Anjan Dutt was the one who first imagined, actor Abir Chatterjee as detective Byomkesh Bakshi. The filmmaker, who will be seen playing a key role in Arindam Sil’s ‘Byomkesh Gowtro’. The director-turned-actor reveals the story behind the cast of the film.
He fondly remembers how Abir was cast as the famous character Byomkesh in his film. “I did a look test and confirmed him as soon as I saw the first picture. He was perfect for the character. Bit introvert but not a shoulder-to-cry-on. A perfect face for the perfect Bengali detective”.
According to Arindam Sil, the character and Abir is sharper and wittier than ever. The movie has been directed by Arindam Sil and stars Abir Chatterjee, Sohini Sarkar, Sauraseni Maitra and Arjun Chakrabarty and Rahul in pivotal roles.
The movie will release this Puja.