Among the various Indian films industry who can give a massive competition to the Bollywood is the Cinemas of West Bengal. This Bengali language film industry has its base in the Tollygunge region of Kolkata, West Bengal and is popularly known as “Tollywood”. This Indian film industry from West Bengal is highly praised for producing the best parallel cinemas and art films Tollywood is known to produce over 150 movies per annum and it makes around 100 crore every year.
The Bengali film industry has a glorious history since the times of Satyajit Ray who is also known as the father of parallel films. The films produced in Tollywood industry was globally acclaimed in international platforms which was started with Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali. His films were influential among global audiences. Other filmmakers worked hand in hand to flourish Tollywood were Mrinal Sen, Ritwik Ghatak, etc. Tollywood is famous for producing classic films like Pather Panchali, Apu Trilogy, Meghe Dhaka Tara, Nagarik, Devdas, Neel Akasher Neechey, Feluda films, Charulata, Chokher Bali and many more on the list. Tollywood is also known to produce commercial films also. This Bengali film industry has given exposure to globally acclaimed talent of actors and actresses like Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Madhabi Mukherjee, Aparna Sen, Moushumi Chatterjee, Soumitro Chatterjee, Prosenjit, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Konkona Sen Sharma and many more famous movie stars of Tollywood.
Tollywood movie lovers who want to catch a glimpse of the Bengali film industry can look for online destination like www.onlinefilmiduniya.com where they can check out movie reviews by prominent film critics. They can use this website to gain information and notification about upcoming films and new songs. This is also useful to get information and biographies about movie stars from the Bengali film industry.