Modern Dhallywood Films

by sazzadsalmoondemons | created - 25 Jan 2019 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

The history of Bangladeshi film is not so good. But New modern films of the country are improving after Aynabaji(2016) released. Here in this list, I added new modern Bangladeshi films which are globally competitive cinemas. If you have any comments, just write down. Any suggestions would be taken. Enjoy !

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1. Aynabaji (2016)

147 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Ayna is an actor and the prison is his stage. He slips into the characters of the powerful convicted in exchange of money and take their place in prison. This strange profession is borne ... See full summary »

Director: Amitabh Reza Chowdhury | Stars: Chanchal Chowdhury, Masuma Rahman Nabila, Bijori Barkatullah, Partho Barua

Votes: 18,949

2. The Unnamed (2016)

100 min | Drama

The coffin of an expatriate worker with manipulated identity intense the identity crisis when another person's corpse is found inside.

Director: Tauquir Ahmed | Stars: Shahiduzzaman Selim, Mosharraf Karim, Nipun, Fazlur Rahman Babu

Votes: 3,242

3. Monpura (2009)

136 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

A housemaid is killed by a local landlord's son. His servant takes the blame for the murder, to save the landlord's mentally ill son and is marooned in an island named Monpura. There the ... See full summary »

Director: Giasuddin Selim | Stars: Chanchal Chowdhury, Farhana Mili, Shirin Alam, Mohiuddin Bahar

Votes: 4,998

4. Dahan (2018)

128 min | Drama

The story is about the negetive side of 'Hortal', 'Political Movement' etc which affects common people badly.

Director: Raihan Rafi | Stars: Siam Ahmed, Puja Cherry Roy, Zakia Bari Momo, Sushama Sarker

Votes: 364

5. Komola Rocket (2018)

95 min | Drama

As the lives of rich and poor passengers aboard a steamship unfold, buried secrets, lustful affairs and selfish desires are exposed.

Director: Noor Imran Mithu | Stars: Mosharraf Karim, Tauquir Ahmed, Samia Syed, Dominic Gomez

Votes: 473

6. Swapnajaal (2018)

141 min | Drama, Romance

Set in the riverside Chandpur suburbs of the '90s, "Swapnajaal" at its core is the story of Opu (Yash Rohan) and Shuvra (Pori Moni), two teenagers in 'young love'. Their blooming romance take a dramatic turn south when conniving influential businessman Aynal Gazi (Fazlur Rahman Babu), with the help of his trusted aide Thandu (Iresh Zaker) tactfully oust Shuvra and her family from their home. Opu ... See full summary »

Director: Giasuddin Selim | Stars: Yash Rohan, Pori Moni, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Misa Sawdagar

Votes: 926

7. Debi (2018)

107 min | Drama, Mystery

A story following the life of Ranu (Joya Ahsan) and her paranormal powers. She goes to psychiatrist Misir Ali (Chanchal Chowdhury) to find an answer to all her questions.

Director: Anam Biswas | Stars: Jaya Ahsan, Chanchal Chowdhury, Animesh Aich, Iresh Zaker

Votes: 2,612

8. In Spring Breeze (2019)

136 min | Drama, Family, History

The film is about the language movement during 1952 in East Pakistan.

Director: Tauquir Ahmed | Stars: Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Siam Ahmed, Yashpal Sharma, Afroza Banu

Votes: 222

9. Kingdom of Clay Subjects (2016)

88 min | Drama, Family

10-year-old Jamal loves his carefree life with his mum in rural Bangladesh, until the day his childhood friend and playmate is forced to become a child bride. Isolated and lost, Jamal finds the world a harsh reality when his hopes of getting new friends and attending school collide with his mother's past.

Director: Bijon | Stars: Mahmudur Anindo, Sheuly Akther Jarin, Chinmoyee Gupta, Monir Ahmed

Votes: 127

10. Doob - No Bed of Roses (2017)

85 min | Drama

A story surrounding a person named Javed Hasan and about his family, love, fallout and reunion.

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Parno Mittra, Rokeya Prachy

Votes: 1,248

11. Live from Dhaka (2016)

91 min | Drama

In a series of vignettes, a partially handicapped man lives his days in anguish as he tries to find a way to leave Dhaka.

Director: Abdullah Mohammad Saad | Stars: Mostafa Monwar, Tasnova Tamanna, Tanvir Ahmed Chowdhury, Mir Mosharrof Hossen

Votes: 121

12. Haldaa (2017)

150 min | Drama

Halda; a river in south-eastern Bangladesh; The one and only natural fish breeding center in Asia. The movie plot is based on the river halda and the struggling life of the fishermen's on both sides.

Director: Tauquir Ahmed | Stars: Shahed Ali, Momena Chowdhury, Zahid Hasan, Mosharraf Karim

Votes: 422

13. Dhaka Attack (2017)

147 min | Action, Thriller

An anonymous criminal gang plot a series attack in Dhaka City and three young police officers work on this.

