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Will 'Byomkesh Bakshy!' become franchise?

Will 'Byomkesh Bakshy!' become franchise?

Mar 11 2015 6:31PMDirector Dibakar Banerjee, who is gearing up for the release of "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" -- the big screen adaptation of a fictional book character, says he's ready to make it a franchise if it gels with the audience. ...Read more

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Want to do women-centric films: Dibakar

Want to do women-centric films: Dibakar

Mar 9 2015 5:32PMAfter a spate of films with men as central characters including the forthcoming "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is now planning to do some women-centric projects. ...Read more

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Aamir was approached to play villain in 'DDB'

Aamir was approached to play villain in 'DDB'

Mar 9 2015 3:57PMDibakar Banerjee's much awaited next release Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! has been making news for a while now. There have been many news and speculations doing rounds. An insider reveals that Dibakar Banerjee had approached Aamir to play villain's role in his film. ...Read more

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Sushant guarantees his best in '...Byomkesh Bakshy!'

Sushant guarantees his best in '...Byomkesh Bakshy!'

Feb 27 2015 5:04PMActor 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!". ...Read more

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Filmmakers, audience must decide content: Dibakar

Filmmakers, audience must decide content: Dibakar

Feb 25 2015 6:55PMDibakar Banerjee says that decisions regarding a movie's content should be left to the filmmakers and the audience, and that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should only be entrusted with certifying movies appropriately. ...Read more

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Byomkesh Bakshy's 'Calcutta Kiss' faces objection

Byomkesh Bakshy's 'Calcutta Kiss' faces objection

Feb 19 2015 3:11PMDibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh! recently launched the song 'Calcutta Kiss' in the most innovative way. 50 dancers got together at the Howrah Bridge on 3rd February to wish the bridge a happy birthday and performed on the song Calcutta Kiss. ...Read more

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'Detective Byomkesh' celebrates Howrah Bridge's b-day

'Detective Byomkesh' celebrates Howrah Bridge's b-day

Feb 4 2015 12:01PMKolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge, which was commissioned 72 years ago Feb 3, witnessed a unique tribute on its birthday Tuesday with a flash mob act by 50 dancers on a "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" (DBB) soundtrack. ...Read more

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After Hitler, Netaji in 'Byomkesh Bakshy!'?

After Hitler, Netaji in 'Byomkesh Bakshy!'?

Jan 28 2015 4:45PMWhile a lot of conversation has been going around on the declassification of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's files, director Dibakar Banerjee voiced his opinion on the mystery. ...Read more

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It's sad: Dibakar on Pak 'Baby' ban

It's sad: Dibakar on Pak 'Baby' ban

Jan 27 2015 3:44PMIn the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby", filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad". Banerjee also said both neighbours will end up paying a "heavy price" if these incidents continue. ...Read more

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Didn't watch any detective series: Sushant

Didn't watch any detective series: Sushant

Jan 23 2015 6:00PMActor Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays the title role in upcoming film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", says he didn't watch any detective series to prepare himself for the character. ...Read more

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I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

Jan 23 2015 5:00PMActor 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. ...Read more

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'Byomkesh Bakshy!'  trailer launched

'Byomkesh Bakshy!' trailer launched

Jan 23 2015 4:12PMThe trailer of the most awaited detective film, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! was launched yesterday. Director Dibakar Banerjee along with Sushant Singh Rajput recreated Kolkata of the 1943 for the trailer launch of the film. ...Read more

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'Byomkesh Bakshy!' team recreates Kolkata streets

'Byomkesh Bakshy!' team recreates Kolkata streets

Jan 17 2015 3:01PMFor a particular chase scene, Dibakar Banerjee wanted to shoot on a live location in Kolkata to get an edgy, gritty feel to his neo-noir adaptation of Byomkesh Bakshy. The location that he chose was next to impossible to shoot in - In the heart of Central Business District in Kolkata, also known as BBD Bagh or Dalhousie Square. ...Read more

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Holmes and Bakshy are building bridges

Holmes and Bakshy are building bridges

Jan 9 2015 4:37PMAccording to reports, there has been a little conflict between the international detective Sherlock and the Indian pride Byomkesh Bakshy. The recent poster launch of the Dibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! brings out some of the similarities. ...Read more

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Japanese planes on 'Byomkesh Bakshy!' poster

Japanese planes on 'Byomkesh Bakshy!' poster

Dec 29 2014 3:11PMDibakar Banerjee's next Detective Byomkesh Bakshy will be bringing back all the aspects of 1943 as the film is set in that era. The film is set in the back drop of World War 2 and it captures the Calcutta of that time. ...Read more

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Dibakar Banerjee on gomolo.com

Profession: Director, Lyrics, Screenplay

Movies: Bombay Talkies (2013), Shanghai (2012), Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)

Dibakar Banerjee was born and brought up in Delhi. He is a bong.He studied for two years at the National Institute of Design. Later he joined Contract Advertising where he was reporting to Pradeep Sarkar. Jaideep Sahni was one of his colleagues. At a very young age he decided to become a director. For many years he was making advertising films. His first film was Khosla ...More about Dibakar Banerjee ...