SUSHANT SINGH

  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is a period film with contemporary characters: Swastika Mukherjee 17 minutes 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...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 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 3 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' 3 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 3 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' 3 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Akshay Kumar is very chilled-out; doesn't behave like a superstar, says 'Hate Story 2' actor Sushant Singh January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Hate Story 2' actor Sushant Singh is impressed with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's humility after sharing screen space with him in the upcoming film 'Baby'. The 42-year-old actor said Akshay was one of the reasons for him to do 'Baby'. "Working with Akshay was really nice. He is a great actor...
  • 'MS Dhoni - The Untold Story' to be released on October 22, confirms Sushant Singh Rajput on Twitter January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen in the title role in "MS Dhoni - The Untold Story", is excited about the film's release in October. The Neeraj Pandey-directorial is a biopic on the Indian cricket captain. "The film 'MS Dhoni - The Untold Story' releases October 22nd. Fox...
  • 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...
  • Rajkumar Hirani: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a courageous man; have tremendous respect for him January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Parts of Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK', which questions people's blind faith in godmen, were shot at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's ashram premises. When the filmmaker was questioned as to why he has thanked the spiritual leader in his film's credits, he says he's "only against fake gurus". Significant portions of...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to star in Hindi remake of Telugu film 'Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini'? January 7, 2015

    Chennai: Upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 'Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini' will soon be remade in Bollywood, says its director Chandru. Discussions are currently underway for the movie's casting. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is likely to play the lead in the remake. "My film's producer L. Sridhar had apparently discussed the story with Sushant, who liked...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput yet to finalise his wedding date January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande have been open about their relationship, but the actor says he has still not decided their wedding date. According to reports, the couple will tie the knot in June or July this year. But it seems like there is no truth in it. "Dear...
  • 'PK' crosses the Rs 300 crore-mark in India; Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani and the team rejoice January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', which has kept the cash registers ringing at the Bollywood box office since the last three weeks has crossed the Rs.300 crore figure in the country, said distributors and trade analysts. "#PK creates History. Crosses Rs.300 cr. (Week 3) Sun 11.58 crore. Grand total: 305.27 cr nett....