Who is Byomkesh?
Byomkesh Bakshi- created by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay, is considered as one of the best fictional Bengali detectives. Byomkesh Bakshi has been adapted 18 times on screen (13 times in the movies, 5 times for TV). So far, 7 actors have donned this character in Bengali. Between 2015-16, there were 6 Byomkesh movies (including Dibakar Banerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy) and 1 TV series . Sushant Singh Rajput also played the role of Byomkesh Bakshi.
Byomkesh is an upcoming Bengali web series produced by Shree Venkatesh Films (SVF) for Hoichoi, their soon-to-be-launched OTT app. The online detective thriller promises to entertain audiences like never before. The series is an adaptation of stories featuring Byomkesh Bakshi.
SVF-(Shree Venkatesh Films)
SVF is Eastern India’s largest entertainment company, having business interests in Film Production, Television content Production, Film Distribution, Digital Cinema, Music, New Media and Cinemas. SVF has successfully produced over 110 films including national award winning ‘Chokher Bali’, ‘Raincoat’, ‘Memories in March’, ‘ApurPanchali’, ‘ChotoderChobi’, and ‘ChanderPahar’. SVF’s next big venture is Hoichoi (currently in its Beta phase) – a one-stop online destination for Bengali entertainment with over 500 Movies, exclusive Original Web Series and over 800 Songs.
Who is the lead actor playing the role of Byomkesh this time around?
Anirban Bhattacharya, recently seen in the critically-acclaimed film Dhananjoy, will be portraying the lead role of Byomkesh, while Subrat Dutta would be playing the role of Byomkesh’s trusted friend-turned-aide – Ajit, Ridhima Ghosh would be seen as Satyabati, Byomkesh’s wife.
What the event provided to the fans?
The event gave the fans an awesome chance to get up close and personal with the stars and ask questions to Byomkesh. Also it gave them insights to the various locations where this new Byomkesh TV series will be shot and about the app where it will be telecasted.All in all it would be awesome indeed. All the fans are really waiting to check out more about the new series. This would be superb.