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Only filmmakers, audience must decide films' content: Dibakar Banerjee
Only filmmakers, audience must decide films' content: Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee says that decisions regarding a movie's content should be left to the filmmakers and the audience, and that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should only be entrusted with certifying movies appropriately.

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' celebrates Howrah Bridge's birthday
'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' celebrates Howrah Bridge's birthday

Kolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge, which was commissioned 72 years ago Feb 3, witnessed a unique tribute on its birthday Tuesday with a flash mob act by 50 dancers on a ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!’ (DBB) soundtrack.

It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban
It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban

In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby", filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad".

Byomkesh Bakshy not the traditional Bollywood hero: Dibakar
Byomkesh Bakshy not the traditional Bollywood hero: Dibakar

In 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen donning dhotis and a moustached look, which director Dibakar Banerjee says was a risk that he took to break away from traditional Bollywood hero image.

Trailer out: Sushant Singh Rajput as ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’
Trailer out: Sushant Singh Rajput as ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’

Sushant Singh Rajput is the face of one of the most anticipated films of 2015 – Detective Byomkesh Bakshy . And the trailer of the film is out!

Have worked very hard on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy': Sushant
Have worked very hard on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy': Sushant

 Playing the titular role in Dibakar Banerjee's period sleuth film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' was challenging for actor Sushant Singh Rajput and he says he has worked very hard to get his act right in the movie.

Wanted to make 'Byomkesh' after my first film: Dibakar Banerjee
Wanted to make 'Byomkesh' after my first film: Dibakar Banerjee

 Dibakar Banerjee wrote the script of his upcoming sleuth drama 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' almost eight years ago as he wanted it to be his second film after 'Khosla Ka Ghosla'.

Now 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' to release April 3
Now 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' to release April 3

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer upcoming crime thriller ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’ will now hit the screens April 3, a week before its initial release date, Yash Raj Films (YRF) announced Wednesday.

Dibakar Banerjee keen on declassification of Netaji files

Keen to learn more about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bollywood filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee Monday batted for declassification of secret files related to the nationalist leader.

Watch: Motion poster of Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Byomkesh Bakshy’
Watch: Motion poster of Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Byomkesh Bakshy’

The first motion poster of Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Byomkesh Bakshy’ starring Sushant Singh Rajput is out.

Recreating 1943 Kolkata in 'Byomkesh' a challenge: Dibakar Banerjee
Recreating 1943 Kolkata in 'Byomkesh' a challenge: Dibakar Banerjee

 Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' is set in 1940s Kolkata and the National-award winning filmmaker says it was a task for him to recreate the era of the city in the movie.

Smoke, dirt needed to sell reality, says Dibakar Banerjee

 Dibakar Banerjee has used smoke machines, dust and dirt for his upcoming film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy", and the filmmaker believes that these elements are essential to make movies look real.

Feel fortunate to work with Dibakar Banerjee: Meiyang Chang
Feel fortunate to work with Dibakar Banerjee: Meiyang Chang

Meiyang Chang, who is returning to the big screen with a small role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', says he has stayed away from movies as he was getting similar roles.

Who knew 'Bombay Talkies' would be Sadashiv's swan song: Dibakar Banerjee
Who knew 'Bombay Talkies' would be Sadashiv's swan song: Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Bannerjee's short movie ‘Star’ in the episodic movie ‘Bombay Talkies’ was Sadashiv Amrapurkar's last appearance in Hindi cinema. The director says he is glad that he got to work with the late actor.

Byomkesh Bakshi an original Indian character: Dibaker Banerjee
Byomkesh Bakshi an original Indian character: Dibaker Banerjee

Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who is currently editing his film ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshi’, says his film has got nothing to do with famed fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as his film deals with "an original Indian character".

Kareena Kapoor has embarked on a new phase in her career

Kareena Kapoor has embarked on a new phase in her career.

Spy films spice up upcoming Bollywood line-up

The success of films like ‘Madras Cafe’ and ‘D-Day’ seem to have encouraged Bollywood`s intrigue with sleuths as the industry has a number of spy movies lined up.

Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for `Detective Byomkesh Bakshi`

After the release of ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, actor Sushant Singh Rajput will take some time off to prepare for his role in Dibakar Banerjee`s ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshi’.

Dibakar regrets missing Kolkata of 40s for Byomkesh film

Director Dibakar Banerjee says that he can no longer find the Kolkata of the 40s.

Hindi `Byomkesh` for youth, says Dibakar Banerjee

Asserting that his forthcoming film `Detective Byomkesh Bakshi` is targeted at the youth, critically acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee said he wants youngsters to accept the detective as a "big hero".