Bengali Cinema

Earlier the Bengali Cinema was called "Bioscope" started in 1890's. Hiralal Sen was the first to set up the Royal Bioscope Company. Then Dhirendra Nath Ganguly set up Indo - British Company in 1918. The first Bengali Film "Billwamangal" was produced in 1919. And it was 1950 when Bengali Cinema was at the peak of popularity with Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen. The Significant directors are Oscar awarded Satyajit Roy, Bimal Roy, Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen, whose contributions make the Bollywood, The Bengali film Industry, The Biggest industry in India.