Release Date: 3 March 2015
Star Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Swastika Mukherjee, Divya Menon, Neeraj Kabi, Meiyang Chang & Aryann Bhowmik
Director: Dibakar Banerjee
Runtime: 2 hour 30 minutes
Detective Byomkesh Bakshi is filmed in Calcutta of 1940s. Fresh out of college, Byomkesh Bakshi (Sushant Singh Rajput) gets his first case from his friend, Ajit Banerjee (Anand Tiwari) to find his missing father, Bhuvan Banerjee. The case which start at finding missing Bhuvan Banerjee turns out to be a big international political conspiracy to destroy and rule Calcutta. The story depict how Detective Byomkesh Bakshi unfolds the mystery and gets hold of the mastermind behind Calcutta’s conspiracy.
Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, may not be blessed with big Bollywood names, but has promising starcast featured to perfection. Sushant Singh Rajputh as Detective Byomkesh Bakshi looked immaculate with his performance in lead role. Other support actors Anand Tiwari, Meiyang Chang, Swastika Mukherjee, Divya Menon, Neeraj Kabi & Aryann Bhowmik were flawless.
Director Dibakar Banerjee, has left his mark all over Detective Byomkesh Bakshi. Probably, one of the best directed thriller movie in Indian Cinema. The plot keeps you engrossed and makes you think “What’s next? The graphics and visual effects are excellent. The music and background sound is nicely composed.
The Bottom Line: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi is one of the best Bollywood thriller movie backed with an engaging story, brilliant performances and exceptional direction. A must watch!