WATCH: Calcutta's dark underbelly comes alive in Detective Byomkesh Bakshy teaser

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 22, 2014 12:41 IST

Have you ever imagined any Indian detective introducing himself as Bakshy, Byomkesh Bakshy? Director Dibakar Banerjee is presenting his version of famous Bengali detective Byomkesh Bakshy in exactly the same fashion. Yes, it's like James Bond but there is much more to the film's teaser than just this.

Watch: Detective Byomkesh Bakshy teaser

The film, which has Sushan Singh Rajput in the lead, is set in pre-independence period, and has a very English feel to it. The teaser plays an English commentary in the background while the visuals hint towards a mysterious murder which takes place in Calcutta, now Kolkata.

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Use of hard metal is very noticeable in the supplementary score and this immediately reminds the viewer of Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr as the central character.

The film is scheduled to hit the screens on February 13, 2015.

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