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Wednesday, April 1, 2015


(Detail from the poster)

Get a Bollywood fix on this April  with the much anticipated, blockbuster crime thriller, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!  This action-packed film will be releasing at a number of Ster-Kinekor cinemas on, April 3, including Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Durban.

In a contemporary interpretation of war-torn Calcutta during the 1940s, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! follows the first adventure of Byomkesh (Sushant Singh Rajput), fresh out of college, as he pits himself against an evil genius who wants to destroy the world. It's his wits against the most villainous criminal the world has seen, in a world of murder, international political intrigue and seduction.

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is based on the early exploits of India’s first true-blue detective, created by Bengali bestseller writer Saradindu Bandyopadhyay.

The film stars Sushant Singh Rajput as the young Bengali private detective Detective Byomkesh Bakshy. Also featured are Anand Tiwari, Swastika Mukherjee, Divya Menon,, Neeraj Kabi and Meiyang Chang.

The film is directed by Dibakar Banerjee and produced by Banerjee and Aditya Chopra with music composed by Sneha Khanwalkar.