Director: Dipankar Dipon | Stars: Arifin Shuvo, Mahiya Mahi, ABM Sumon, Sanju John

Votes: 3,224

14. Poramon 2 (2018)

146 min | Drama, Romance

The only girl of day laborer Kafil Mia, Jasmine, committed suicide by hanging herself on the darkness of the night, because her lover Kabir betrayed her. Since self-murder is not accepted ... See full summary »

Director: Raihan Rafi | Stars: Siam Ahmed, Puja Cherry Roy, Bapparaj, Fazlur Rahman Babu

Votes: 1,096

15. Runaway (I) (2012)

90 min | Drama

A drama thriller about men who run from their family responsibility and a rickshaw pedaling bounty hunter compelled to bring them to justice.

Director: Amit Ashraf | Stars: Monir Ahmed, Shahed Ali, Nawshaba Ahmed, Animesh Aich

Votes: 364

16. Bengali Beauty (2018)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A demure medical student falls in love with a brash Bangladesh Radio deejay while listening to his World Music show during the revolutionary '70s.

Director: Rahsaan Noor | Stars: Rahsaan Noor, Mumtaheena Toya, Sarah Alam, Ashfique Rizwan

Votes: 102

17. Television (2012)

106 min | Drama

As a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in rural Bangladesh. He even goes on to claim that imagination is also sinful since it... See full summary »

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Shahir Huda Rumi, Chanchal Chowdhury, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Mosharraf Karim

Votes: 4,239

18. The Sacrifice (2019)

135 min | Romance

Faisal lives happily with his daughter and his mother as a single father. He is very serious about work when it is time, and his whole life is based on his daughter. However, when a new ... See full summary »

Director: Muhammad Mostafa Kamal Raz | Stars: Afrin Shikha Raisa, Tahsan, Srabanti Chatterjee, Masum Basher

Votes: 318

19. Rickshaw Girl

Family | Post-production

A Bangladeshi girl bravely attempts to help her struggling family by disguising herself as a boy and driving her father's prized rickshaw for much needed extra money. Based on the acclaimed middle-grade novel by Mitali Perkins.

Director: Amitabh Reza Chowdhury | Stars: Siam Ahmed, Champa, Novera Rahman, Allen Shubhro

20. Saturday Afternoon (2019)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

An unprecedented terrorist attack takes place in a peaceful café in the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, on a nice Saturday afternoon. The terrorists use religion to divide and to ... See full summary »

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Eyad Hourani, Selina Black

Votes: 38

21. Mayaboti (2019)

140 min | Family

Maya is a singer in the biggest brothel of South Asian. She was trained and brought up by her Ostaad Karim Box. This movie focuses on the concept of taking consent and social struggles of a prostitute.

Director: Arun Chowdhury | Stars: Raisul Islam Asad, Aruna Biswas, Wahida Mollick Jolly, Yusof Mutahar

22. Shapludu (Bengali) (2019)

139 min | Thriller

Irfan has been the moral political guardian to Arman the way Ahsan has been to him. Then why does a series of unfortunate events- female trafficking, drug smuggling, disappearing of a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Golam Sohrab Dodul | Stars: Arifin Shuvo, Bidya Sinha Saha, Zahid Hasan, Tariq Anam Khan

Votes: 203

23. Operation Sundarbans

Action, Thriller | Pre-production

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Director: Dipankar Dipon | Stars: Siam Ahmed, Riaz, Nusraat Faria Mazhar, Ziaul Roshan

24. Made in Bangladesh (2019)

95 min | Drama

Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.

Director: Rubaiyat Hossain | Stars: Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru, Mayabi Rahman

Votes: 79

25. Iti, Tomari Dhaka (2018)

134 min | Drama

Eleven emerging Bangladeshi filmmakers present a collection of gritty shorts centered on the capital city and the people living in its margins.

Directors: Tanvir Ahsan, Saleh Sobhan Auneem, Mir Mukarram Hossain, Golam Kibria, Abdullah Al Noor, Robiul Alam Robi, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Nuhash Humayun, Mahmudul Islam, Rahat Rahman, Syed Ahmed Shawki | Stars: Khairul Basar, Ashok Bepari, Intekhab Dinar, Dilruba Hossain Doyel

Votes: 220

26. No Land's Man


The predominantly English-language film will chronicle a tragic and strange funny journey of a South Asian man whose journey takes a layered and complicated shape when he meets an Australian girl in the US.

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vikram Kochhar, Eisha Chopra, Andreas Pliatsikas

27. IceCream (2016)

122 min | Drama, Romance

Title Animation : Tanvir Hossain

Director: Redoan Rony | Stars: Nazifa Tushi, Kumar Uday, Sariful Razz, Diti

Votes: 129

28. No Dorai (2019)

150 min | Drama

In a small beach town in Bangladesh, fearless Ayesha confronts social prohibition and violent opposition from her poverty-ridden family to surf. Like few other youngsters, she and her best ... See full summary »

Director: Taneem Rahman Angshu | Stars: Sayed Babu, Sunerah Binte Kamal, Josefine Lindegaard, Sariful Razz

Votes: 250

29. Hawa (2020)

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Mejbaur Rahman Sumon | Stars: Chanchal Chowdhury, Sariful Razz, Nazifa Tushi, Rizvi Rizu

31. Sand City


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Director: Mahde Hasan

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