DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHI

  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput 5 hours 18 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and director Dibakar Banerjee. ...
  • I am probably the 75th Byomkesh: Sushant Singh Rajput on playing the popular detective on screen Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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' 2 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...
  • Movies are commercial ventures, a lot would depend on how this film performs: Sushant Singh Rajput on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' sequel 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who transformed himself as the mustachioed, dhoti-clad Byomkesh in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', believes it was the most honest portrayal of his eight-year-old career. Set in the Kolkata of 1940s, the film revolves around the character as he embarks on his very first case...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station to promote 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' 2 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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Changing looks for a character is easy, understanding the role is more complex: Sushant Singh Rajput March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: In showbiz, actors are often hounded by questions over their speculated look in their next project. But actor Sushant Singh Rajput says it is getting into the skin of the character that is difficult, not the changes in physical appearance. "I think it (changing look) is very simple. I'm normally...
  • 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...
  • Dibakar Banerjee is a genius, says Sushant Singh Rajput February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who made a successful Bollywood debut with 'Kai Po Che', says he has delivered his career's best performance in his forthcoming film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!". Talking about the crime thriller, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Sushant said: "I don't know if it's the toughest film till date...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • 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:...