SVF and director Arindam Sil’s, Puja release, Byomkesh Gowtro cast has been finalised and the shoot is all set to begin from 6th June onwards.
Abir Chatterjee is back donning the hat of Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi after a two year hiatus and so is Sohini Sarkar who returns as the quintessential Satyabati, the better half of the sleuth.
However, Arindam Sil’s Byomkesh Gowtro greets us with a bagful of surprises. Byomkesh’s constant companion in resolving any crime has always been Ajit and this time the character of the famous writer and partner to Satyanweshi will be enacted by none other than actor Rahul Banerjee. This is the first time Rahul would be seen onscreen as Ajit.
Byomkesh Gowtro which is inspired from Sharadindu Bandopadhyay’s story ‘Rakter Daag’ has Satyakam as an integral character in the film and would be played by the talented Arjun Chakraborty. Arjun will be seen in a challenging role as a wealthy Casanova for the first time.
The surprise in the casting does not end here. The icing on the cake comes with the presence of thespian director – actor Anjan Dutt who had previously directed films on the Satyanweshi. Anjan Dutt for the first time joins hands with director Arindam Sil to play the character of Ushapoti Das, Satyakam’s father, in the film.
The other members of the cast include :
Baishakhi Marjit as Suchitra Das, Satyakam’s mother
Harsh Chayya as Pandey ji
Priyanka Sarkar as Emily
Saurasheni Maitra as Chumki
Suprabhat Das as Shitangshu
Indrashish Ray as Young Ushapoti
Anindita Bose as Young Suchitra
Joydip Kundu as Dhananjoy
Arindam Sil as Ramanath
Introducing Bibriti Chatterjee as Mina
The music for the film will be accomplished by maestro Bickram Ghosh and the costumes for the film are fashioned by designer Abhishek Roy.
Byomkesh Gowtro starts with a young man of 25 years who comes to Byomkesh’s Kolkata home, introduces himself as the son of a business magnet from Landour, Mussourie and says he feels that his life is threatened. He wants Byomkesh to investigate at Mussourie. The advance that he gives is too magnamous to be ignored. Byomkesh reaches Landour to find Satyakam, the young man, murdered. Byomkesh has to solve the crime.
Director Arindam Sil, positive about the casting of the film goes on to say – “Byomkesh Gowtro has the most phenomenal cast that any Byomkesh film has ever witnessed. Abir Chatterjee will be seen in a never seen before avatar. This will be the most intriguing film in the entire Byomkesh series “
Byomkesh Gowtro , produced by SVF and directed by Arindam Sil is inspired from the story ‘Raktar Daag’ of the Byomkesh series by Sharadindu Bandopadhyay. It is scheduled to release around Puja 2018.