DIBAKAR BANERJEE

  • Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' gets U/A certificate 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In a refreshing departure from the norm, Dibakar Banerjee has no reason to be miffed with the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) regarding his film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', which has been granted a U/A certificate with only some cuts. Shravan Kumar, CEO of the CBFC, said: "A screening was...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is a period film with contemporary characters: Swastika Mukherjee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Swastika Mukherjee may be new to the world of Hindi cinema but in Bengal, she is one of the most popular faces on celluloid. The light-eyed actress is making her grand Bollywood debut in Dibakar Banerjee's much talked about film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' and has already made heads...
  • I am probably the 75th Byomkesh: Sushant Singh Rajput on playing the popular detective on screen 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput has joined the long list of people, who have portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi on-screen, but the actor says his upcoming movie is director Dibakar Banerjee's personal take on the famous fictional detective from Bengali literature. 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' is based on the stories by writer Sharadindu...
  • Dibakar Banerjee wanted 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' to be his first film 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Bringing detective Byomkesh Bakshy alive on celluloid was Dibakar Banerjee's childhood dream but the director says the project was scary and challenging to tackle. A fan of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's stories since the age of 13, Dibakar said he wanted 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' to be his first project but he...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' actor Sushant Singh Rajput launches fashion line 'NOIR 43' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee and Sushant Singh Rajput, the director and actor respectively of Bollywood film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' on Thursday launched an apparel line titled NOIR 43, inspired by the forthcoming crime thriller, at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Sushant said he won't mind creating his own fashion...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station to promote 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A lover of history, actor Sushant Singh Rajput will on Friday make his trip to the capital more fruitful by visiting the Old Delhi Railyway Station to promote his forthcoming movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'. Sushant, who will be accompanied by the film's director Dibakar Banerjee, enjoys reading history and...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' is different from TV show; a film takes you to a different world: Dibakar Banerjee March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee already has a sequel of detective film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" on his mind. "I am very interested in making 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! 2' because in this film, it's the detective's his first case. If this film is a success, then I want to make one more and...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput was the first choice for 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' as he has a mysterious quality: Dibakar Banerjee March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee was enamoured by a "mysterious quality" in Sushant Singh Rajput. He says that's the reason why he roped in the actor for the protagonist's role in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'. "He was my first choice (for the film). When I discussed the film with Aditya Chopra, we thought...
  • e Lounge: Dibakar Banerjee, Sushant Singh Rajput on their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' March 20, 2015

    Dibakar Banerjee and Sushant Singh Rajput talk about their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' which is set to release on April 3. ...
  • e Lounge: Director Dibakar Banerjee, actor Sushant Singh Rajput talks about 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' March 19, 2015

    In this segment of e Lounge renowned director Dibakar Banerjee and actor Sushant Singh Rajput talks about their upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', a film based in 1940s Kolkata. ...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: Bollywood is losing it's skill because it is getting louder March 15, 2015

    Kolkata: Preferring intensity to money power, National Award-winning filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee feels Bollywood is losing its naturalistic style, distancing itself from the rich oeuvre of restrained, controlled performances and veering towards more money and decibel power. The "Khosla Ka Ghosla" maker says shades of that natural style can still be seen...
  • Was not prepared for it: Sushant Singh Rajput on his onscreen kiss with Swastika Mukherjee in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who shares a kissing scene with his co-star Swastika Mukherjee in the period drama 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', says director Dibakar Banerjee played a "game" with him for the scene. "Dibakar (Banerjee) played a good game with me which eventually turned bad for me. He instructed me...
  • I am a selfish actor; think about my role and the filmmaker not about the film's box office returns: Sushant Singh Rajput March 10, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' star Sushant Singh Rajput says the suspense drama is a special film in his career. The actor, 29, called upon his fans to watch 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' so that the other stories of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's can get the big screen treatment. "In my eight years of career I...
  • Will 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' become a franchise? March 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Dibakar Banerjee, who is gearing up for the release of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', the big screen adaptation of a fictional book character, says he's ready to make it a franchise if it rings a bell with the audiences. "We would love to (make it a franchise), but we are...
  • Aamir Khan turned down the villain's role in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' for 'Dhoom 3' March 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Dibakar Banerjee says that he had initially approached actor Aamir Khan to play the villain in his 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', but he rejected the offer. "I was trying to make this film ('Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!') about two years ago and at that time I was looking for a villain...
  • The second trailer of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' ups the curiosity level a notch higher March 10, 2015

