Detective Byomkesh Bakshy- Synopsis
Yash Raj Films has lately tried to dabble in various genres and in their attempt to do something different they have
come up with the Bollywood adaptation of the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi created & written by Sharadindu Bandopadhyay.
Named on the character itself “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy” is directed by Dibakar Banerjee. This would be Dibakar’s first attempt in crime thriller. The adapted screenplay has been written by Dibakar himself along with Urmi Juvekar.
The story basically captures Byomkesh Bakshy’s first case that he undertakes as a detective. The story is based in 1943 Kolkata during World War II.
The lead role of Byomkesh Bakshy is being played by Sushant Singh Rajput. The rest of the cast includes Anand Tiwari, Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee, Divya Menon, Neeraj Kabi, Miyang Chang & Aryann Bhowmik.
It is rumored that Swastika’s role was initially supposed to be done by Rani Mukherjee but since it had some bold scenes hence Rani refused.
It has music by Dibakar’s protégé Sneha Khanwalkar. It is being jointly produced by Aditya Chopra & Dibakar Banerjee.
Byomkesh Bakshi became famous as a television serial in 1993 which had Rajit Kapur playing the lead and KK Raina as his accomplice…
Whether the movie adaptation will be as successful as the television version…well for that we need to wait till 3rd April 2015…till then watch below the Official Trailer of the movie, which looks interesting and different….