Find the best Bengali (Bangla) lessons, classes, and instructors on HeyKiki and how to speak, read, and write in Bengali. Bangla, commonly referred to as Bengali, is a major language in India, Bangladesh and other areas in South Asia. Considered an Indo-Aryan language, the fusion of languages is used by over 190 million people across the world. Its alphabet, Bengali script, is very similar to Sanskrit and the language as a whole is the official state language of Bangladesh. Bangla is a beneficial supplement to learning Hindi and is necessary for anyone traveling or looking to do business in South Asia.