan, Khorshedji Bilimoria, Manchersha Chapgar, Eugenio de Liguoro, Signorina Manelli
Ratnakar[10]
Shibaratri[11]

1922 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1922
Aandhare Alo[12] Drama films
Bhagirath Ganga[13] Drama films
Bhishma (1922 film)[14] Drama films
Bidyasundar[15] Drama films
Bishabriksha (1922 film)[16] Drama films
Barer Bazar[17] Drama films
Indrajit O Lady Teacher[18] Drama films
Jashodanandan[19] Drama films
Laila Majnu (1922 film)[20] Drama films
Mohini (1922 film)[21] Drama films
Nartaki Tara[22]
Ramayan (1922 film) (Serial in four parts)[23] Drama films
Ratnabali[24] Drama films
Sadhu Ki Shaitan[25] Drama films
Soul of a Slave[26] Drama films

1923 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1923
Bimata[27] Drama films
Khokababu[28] Drama films
Manbhanjan[29]
Matrisneha[30] Drama films
Noorjahan[31] Drama films

1924 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1924
Basantaprabha Drama films
Chandranath Drama films
Kamaie Kamini Drama films
Nabin Bharat Drama films
Paper Parinam Drama films
Patni Pratap (Serial) Drama films
Premanjali Drama films

1925 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1925
Misharrani Drama films
Sati Lakshmi Drama films

1926 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1926
Dharmapatni
Jeler Meye
Joydeb
Krishnakanter Will
Prafulla

1927 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1927
Chandidas
Durgeshnandini
Jana
Krishnasakha
Punarjanma
Shankaracharya

1928 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1928
Bhranti
Kelor Kirti
Nishiddha Phal
Sarala
Shasti Ki Shanti

1929 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1929
Apahrita
Bangabala
Bicharak
Debdas (1929 film)
Indira
Jugalanguriya
Kapalkundala
Rajani

1930 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1930

1931 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1931

1932 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1932

1934 in film[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1934
Niyoti[32] Jogesh Chowdhury Sailen Chowdhury, Ajit Bhattacharya, Nripesh Ray, Kanti Bandyopadhyay, Sishubala, Hena Debi, Kamala Debi, Santoshil Goswami, Umashankar Mukhopadhyay

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Satyawadi Raja Harishchandra at Complete Index to World Film
  2. ^ Mahabharat at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Balika Badhu at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ Bilat Ferat at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Bishnu Abatar at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ Dabbur Kelenkari at the Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ Dhruba Charitra at the Internet Movie Database
  8. ^ Maa Durga at the Internet Movie Database
  9. ^ Nal Damayanti at the Internet Movie Database
  10. ^ Ratnakar at the Internet Movie Database
  11. ^ Shibaratri at the Internet Movie Database
  12. ^ Aandhare Alo at the Internet Movie Database
  13. ^ Bhagirath Ganga at the Internet Movie Database
  14. ^ Bhishma (1922 film) at the Internet Movie Database
  15. ^ Bidyasundar at the Internet Movie Database
  16. ^ Bishabriksha (1922 film) at the Internet Movie Database
  17. ^ Barer Bazar at the Internet Movie Database
  18. ^ ' at the Internet Movie Database
  19. ^ Yashoda Nandan at the Internet Movie Database
  20. ^ Laila Majnu (1922 film) at the Internet Movie Database
  21. ^ Mohini (1922 film) at the Internet Movie Database
  22. ^ Nartaki Tara at the Internet Movie Database
  23. ^ Ramayan (1922 film) at the Internet Movie Database
  24. ^ Ratnavali at the Internet Movie Database
  25. ^ Sadhu Ki Shaitan at the Internet Movie Database
  26. ^ Soul of a Slave at the Internet Movie Database
  27. ^ Bimata at the Internet Movie Database
  28. ^ Khoka Babu at the Internet Movie Database
  29. ^ Maanbhanjan at the Internet Movie Database
  30. ^ Matrisneha at the Internet Movie Database
  31. ^ Nurjehan at the Internet Movie Database
  32. ^ Niyoti at the Internet Movie Database

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