The Bengali film industry is gradually becoming one of the best film industries of Indian cinema. With top competitors like Bollywood and Tollywood, Bengali cinema is steadily making its way into the box office battle, bringing exclusive content and generating hefty figures. The Bengali filmmakers are making some of the best content that receives box office success and praise from critics. Several Bengali movies made good figures at the box office. The list includes the top 10 highest-grossing Bengali films in 2022.
1. Karnasubarner Guptodhon
Karnasubarner Guptodhon is an adventure thriller Bengali film and a sequel to Durgeshgorer Guptodhon. It is one of the highest-grossing Bengali films directed by
. The film has collected more than Rs. 9 crores at the box office and became a blockbuster. The film follows an adventure to find the hidden treasures of King Shashanka with the help of an old riddle.
Raavan is one of the highest-grossing Bengali films that became a blockbuster with a total collection of Rs. 4 crores worldwide at the box office. Directed by
, the film features Jeet,
as the main characters. The plot revolves around Raavan, who goes on killing people, while Ram gives positivity and love.
Belashuru is a Bengali family drama film starring
, and more as the main cast. The film has become the highest-grossing Bengali film and has collected around Rs. 3 crores worldwide at the box office. The film follows the bond between an elderly couple and other family members.
Aparajito has become one of the highest-grossing Bengali and made a total collection of Rs. 2.94 crores at the box office worldwide. It is a Bengali biographical film co-written and directed by Ankit Dutta. The film depicts the making of the Bengali film Pather Panchali directed by
. The film has
as the titular character and is shoot in black and white.
Kishmish is a romantic-comedy Bengali film starring Dev and
as the main characters. The film has grossed around Rs. 2.6 crore at the worldwide box office and received positive reviews from critics. Directed and written by Rahool Mukherjee, the film follows Tintin and Rohini, who want to get married but face many obstacles in convincing their parents.
6. Kacher Manush
, Kacher Manush became one of the highest-grossing Bengali films and has collected around Rs. 2.3 crore worldwide. It is a Bengali drama film that revolves around Kuntol and Sudarshan, who meet when they are at their bottommost. Their life becomes a game of hide and seeks after Sudarshan gets a dangerous and illegal idea.
Dharmajuddha is a Bengali political drama film featuring Swatilekha Sengupta, Subhashree Ganguly,
as the main cast. Directed by , the film has received positive reviews from critics and was commercially successful at the box office. The story follows four victims taking shelter in a woman's house when a riot breaks in their town.
Abhijaan is a Bengali biographical film co-written and directed by
. It is the biography film of the legendary actor and icon Soumitra Chatterjee, and
plays his character. It is one of the highest-grossing Bengali films that became a blockbuster hit at the box office.
9. Kuler Achaar
Kuler Achaar is a Bengali drama film directed and written by
and has Madhumita Sarcar,
as the main cast. The story follows a young woman Mithi who is determined not to change her surname after marriage. The film has received positive reviews from critics and became a box office success.
10. Aay Khuku Aay
Aay Khuku Aay is a Bengali drama film written and directed by Sauvik Kundu. The film features
as the main characters. The plot revolves around the life of a single father and his daughter facing various hardships of life and winning over them. The cast performance, direction, and screenplay have received praise from critics.