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".

Dibakar Banerjee buys entire library of Byomkesh stories

Dibakar Banerjee is ensuring that he is the first director to bring Byomkesh Bakshi to Hindi cinema audience by buying the rights to all the 30 stories by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay.

Directing `Byomkesh` a childhood dream come true: Dibakar

Dibakar Banerjee is looking forward to realise his childhood dream by recreating the war-torn Kolkata of 1940s on the big screen with his ambitious adaptation of Sharadindu Banerjee`s famous fictional character in `Detective Byomkesh Bakshi`.

Dibakar Banerjee to reboot ‘Byomkesh Bakshy’ for YRF

Dibakar Banerjee is all set to bring Bengali author Saradindu Banerjee`s most famous character of detective Byomkesh Bakshy on the big screen.

Standing ovation to `Bombay Talkies` at the Melbourne film fest

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne came to a spectacular close with 600 audience members giving a standing ovation to the closing night film – ‘Bombay Talkies’.

Need more freedom for filmmaking in India: Anurag Kashyap

India’s rising star director Anurag Kashyap has complained that filmmakers in in the country still do not enjoy the kind of freedom of space and expression that would allow them to make meaningful films.

No sequel to `Shanghai` for long time, says director Dibakar

Dibakar Banerjee has rubbished rumours about making a sequel to his last year`s release "Shanghai".

Star-power drives BO wins but won`t make typical films:Dibakar

Though star power and box office success of a movie are interdependent, Dibakar Banerjee won`t make a typical film by just banking on big names and then manufacturing collection figures to draw the audience.

Dibakar Banerjee all for anthologies a la `Bombay Talkies`

Dibakar Banerjee wonders why a lot of filmmakers aren`t attempting anthologies like ‘Bombay Talkies’.

`Bombay Talkies` album high on emotions, celebrations

The movie, a compilation of four short films by Karan Johan, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee, is said to be an ode to the Indian Film Industry on its completion of 100 years and the music is in line with the theme.

`Bombay Talkies` tribute to cinema today: Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee describes himself as a loner who was never part of any club and thanks ‘Bombay Talkies’ for helping him enter an exclusive club.