Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tewari, Swastika Mukherjee
Direction: Dibakar Banerjee
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy despite the sluggish pace makes for an engrossing watch. Dibakar Banerjee manages to recreate an old world charm and a sense of nostalgic intrigue that we felt as children while watching the Byomkesh Bakshi series on DD.
It is interesting to see how the Indian Sherlock Holmes makes rookie mistakes as we follow him on his very first adventure. Byomkesh (played by Sushant Singh Rajput) is both intuitive and gullible at the same time. He is adept at spotting even a subtle discrepancy but also has the naiveté of a novice. It is quite obvious that our protagonist had completely surrendered himself to the director and his craft and while, comparisons with the sharp Rajit Kapur are inevitable, Sushant manages to hold his own.
Dibakar Banerjee’s attention to detail is discernible. What stays with you much after you have left the theatre is how meticulously eachRead More »from Yahoo Movies Review: Detective Byomkesh Bakshy