10 Amazing Bengali Movies of Superstar Dev Which Are Worth A Watch

10 Amazing Bengali Movies of Superstar Dev Which Are Worth A Watch

6 Aug 18 @ 11:22 PM | By Asmita Pati

Deepak Adhikari or fondly known as Dev, is the ultimate reigning superstar of Bengali film industry. The film actor, producer, entertainer, singer and politician made a not so spectacular debut in Bengali movies in 2006 but changed everything slow and steady with his next releases. The blockbuster star continues to be the darling of the industry and one of the highest paid stars for his good looks and extremely fit body. On the Bengali hunk’s birthday, we honour him by listing some of his must-watch films below.

  1. Chander Pahar (2013)

    The adventure drama film is based on Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay's novel of same name, directed by Kamaleshwar Mukherjee. It is the biggest blockbuster of the Bengali Box Office till date with 4.83 crore in opening week. The film gained a strong cult following from the audience and critics and considered as Dev's most memorable and recognizable work where he played the character of Shankar.

    Chander Pahar (2013)
    Chander Pahar (2013)
  2. Herogiri (2015)

    The romantic-comedy action film directed by Rabi Kinagi features actors Dev, Koel Mallick, Sayantika Banerjee and Mithun Chakraborty in lead roles. It is a remake of 2013 Telugu film Balupu. Shuvo (Dev) his father Dibakar Burman (Mithun Chakraborty) life goes up and down for Maria with funny consequences.

    Herogiri (2015)
    Herogiri (2015)
  3. Challenge (2009)

    The romantic comedy directed by Raj Chakraborty belonged to suave and spunky hero Dev. He sets hearts aflutter. He looks good, dances well and carries off the angry young man attitude with panache. As hero Abhi Roy, he romances his ladylove Pooja, a sweet and sassy, Miss Touch-me-not in the most endearing way possible.

    Challenge (2009)
    Challenge (2009)
  4. Paglu 2 (2012)

    The romantic comedy film directed by Sujit Mondal starring Dev and Koel Mallick in lead roles was a remake of 2011 Telugu film Kandireega where Dev (Dev) plays a high school drop out from and a worthless village lad but is clever and street-smart who decides to go to Kolkata for further education. At the college in Kolkata, he meets Riya (Koel Mallick) and falls in love with her and thus begins a roller-coaster ride.

    Paglu 2 (2012)
    Paglu 2 (2012)
  5. Arshinagar (2015)

    Bengali actor Dev as the member of a band named, Garage Band, plays a rock star named Rano. The romance drama musical is directed by award-winning director Aparna Sen. The film features an ensemble cast and the screenplay is a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet placed in fictional town Arshinagar.

    Arshinagar (2015)
    Arshinagar (2015)
  6. Shudhu Tomari Jonyo‬ (2015)

    The Bengali romantic drama film directed by Birsa Dasgupta stars Dev as the adorable husband Adi, Srabanti Chatterjee as his wife Nayantar, Soham Chakraborty and Mimi Chakraborty in the lead roles. This is known as actor Dev's one of the best movies of Dev in the past 7 years. The blockbusters of Dev became one of the highest-grossing film of 2015 in only 2 weeks.

    Shudhu Tomari Jonyo‬ (2015)
    Shudhu Tomari Jonyo‬ (2015)
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  8. Yoddha: The Warrior (2014)

    Yoddha: The Warrior is an action historical romance which is a remake of 2009 Telugu blockbuster movie Magadheera. The film is directed by Raj Chakraborty with actors Dev, Mimi Chakraborty and Nigel Akkara. The film marked the return of the hit director-actor pair of Raj Chakraborty and superstar Dev with spectacular stunts pulled off by the actor on a grand scale.

    Yoddha: The Warrior (2014)
    Yoddha: The Warrior (2014)
  9. Khokababu (2012)

    Khokababu is a romantic comedy by director Shankar Aiyya with the title borrowed from Dev's popular song of Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo. The movie starring Dev, Subhashree Ganguly, Ferdous, Laboni Sarkar, is a remake of a Telugu film, Dhee. The film is about Abir Roy a.k.a. Khoka/Khokababu (Dev) who is super cool and clever guy and his antics.

    Khokababu (2012)
    Khokababu (2012)
  10. Buno Haansh (2014)

    The thriller film directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury is based on a novel by Samaresh Majumdar of the same name, it features actors Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee and Tanusree Chakraborty in the lead roles. The story of the film deals with the underworld and revolves around Amal (Dev), who falls deeply into a smuggling business and becomes the part of a dangerous game.

    Buno Haansh (2014)
    Buno Haansh (2014)
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  12. Challenge 2 (2012)

    The action comedy blockbuster directed by Raja Chanda starring Dev and Pooja Bose in lead roles was a remake of 2011 Telugu film Dookudu. Abhi (Dev) a.k.a. Abhiraj Roy is a daring super-cop IPS Officer in Mumbai. The film is not a sequel to the 2009 Bengali film Challenge and has different story-line. Major parts of the movie were shot in Malaysia, Dubai and Mumbai besides Kolkata.

    Challenge 2 (2012)
    Challenge 2 (2012)
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