Soumitra Chatterjee's 7 timeless movies: Basant Bilap to Apur Sangsar

First Published 15, Nov 2020, 1:37 PM

Soumitra Chatterjee has given some great performances in a countless number of movies. But, these are the top 7 movies which are evergreen and can be watched again and again and again.

<p>Soumitra Chatterjee', a great thespian, who had&nbsp;barred the age restriction and been working on screen and stage for more than sixty years. He has never limited himself to the concept of retirement at the age of eighty. He has shown his different layers as an actor since 1959, be it as a detective, or a boy who lives next door, or even a boy who can do rock n roll. It is our blessing that we still can enjoy this maestro’s performances in various movies.</p>

Soumitra Chatterjee', a great thespian, who had barred the age restriction and been working on screen and stage for more than sixty years. He has never limited himself to the concept of retirement at the age of eighty. He has shown his different layers as an actor since 1959, be it as a detective, or a boy who lives next door, or even a boy who can do rock n roll. It is our blessing that we still can enjoy this maestro’s performances in various movies.

<p><strong>Jhinder Bandi</strong><br />
This film shows how much potential this man possesses. We always have seen him in romantic, polite, and a boy next door type roles, but this one demanded him to be a dark character. This classic has Uttam Kumar as his opposite.<br />
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Jhinder Bandi
This film shows how much potential this man possesses. We always have seen him in romantic, polite, and a boy next door type roles, but this one demanded him to be a dark character. This classic has Uttam Kumar as his opposite.
 

<p><strong>Teen Bhuboner Parey</strong><br />
A classic directed by Ashutosh Bandopadhayay made Soumitro Chatterjee portray a loafer character singing and dancing rock n roll in the streets but emerging as a great lover afterward. The film has iconic songs like, ‘Jibone ki pabona’, and etc.</p>

Teen Bhuboner Parey
A classic directed by Ashutosh Bandopadhayay made Soumitro Chatterjee portray a loafer character singing and dancing rock n roll in the streets but emerging as a great lover afterward. The film has iconic songs like, ‘Jibone ki pabona’, and etc.

<p><strong>Teen Bhuboner Parey</strong><br />
A classic directed by Ashutosh Bandopadhayay made Soumitro Chatterjee portray a loafer character singing and dancing rock n roll in the streets but emerging as a great lover afterward. The film has iconic songs like, ‘Jibone ki pabona’, and etc.</p>

Teen Bhuboner Parey
A classic directed by Ashutosh Bandopadhayay made Soumitro Chatterjee portray a loafer character singing and dancing rock n roll in the streets but emerging as a great lover afterward. The film has iconic songs like, ‘Jibone ki pabona’, and etc.

<p><strong>Basanta Bilap</strong><br />
A complete romantic comedy this one. His character in this film plays opposite to stunning Aparna Sen. Though they fight a lot in the beginning, the end says it all.&nbsp;</p>

Basanta Bilap
A complete romantic comedy this one. His character in this film plays opposite to stunning Aparna Sen. Though they fight a lot in the beginning, the end says it all. 

<p><strong>Charulata</strong><br />
This film got recognition not only because of Madhabi as Charulata. Whenever we watch this film, all we can think of is the conversations between the sister-in-law and the brother-in-law, Amal (Soumitra).</p>

Charulata
This film got recognition not only because of Madhabi as Charulata. Whenever we watch this film, all we can think of is the conversations between the sister-in-law and the brother-in-law, Amal (Soumitra).

<p><strong>Apur Sangsar</strong><br />
With Apur Sangsar, Soumitra Chatterjee'started his journey as an actor. This was also his first work with Satyajit Ray. After this, they had worked over fourteen films together. This duo was a magical one.<br />
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Apur Sangsar
With Apur Sangsar, Soumitra Chatterjee'started his journey as an actor. This was also his first work with Satyajit Ray. After this, they had worked over fourteen films together. This duo was a magical one.
 

<p><strong>Feluda Series</strong><br />
We remember Soumitra Chatterjee as Feluda, and no matter how many more Feludas come, he will be our Feluda forever. Gentle, intelligent, sharp, soft, and many more characteristic layers. A superhero with his superpower, Magajastro.</p>

<p>There are so many more movies we can count on, but this is Soumitra Chatterjee in a nutshell.</p>

Feluda Series
We remember Soumitra Chatterjee as Feluda, and no matter how many more Feludas come, he will be our Feluda forever. Gentle, intelligent, sharp, soft, and many more characteristic layers. A superhero with his superpower, Magajastro.

There are so many more movies we can count on, but this is Soumitra Chatterjee in a nutshell.