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Byomkesh Bakshi web series first episode to premiere today on Hoichoi

Hoichoi, a digital Bengali entertainment content platform is coming up with a web series on Byomkesh Bakshi who’s first episode shall premiere on Saturday.

tv Updated: Oct 14, 2017 14:04 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Byomkesh Bakshi is one of the most celebrated Bengali fictional detective characters created by Saradindu Bandopadhyay.(Hoichoi)

Hoichoi, the world’s largest digital Bengali entertainment content platform is coming up with a web series on Byomkesh Bakshi. The first episode premieres on Saturday, October 14, which will be the first Byomkesh series to be available on an OTT platform worldwide.

Anirban Bhattacharya, recently seen in the critically-acclaimed film Dhananjoy, portrays the lead role of Byomkesh. (Hoichoi)

Byomkesh Bakshi is one of the most celebrated Bengali fictional detective characters created by Saradindu Bandopadhyay. Set in the 1930s, the series is based on the adventures of Byomkesh and his friend and biographer Ajit, who usually accompanies Bakshi during his investigations. Anirban Bhattacharya, recently seen in the critically-acclaimed film Dhananjoy, portrays the lead role of Byomkesh, with Subrat Dutta in the role of Byomkesh’s trusted friend-turned-aide, Ajit.

Subrat Dutta in the role of Byomkesh’s trusted friend-turned-aide, Ajit. (Hoichoi)

Ridhima Ghosh plays Satyabati, Byomkesh’s wife. Byomkesh has been produced by SVF, East India’s largest entertainment company, and has been directed by Sayantan Ghoshal.

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First Published: Oct 14, 2017 13:08 IST