This Article is From Apr 04, 2015

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is an Experience, Says Zoya Akhtar

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is an Experience, Says Zoya Akhtar

A still from Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!.

Mumbai: Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is in awe of Dibakar Banerjee's craft in his latest film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!. She recommends the "beautiful film" to all.

"It's one of the most beautiful films on Indian screens. I haven't seen a movie like this for a long time. Sushant Singh Rajput is great. The film is really interesting to watch. People should see it," Zoya said after watching the film at a special screening. (Movie Review: Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!)

"It's an experience. It's very beautiful. The cinematography is excellent. The production design is gorgeous. It is very stylistic. Dibakar is a craftsman," she added. (Your Verdict on Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!)

Based on Saradindu Bandyopadhyay's well-known and successful fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is a contemporary interpretation of Calcutta (now Kolkata) during the 1940s.

The film also features Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee.