Detective Byomkesh Bakshi trailers (updated)




thanks to Krrish..

thanks to Bliss…

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19 Responses to “Detective Byomkesh Bakshi trailers (updated)”

  1. WTF is that background music in a movie set in Kolkata 1943? Also it’s too gritty for me- I saw the bengali Byomkesh Bakshi starring Abir Chatterjee and that was a family film. I haven’t read the series so not sure if the books are kid friendly?

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  2. RajRoshan Says:

    Without comparison and nit pick this looks awesome…really awesome

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  3. Death metal feels like a fan made joke cut in as it is here. There’s a way to edit counter-intuitive music well. This is not that way.

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  4. LOL…trying toooo hard to be anachronistic..with Anurag Kashyap hangover..

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  5. Really depressing. I think the best Byomkesh Bakshi adaptation will then remain the Rait Kapoor/K.K.Raina tele serial.

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  6. It doesn’t fit the era or the tenor of the original stories but it looks fantastic

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  7. ha ha…..with the line “Bakshi…..Byomkesh Bakshi” – Bond must be feeling insecure now 🙂

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  8. Robert Downey Jr’s Sherlock Holmes hangover.

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  9. Ouch…..they just turned the entire legacy of the BB serial starring Rajat Kapoor and KK Raina upside down. Hope the trailer is better.

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  10. omrocky786 Says:

    LMAO !!
    @greatbong

    Byomkesh is now Bond. I hope he drinks his lassi shaken not stirred

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  11. I’m surprised no one’s picked up the key visual motif in the trailer — it’s a comic book/graphic novel adaptation, made explicit with the last shot of Bakshi overlooking a burning image of Calcutta. It’s as if Batman is looking at Gotham…

    I don’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing. Just don’t expect high art going in, and you’d be fine.

    The Bond reference is out of place though. This is a chance for Dibakar Banerjee to showcase his Hollywood/world cinema influences, as there’s not much to show otherwise. Apart from OLLO and to an extent KKG, I remain largely unimpressed with his work. Shanghai wasn’t a bad film per se, it was just so dour that Byomkesh Bakshi is a welcome change.

    If the film ends up being a pastiche, as I suspect, I wouldn’t mind it one bit. I think talented filmmakers need this latitude to express themselves and have some fun. From this particular trailer, it’s clear that Dibakar Banerjee knows his cinema. The tributes to film-noir and (gritty) comic book adaptations are all too clear. Given the kind of entertainment that Bollywood regulars dish out, this is a connoisseur’s dream. Seriously!

    A word about Sushant Singh Rajput: he seems to find himself landing plum roles with talented filmmakers, more often than not. What seems to be the mystery here?

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  12. Banerjee needs to do well with this movie. His Shanghai failed. Lot of Indians mostly in the age group of 30-40 would remember BB as the television serial and not ala graphic novel.

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  13. For satyam and co who didn’t like the poster, adi came up with this:

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  14. this is the best trailer so far.. obviously a very well-shot film. On the other hand I’m not persuaded by Sushant Singh’s Byomkesh so far.

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  15. tonymontana Says:

    I’m sure Dibakar knows what he’s doing

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