    The second trailer of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' raises the viewers curiosity level a few notches higher. The trailer features Sushant Singh Rajput in the title role and also features singer-actor Meiyang Chang along with Anand Tiwari, debutant Divya Menon and Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee. The trailer also shows glimpses of...
  • If Bollywood taps the south film industry, Indian cinema will go higher: Dibakar Banerjee March 9, 2015

    Kolkata: After a spate of films with men as central characters including the forthcoming 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is now planning to do some women-centric projects. "Absolutely, definitely, I want to do it. Too much time spent with men now. There are many (ideas) but I am not ready...
  • Only filmmakers, audience must decide movies' content; CBFC should be entrusted with certifying them appropriately: Dibakar Banerjee February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Dibakar Banerjee says that decisions regarding a movie's content should be left to the filmmakers and the audience, and that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should only be entrusted with certifying movies appropriately. "The issue will resolve only when the people who watch films and who make films...
  • Rajit Kapur feels 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' will have new viewpoint January 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Rajit Kapur, who essayed the fictional detective character Byomkesh Bakshi in an eponymous TV series, hopes that the upcoming Bollywood film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' will showcase a new angle to film lovers. Rajit had played the title role in the 1993 television adaptation of stories of Byomkesh Bakshi, created...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput recalls the impact Kolkata has left on his mind January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen in Dibakar Banerjee's "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", says at times he feels like he is a Bengali. The film, based on fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshy, is set in Kolkata during the 1940s. "My director and I went there (Kolkata) before starting the film's shooting....
  • Watch: Sushant Singh Rajput, Swastika Mukherjee shine out in the new trailer of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' January 21, 2015

    The long awaited trailer of Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' was released on YouTube on Wednesday. The trailer calls the protagonist a 'detective in making' as the film is about the first case of 'Byomkesh Bakshy', a literary sleuth created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The trailer throws much more light...
  • Dibakar Banerjee nervous about 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy'; says he tried to stay true to the books January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee's next, the highly awaited 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is making all the right noises in the industry. The You tube teaser of the film has crossed well over a 1,000,000 views already. The film is adapted from Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's crime thriller novels which have the Bengali detective...
  • Here's Rajit Kapur's advice on portraying Byomkesh Bakshi on the big screen January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: National award wining actor Rajit Kapur became a household name when he portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi, a literary sleuth created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The series, aired on Doordarshan, lasted two seasons and ran from 1993 to 1997 and resulted in the actor loosing his real identity to his onscreen...
  • 'Bajirao Mastani' to 'Bombay Velvet': Watch out for epic costume dramas in 2015 January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: From 'Bajirao Mastani' to 'Mohenjo Daro' -- it looks like 2015 will be an epic year for Bollywood. Several filmmakers have lined up big budget spectacles that go back in time. Here's looking at the big budget epics of 2015: 'Bajirao Mastani': Set in the 17th century, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's...
  • Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee keen on declassification of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose files December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Keen to learn more about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bollywood filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee Monday batted for declassification of secret files related to the nationalist leader. The "Khosla Ka Ghosla" maker was keen to know about Netaji's life but the authorities backed out of declassifying the files as promised, said a...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy': I want people see the Kolkata of 1940s, says director Dibakar Banerjee December 21, 2014

    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 December 21, 2014

    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...