BYOMKESH BAKSHI

  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy': I want people see the Kolkata of 1940s, says director Dibakar Banerjee 5 days ago

    Kolkata: To make the name of his Hindi film more attractive, Bollywood Director Dibakar Banerjee has changed the spelling of his upcoming fictional detective film 'Byomkesh Bakshi'. In the first poster of the film, the name has been written as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'. The Bengali surname is written as 'Bakshi' in...
  • The first motion poster of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' features Sushant Singh Rajput and a war torn Kolkata 5 days ago

    The first motion poster of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' has just taken the curiosity level around the film a few notches higher. The poster features a dark, worn torn Kolkata and the iconic Howrah Bridge along with the film's leading man Sushant Singh Rajput. The film has been directed by Dibakar...
  • Feel fortunate to work with Dibakar Banerjee: Meiyang Chang November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Meiyang Chang, who is returning to the big screen with a small role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', says he has stayed away from movies as he was getting similar roles. The 32-year-old 'Indian Idol' star made his debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj's 2010 crime-comedy 'Badmaash Company' with...
  • Detective Byomkesh Baskhy: Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee's character is inspired by famous spy and seductress Mati Hari November 12, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is generating a lot of curiosity. The teaser of the film created a lot of hype giving the viewers a glimpse of Kolkata in the 1930s. The latest stills of the film features Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee in dark alleys looking ultra glamorous....
  • 'Byomkesh Bakshi' trailer: Sushant Singh Rajput's film promises an interesting mix of suspense and drama October 21, 2014

    Those who have been awaiting the release of the first teaser of Sushant Singh Rajput's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', have a reason to rejoice. For the makers of the much-anticipated film has released its teaser. The teaser opens with an interesting soundtrack. And within seconds, one gets a peek into a warring...
  • Byomkesh Bakshi an original Indian character with a whole new connect to the Indian audience: Dibaker Banerjee October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who is currently editing his film 'Byomkesh Bakshi', says his film has got nothing to do with famed fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as his film deals with "an original Indian character". There were reports that 'Byomkesh Bakshi' resembles resemblance to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character but...
  • I prefer doing unconventional roles like in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'; money is not an issue for me, says actor Sushant Singh Rajput September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Twofilmold Sushant Singh Rajput, who has wrapped up shooting for director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', says he prefers unconventional roles and won't do a runofthemill kind even if he will get big bucks for that. Excerpts: Q: How was the experience of working with Dibakar Bannerjee in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'? A:...
  • Abir Chatterjee is the perfect guy to play the popular Bengali sleuth Feluda, says filmmaker Sandip Ray September 4, 2014

    Kolkata: With Abir Chatterjee now set to essay the role of popular fictional sleuth 'Feluda' crafted by Ray in upcoming 'Badshahi Angti', the most expensive Bengali detective film till this date, director Sandip Ray feels people will be intrigued with the transition in his image from 'Byomkesh Bakshi'. "I had spotted...
  • Did Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee try to commit suicide? May 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali film actress Swastika Mukherjee was hospitalised recently after she fell on the floor during a latenight party. Doctors at Apollo Hospital here performed a surgery to remove some glass pieces from her arm. "There were some cut injuries. We don't know how it happened. She is fine now and...
  • Veteran actor Dhritiman Chatterjee says Siddharta and Byomkesh reflect same spirit May 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The two films may have been shot over 40 years apart, but veteran actor Dhritiman Chatterjee says both his characters in Satyajit Ray's 'Pratidwandi' and Saibal Mitra's 'Sajarur Kanta' reflect the same spirit of contemporary urban Bengali middle class. Dhritiman essayed the role of Siddharta, a youth in search of...
  • Konkona Sen Sharma, Indraneil Sengupta to star in latest Byomkesh Bakshi film 'Sajarur Kanta' April 25, 2014

    Kolkata: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma and Indraneil Sengupta are all set to star in a new Byomkesh Bakshi film titled 'Sajarur Kanta' directed by Saibal Mitra. In the thriller, Dhritiman Chatterjee will be seen donning the gloves of the sleuth, who tries to solve a murder mystery. Indraneil, portraying the role of...
  • Snapshot: Girlfriend Ankita Lokhande reveals Sushant's 'Byomkesh Bakshi' look March 13, 2014

    Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen in Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming film 'Byomkesh Bakshi' and the actor has started shooting for the film in Kolkata. Though, the stills from the sets are doing the rounds, girlfriend Ankita Lokhande ginally revealed the look of Sushant as Byomkesh when she put his picture...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' is not just a detective film: Vidya Balan February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan is not concerned about the horde of detective films being made currently like 'Jagga Jasoos' and 'Byomkesh Bakshi'. The actress says that her film 'Bobby Jasoos' has something more to offer. Vidya says she is not looking at other films as competition. "It's a female detective film but it's...
  • Rajit Kapur makes the best Byomkesh Bakshi: IBNLive Poll February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi is an integral part of the people who celebrated their childhood in early 90s. The super success of the show based on the life and times of a character created by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. Basu Chatterjee created a TV show based on Bandyopadhyay's work...
  • Poll: Rajit Kapur, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sujoy Ghosh; who makes the better Byomkesh Bakshi? February 6, 2014

    Now, that the first look of Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is out, many are busy drawing comparisons between actors Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajit Kapur and Sujyoy Ghosh. Those who came in late, Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh, a popular fictional character which was formed by famous Bengali writer Sharadindu...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The first look of director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is revealed now. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the titular role. Screen India's twitter handle has tweeted a still from the film. Unveiled: First look of Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' http://t.co/9gI9bde4yg pic.twitter.com/YUB6HfoioO...
  • Part of Kolkata still retains 1940s look: Dibakar Banerjee February 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Director Dibakar Banerjee says while filming scenes for 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', he was surprised to discover that the city had retained much of the 1940s look and feel. During the planning stage, Dibakar, 44, told PTI, he had worried a lot about how to impart a retro look to...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has garnered appreciation for his performance in 'Kai Po Che' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', says he will strive to evolve as an actor. Sushant, 27, said that he feels the pressure to deliver his best. "It always feels great when people like you and...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for 'Byomkesh Bakshi' September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: After the release of 'Shuddh Desi Romance', actor Sushant Singh Rajput will take some time off to prepare for his role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. 'Shuddh Desi Romance', produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) hits the silver screen Friday. Sushant, who will play the popular detective, says a lot...
  • Sujoy Ghosh to not act in any film after Rituparno's 'Satyanweshi' August 15, 2013

    Kolkata: After essaying the role of a sleuth in 'Satyanweshi', the last film of Rituparno Ghosh, Bollywood filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh today said he would never don the actor's hat again. "There is no question of facing the camera again," said the 'Kahaani' director who agreed to portray the character of...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh Bakshi in Dibaker Banerjee's next July 24, 2013

    Rajit Kapur's 90s small screen 'Byomkesh Bakshi' is being brought back to life on the big screen. Dibakar Banerjee whose next film is based on this legendary detective conceptualised by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandhopadhya. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is playing the title role of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. ...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' is set in wartorn Kolkata July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Busy scouting for locations in the city for his next movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', Dibakar Banerjee Tuesday stated that the film will be the toughest venture of his life. "There is a plethora of challenges... it will be tremendously challenging to recreate the Calcutta of 1942, and I know it...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput never shows off his acting: Dibakar Banerjee July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Effusively complimenting actor Sushant Singh Rajput, critically acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee on Tuesday backed his decision to cast him in the role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi. "Among the new generation of actors, Sushant is promising. He never shows off his acting. It is very subtle and inherent. He is a...
  • Directing 'Byomkesh' a childhood dream come true: Dibakar July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee is looking forward to realise his childhood dream by recreating the wartorn Kolkata of 1940s on the big screen with his ambitious adaptation of Sharadindu Banerjee's famous fictional character in "Detective Byomkesh Bakshi". After successfully translating Greek author Vassilis Vassilikos "Z" in "Shanghai" and...
  • Dibakar to direct Sushant in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Critically lauded filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is joining hands with the production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) for the first time to helm 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', featuring Sushant Singh Rajput as the popular detective. "We're rebooting Byomkesh. Right back to his first ever case," Dibakar, who is also coproducing the...
  • 'Kahaani' dir Sujoy Ghosh to play Byomkesh Bakshi December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Sujoy Ghosh of 'Kahaani' fame will play legendary Bengali detective Byomkesh Bakshi in director Rituparno Ghosh's next. It's not clear yet who will play Ajit, the detective's friend and sidekick. "Nice to know that @sujoy_g will play legendary detective Byomkesh Bakshi in Rituporno's next...
  • Anjan Dutt's next movie is about his own life July 17, 2012

    Kolkata: Renowned filmmaker Anjan Dutt is planning a movie on the Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling, West Bengal. He says it his "own story" and that he will play the lead in it. Titled 'Darjeeling er Rasta' (Streets in Darjeeling), it will be a lyrical yet a very humane love story of...
  • Detectives now track 'online infidelity' December 19, 2010

    New Delhi: This is something detectives of the likes of Sherlock Holmes and Byomkesh Bakshi could never come across but with the phenomenon of the Internet, modern sleuths are increasingly investigating a number of "online infidelity" cases in the country. Gone are the days when one had to leave the...