Grandson of yesteryear actor-director Sukhen Das, young actor Bonny Sengupta is slowly carving his niche in Bengali cinema with an array of films. Despite being a rank newcomer in the Bengali film industry, Bonny has already made young girls go gaga over his boy-next-door looks. Here we have listed five such Bengali films that have catapulted him to stardom.
1. Borbaad (2014)
Directed by Raj Chakraborty, the film’s cast had Bonny Sengupta and Rittika Sen in lead roles. It is a love story set around a gangster theme. Joy, a youngster, aims to own a bike and win the heart of his girlfriend Nandini. Things take a turn when his newly purchased bike is stolen by gangster Akram. The film marked the debut of Bonny Sengupta.
2. Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey (2015)
Raj Chakraborty directed this family drama starring Bonny Sengupta and Koushani Mukherjee. It is a remake of a Telugu film Uyyala Jampala, which was released in 2013. The protagonist Shibu (Sengupta) is brought up by his mother. But things get complicated when he falls in love with his cousin Aparna (Mukherjee). Both are madly in love with each other.
3. Jio Pagla (2017)
After trying his luck in doing romantic films, Bonny picked up comedy genre with this film. The film’s story was adapted from ‘Joy Ma Kali Boarding’, a popular drama written by Sailesh Dey. Four friends go on hunting for a place to stay. In some dramatic turn of events, they come to know that in order to put up at the place, they have to tie the knots.
4. Girlfriend (2018)
Off-screen couple Bonny and Koushani pair up in reel-life with this romantic-comedy directed by Raja Chanda. An uneducated young man (Uttam) falls in love with a topper (Suchitra) who comes from a family that has nothing in common with his. Hence, trouble creeps in the way of their union.
5. Bhootchakra Pvt Ltd. (2019)
The movie was loosely inspired by the 2017 Telugu movie Anando Brahma. Three friends claim that their ghost-hunting device, the Bhootjantro can eradicate evil spirits. They start an enterprise named Bhootchakra Private Limited and decide to make some profits out of it. Soon the friends fall into serious trouble.