5 Bengali Movies And Shows That You Will Enjoy Watching With Your Brother On Rakhi

Cherish your brothers and sisters by watching these top-rated shows and films like Dhaaga and Saat Bhai Champa with them on this special day!


July 21, 2020


4 min


In India, Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival honouring the precious bond between brothers and sisters. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in the month of Shravana, which falls in July or August of the Western calendar. Rakhi 2020 this year falls on August 3, so all brothers take note and make sure to pamper your sisters silly! We got you a list of Bengali films and TV shows that you will love catching up with on Rakhi while spending some quality time with your siblings. Show them your appreciation and enjoy this wonderful day!

1. Dhaaga

Dhaaga is a ZEE5 Original film directed by Raj R Gupta. Dhaaga revolves around the special bond shared by a young boy called Shankar and his sister, Uma. They live in a small village in Maharashtra, and their routine life comes into focus in this beautiful film film. This heartwarming tale is perfect for watching with your brother or sister on Rakhi 2020.

2. Saat Bhai Champa

Saat Bhai Champa is a Zee Bangla TV serial based on the classic fairy tales of Thakumar Jhuli. It follows the story of the protagonist Parul, who is played by actor Promita Chakrabartty. Parul is born with magical powers, and she goes on several exciting adventures battling evil forces along with her band of seven brothers, who turn into champa flowers!

3. Basu Poribar

Director Suman Ghosh’s film Basu Poribar stars stalwart actors like Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen, Rituparna SenguptaJisshu Sengupta and Saswata Chatterjee. It centres around the Basu family which is headed by Pranab, a retired barrister (played by Soumitra) and his wife Manjari (played by Aparna), who are preparing for the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. The family decides to hold a reunion at their ancestral mansion to mark this special occasion, and this leads to many of their long buried secrets coming out into the open and creating a stir!

4. Gupi Gayen

Gupi Gayen is a ZEE5 Bangla Original film starring actors Rwitobroto Mukherjee, Aparajita Adhya, Saswata Chatterjee and Sabyasachi Chakraborty. Gupi, a talented 15 year old boy, aspires to be a singer but his mother opposes his decision. He comes across the ghost of his grandfather, a legendary classical singer, who motivates Gupi to pursue his dreams. Does Gupi reach for the stars and achieve his goal?

5. Akoori

Akoori is a ZEE5 Original comedy series starring Darshan Jariwala, Lillete Dubey, Shadab Kamal, Zoa Morani, Sohrab Khandelwal, Adi Irani, and Harsh Nagar. This hilarious family drama revolves around a dysfunctional Parsi family with an overly-enthusiastic father called Dara and his misunderstood children. Dara’s primary mission is to protect his property from the clutches of Zeus, his cousin and a hotel industry agent, but his immediate family seems to be a tough one to keep together!

Which of these will you watch first for Rakhi 2020? Tell us in the comments below!

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