Detective

  • TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange' storm Emmys race 11-07-2014 06:57 AM

    (Reuters) - Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday in a challenge to stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Online streaming company Netflix Inc, the big...
  • Vidya Balan admits that she used to spy on her college crush 02-07-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: Among the three major sleuth films that were announced last year, it is Vidya Balan's 'Bobby Jasoos' that is being presented to the audience first and the actress is glad to be leading the race to the theatres. The other two films are Dibakar Banerjee's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', a...
  • e Lounge: Vidya aka Bobby Jasoos dons the role of a reporter 27-06-2014 04:07 PM

    In her latest movie Bobby Jasoos, Vidya Balan pulls off effortlessly the role of a middle class girl desiring to be a detective. Produced by actress Dia Mirza and starring veteran actors such as Supriya Pathak among others, it is to be seen whether the movie will live upto Vidya's...
  • CBI conducts polygraph tests on family and accused in Badaun rape case 24-06-2014 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation started conducting polygraph tests in the Badaun gangrape case on Tuesday. Nine people, including the parents of the victims as well as the accused, will be undergoing polygraph tests. The CBI will be testing both versions in the case. Two minor girls were...
  • Vidya Balan dons the detective hat in real life; set to spy on colleagues through 'Bobby Jasoos' blog 12-06-2014 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan, who will be seen as a detective in her forthcoming film "Bobby Jasoos", is going to start spying on Bollywood stars through a blog. Titled Bobby Ko Sab Malum Hai, the blog will have Bobby writing, sharing exclusive Bollywood news and gossip. The actress will...
  • Vidya Balan to launch 'Bobby Jasoos' trailer with real detectives 23-05-2014 08:06 PM

    Mumbai: If grapevine is to be believed, actress Vidya Balan, who plays a detective in "Bobby Jasoos", will launch the theatrical trailer of her upcoming film along with 10 real life detectives. "Bobby Jasoos" revolves around the journey of a Hyderabad-based female detective. When the idea for the trailer launch...
  • Inspector Ghote: A legendary fictional Indian detective awaits his movie moment 26-04-2014 04:03 PM

    New Delhi: Byomkesh Bakshi, the well-known Satyanweshi, will shortly be seen on the big screen in two new movies. It was about time Bakshi, who featured in the popular TV series of the 90s, was made into movies, and we hope a series is in the offing. Meanwhile, another iconic...
  • It's boom time for detective agencies in run up to Lok Sabha polls 27-03-2014 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: With campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls gaining momentum, private detective agencies are having a boom time as they are being hired on a large scale by candidates and parties to keep a tab on their rivals. Though spy agencies were engaged by parties in previous elections as...
  • Obama asks HBO chief for advance episodes of 'True Detective' and 'Game of Thrones' 18-02-2014 12:36 PM

    It's common knowledge that US President Barack Obama is a fan of US TV series 'Homeland'. However, that's not the only TV show the president is obsessed with. He recently asked HBO CEO Richard Pepler for advance episodes of 'Game of Thrones' and 'True Detective'. The president asked for the...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' 06-02-2014 11:40 AM

    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...
  • Part of Kolkata still retains 1940s look: Dibakar Banerjee 05-02-2014 02:26 PM

    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...
  • Crime detection rate falls by 3 pc under Thane Commissionerate 28-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Thane: Crime Detection Rate (CDR) for 2013 has dropped by 3% to 58% even as there is a steady increase in crime under various categories, according to a report. "There were a total of 12016 crimes registered under Class-I to V of which 7,007 had been detected in 2013. Last...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to Arshad Warsi: 5 under-performing Bollywood detectives 04-01-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Detectives were always a trend setter in the Hindi film industry. From Dev Anand to Saif Ali Khan, the spectators have seen many detectives who were suave, sophisticated and capable of cracking tough cases. However, there were detectives who got so much entangled in the case that they...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput 10-11-2013 02:20 PM

    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...
  • BSF to introduce fake currency detection machines on Bangladesh border 21-09-2013 08:33 PM

    Kolkata: With smuggling of fake Indian currency notes from across the Bangladesh border being a major concern, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday said it was in the process of setting up machines to detect fake currency at border outposts across West Bengal. Observing that around 70 percent of the...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for 'Byomkesh Bakshi' 03-09-2013 03:58 PM

    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...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh Bakshi in Dibaker Banerjee's next 24-07-2013 11:08 PM

    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 war-torn Kolkata 24-07-2013 11:53 AM

    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...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput never shows off his acting: Dibakar Banerjee 24-07-2013 10:06 AM

    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...
  • Dibakar to direct Sushant in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' 29-06-2013 10:16 AM

    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 co-producing...
  • Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India 20-05-2013 05:33 AM

    New Delhi: An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital on Sunday. The mammography machine 'Amulet' by Fuji films is claimed to be India's first low dose resolution system....