Review: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi Is Back With A Bang In Satyanweshi Byomkesh
All of us are familiar with Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi, the sharp-talking, intelligent sleuth written by author Saradindu Bandyopadhyay, who pulls no punches in pursuit of the truth when solving mysteries he has sought out. In Satyanweshi Byomkesh, the latest Byomkesh Bakshi film directed by Sayantan Ghosal and creatively produced by Anjan Dutt, Parambrata Chattopadhyay (also seen in ZEE5 Original film Sharate Aaj) steps into this iconic character. The film is based on Magno Mainak, one of Saradindu’s classic Byomkesh novels.
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Although much of the film’s plot is similar to the novel, it has been adapted to include thrilling new elements of surprise. Here, Byomkesh investigates the death of a beautiful young woman called Heena Mallick, at the request of Mr Santosh Samaddar, a local politician who had been a great friend of Heena’s parents. In fact, he had been the one to provide her with a home after their death. However, Heena’s death managed to raise several questions and suspicions of foul play, and hence we have the brilliant detective back on the scene to crack the case.
Satyanweshi Byomkesh makes for a riveting watch, with all the elements like murder, intrigue, revenge and lust to keep you hooked to your seat throughout! Parambrata truly shines as Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, with his strong, extremely convincing performance. The role of Ajit, his friend and assistant, is played by Rudranil Ghosh who also does a fantastic job.
For all you Byomkesh fans everywhere, Satyanweshi Byomkesh does not disappoint and delivers excellently in every aspect– the acting, cinematography, art design and overall direction are all top-notch. Even the music, as directed by Neel Dutt, is diverse, melodic and beautiful. The storyline too has been strategically developed and created, and every moment proves to be an exciting one. This film is a must-watch for everyone, especially to find out if and how the expert detective solves the colourful case and uncovers the truth — his eternal quest.
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