Detective Byomkesh Bakshy Reviews

November 3, 2017
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is good, but there's no real anchor in the film on which I can pin its success, and perhaps that is a marker that its success isn't all that successful.
June 6, 2017
Rajput immerses himself as Bakshy and comes out on top, but the film itself never manages to soar, despite threatening to do so many times.
June 21, 2016
Although Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! works hard on creating a convincing setting for Byomkesh to make his mark, the characters are mostly under-written and the central mystery lacks tension and a sense of imminent danger.
April 12, 2015
Adventure fails to permeate the listlessness of this overlong, self-indulgent would-be thriller.
April 10, 2015
Dibakar's reinvention of the Sharadindu Bandopadhyay detective is a ponderously crafted artifice rather than the handiwork of an off-the-cuff talent.