DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHI

  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...