SUSHANT SINGH

  • Want to push the envelope with my films, can happen when I do different characters: Sushant Singh Rajput April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: With his portrayal of Byomkesh Bakshy getting appreciation, Sushant Singh Rajput is a happy man and the actor says he will continue to explore challenging roles in his future projects. It was something of a risk for both Sushant and director Dibakar Banerjee to reinvent the popular literary character...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!': We love Sushant Singh Rajput, but can't forget Neeraj Kabi April 7, 2015

    He doesn't play the gun-wielding beefy villain that we have seen multiple times in Bollywood films, who works with the sole purpose to substantiate how macho the male protagonist is. But with his carefully nuanced portrayal of Dr Anukul Guha, actor Neeraj Kabi keeps the spotlight fixated on him. While...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi!' April 4, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge, actor Sushant Singh Rajput shares his experience of his new release 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi!'. ...
  • Haven't seen a movie like this for a long time; Sushant Singh Rajput is great: Zoya Akhtar on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' April 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is in awe of Dibakar Banerjee's craft in the latest release 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'. She recommends the "beautiful film" to all. "It's one of the most beautiful films on Indian screens. I haven't seen a movie like this for a long time. Sushant Singh Rajput is great....
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' review: A film that deserves to be watched April 3, 2015

    Director: Dibakar Banerjee Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Swastika Mukherjee 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', directed by Dibakar Banerjee, is a moody thriller set in 1943 Calcutta that unravels at an unhurried pace. Loosely adapted from Bengali crime fiction writer Saradindu Bandopadhyay's enduring literary series, the film is intended as the origin story...
  • Detective Byomkesh Bakshy: Make way for Bollywood's new action hero; less of brawn, more of brain April 3, 2015

    He doesn't flex muscles, neither does he sport six pack abs, doesn't romance the heroine-is rather awkward around them and yet there is this undeniable charm that Dibakar Banerjee's hero Byomkesh has. There are spoilers in the story. In case you haven't watched the film yet, please come back to it...
  • Don't think it is an unusual pair; there is a nice organic balance between the two: Homi Adajania on casting Sushant Singh Rajput, Alia Bhatt for his next March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Homi Adajania says the Hindi adaptation of hit Hollywood film 'The Fault in Our Stars' is still in the scripting stage, and he will only finalise the cast when the final draft is ready. It was reported that Deepika Padukone and Varun Dhawan will play the lead roles in...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is a period film with contemporary characters: Swastika Mukherjee March 31, 2015

    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...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput March 29, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and director Dibakar Banerjee. ...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari compete to solve the dumbest case in the world March 28, 2015

    Before our eyes are greeted by Byomkesh Bakshi, we first have to go through two of the dumbest detectives in the world. Presenting Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari as 'Two Detectives' who compete to solve the dumbest case in the world.This 'East India Comedy' video makes you cry with...
  • I am probably the 75th Byomkesh: Sushant Singh Rajput on playing the popular detective on screen March 28, 2015

    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 March 28, 2015

    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' March 27, 2015

    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 March 27, 2015

    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' March 27, 2015

    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...
  • 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: 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput, Bipasha Basu, Arjun Rampal: What are Bollywood actors doing on Holi? March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Spending a colourful day with family and friends and gorging on goodies is what's on the mind for Bollywood actors like Ayushmann Khurrana and Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Holi on Friday, while those like Bipasha Basu and Tiger Shroff plan to keep distance from the revelry. Here are the actors' plans: Sushant...
  • 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...