RAJIT KAPUR

  • TWTW: 'Byomkesh Bakshi' shares his detective skills April 12, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, actor Rajit Kapur who played the role of Byomkesh Bakshi - the first Hindi Television series, talks about Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' and shares his detective skills. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' sweeps awards; Anurag Kashyap, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra skip the closing ceremony July 2, 2014

    Leh: With Iranian, Korean and several competent Indian films being pitted against each other at Ladakh International Film Festival, which concluded recently, one was both surprised and happy to watch 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' by young Mumbaibased Bhargav Saikai and Sharma sweep top awards. Directed by Ram Ramesh Sharma, 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz...
  • 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...
  • 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'. ...
  • Actors who played Gandhi with elan on big screen October 2, 2012

    Chennai: Those belonging to the Millennial Generation have learned about the Father of the Nation whose 143rd birth anniversary India celebrates Tuesday either through books or films. Many feel that the visual medium has a greater impact and on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, IANS lists some of the actors who...
  • Rajit Kapur plays detective again August 26, 2010

    Rajit Kapur shied away from playing a detective after his Byomkesh Bakshi, became very popular. But he's back to doing it again, perhaps in a more stylised version in his forthcoming film Ghumshuda. He says, I was shying away from playing a detective particularly after Byomkesh Bakshi was so popular. But,...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Yeh Mera India over the top August 28, 2009

    Cast: Rajit Kapur, Seema Biswas, Anupam Kher, Rajpal Yadav Director: N Chandra Few films have made me laugh as much as N Chandra's Yeh Mera India, and funny thing is, it's not even a comedy. A message movie that addresses everything that's wrong with our country from communal hatred and...