New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput is gearing up for the release of "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" and as part of its promotions he launched a clothing line inspired by the slueth film on the day two of the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW).
The 29-year-old actor gave a sneak peek into the apparel line inspired by Dibakar Banerjee-directed film, which is set against the backdrop of Kolkata during World War-II in 1943.
The line titled NOIR 43 will be exclusively available at the Amazon's online retail.
Various elements from the film have influenced this line of contemporary clothing. To highlight the collection, Dibakar for the first time in has created a fashion range that was released here.
The menswear line is inspired from military uniforms and the imagery of Kolkata during that era. The collection is dominated by blacks and dark earthy hues, giving a vintage "lived-in" look.
It gives the dhoti a new interpretation of slouchy draped knit pants while the digitally printed shirts and T-shirts reflect the mood portrayed in the film, which is releasing on April 3.
The womenswear line reflects the glamour of the '40s and has a chic and sophisticated take on midi-length skirts, palazzos and Peter Pan-collared blouses.