Film: "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!"; Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Swastika Mukherjee, Divya Menon, Neeraj Kabi; Director: Dibakar Banerjee; Rating: ****(4 Stars)
As layer after layer of intrigue and mystery are peeled off this Chinese puzzle of a movie, you are finally left staring wide-eyed and open-mouthed at a work of wondrous art. Exquisite in form, compelling and at times, deeply impenetrable in content, "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (DBB)" is what a whodunit was meant to be all along.
Somehow Hindi cinema never got down to doing a real murder mystery before this. Maybe the genre waited to be cracked by the deftly disingenuous Dibakar Bannerjee. To get to the bottom of that mystery of why the murder mystery never came to fruition before this, we must wait for» Read full review