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5 Bengali comedy films you should watch to have a hearty laugh

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The Bengali film industry, also known as Tollywood, has produced many remarkable movies. Be it Satyajit Ray’ s Pather Panchali, Ritwick Ghatak’s Meghe Dhaka Tara or Rituporno Ghosh’s Chokher Bali, many of them would have made you cry, but these comedy films make you laugh the loudest. Here is a list of five comedy films you need to watch.

Golpo Holeo Sotti, 1966

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It’s a family drama where all the residents of the family hate each other. This situation now affects their professional and personal life. See how an outsider turns everything around. It is a delight to watch Rabi Ghosh’s gimmick on the screen.

Baksho Bodol, 1970

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It’s a romantic comedy directed by none other than Satyajit Ray, featuring Soumitra Chatterjee and Aparna Sen. A story of two passengers whose luggage gets exchanged and the chaos begins.

Choddobeshi, 1971

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You must have watched Chupke Chupke. Newsflash, it was a remake of this classic comedy movie starring one of the most talented actors Uttam Kumar.

Mouchak, 1975

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Another classic by Uttam Kumar, featuring Ranjit Mallick as a handsome young man who catches the eyes of fathers of unmarried girls in his new locality. Watch the tug-o-war among them for the most eligible bachelor.

Bhooter Bhobishyot, 2012

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This one is the original film that was remade in Gang of Ghosts. A story of an aspiring director who gets his story and the money to invest in an old house. Want to know how? Watch how the story unfolds.