Today, when you switch on the TV, you are having the choice of a plethora of serials to choose from various channels. The count is so high that you wont even understand which to pick. But there was a time when a handful of serials were aired in the Doordarshan channels and they were memorable.
Some of the sought after serials especially in Hindi were Fauji, Nukkad, Karamchand, Circus, Katha Sagar, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi and others. Among them came a popular detective serial called as ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’. It used to have the talented Rajat Kapur essaying the title role. Now, the same serial has been adapted into celluloid format.
Yes, Byomkesh Bakshi is now coming as a movie and the man behind that is director Dibakar Banerjee. He has roped in the young actor Sushant Singh Rajput to essay the title role. Byomkesh Bakshi is ideally a fictitious detective character created in Bengali literature by Sharadindu Bandopadhyay.
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