Byomkesh Bakshi

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Byomkesh Bakshi
First appearance Satyanweshi
Last appearance Bishupal Bodh
Created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
Portrayed by Uttam Kumar
Satindra Bhattacharya
Rajit Kapur
Subhrajit Dutta
Abir Chatterjee
Sujoy Ghosh
Sushant Singh Rajput
Soumitra Chatterjee
Dhritiman Chatterjee
Information
Nickname(s) Satyanweshi
Gender Male
Occupation Private investigator
Title Satyanweshi
Family Bakshi
Spouse(s) Satyabati
Children Khoka
Nationality Indian

Byomkesh Bakshi (or Byomkesh Baksi) (Bengali: ব্যোমকেশ বক্সী) is a fictional detective in Bengali literature created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. Bandyopadhyay was deeply influenced by Sherlock Holmes of Arthur Conan Doyle,[1][2]

Stories[edit]

Bandyopadhyay wrote 32 Byomkesh stories between 1932 and 1970, with one additional story remaining incomplete at the time of his death. The stories are as follows:[3][4]

  • Satyanveshi (1932) সত্যান্বেষী
  • Pother Kanta (1932) পথের কাঁটা
  • Seemanto-heera (1932) সীমন্ত-হীরা
  • Makorshar Rosh (1933) মাকড়সার রস
  • Arthamanartham (1933) অর্থমনর্থম্‌
  • Chorabali (1933) চোরাবালি
  • Agnibaan (1935) অগ্নিবাণ
  • Uposonghaar (1935) উপসংহার
  • Roktomukhi Neela (1936) রক্তমুখী নীলা
  • Byomkesh O Boroda (1936) ব্যোমকেশ ও বরদা
  • Chitrochor (1951) চিত্রচোর
  • Durgo-rahasyo (1952) দুর্গরহস্য
  • Chiriyakhana (1953) চিড়িয়াখানা
  • Adim Ripu (1955) আদিম রিপু
  • Banhi-patanga (1956) বহ্নি-পতঙ্গ
  • Rokter Daag (1956) রক্তের দাগ
  • Monimondon (1958) মণিমন্ডন
  • Amriter Mrityu (1959) অমৃতের মৃত্যু
  • Shailo Rahasya (1959) শৈলরহস্য
  • Achin Pakhi (1960) অচিন পাখি
  • Kohen Kobi Kalidas (1961) কহেন কবি কালিদাস
  • Adrishyo Trikon (1961) অদৃশ্য ত্রিকোণ
  • Khunji Khunji Nari (1961) খুঁজি খুঁজি নারি
  • Adwitiyo (1961) অদ্বিতীয়
  • Mognomoinak (1963) মগ্নমৈনাক
  • Dushtochokro (1963) দুষ্টচক্র
  • Henyalir Chhondo (1964) হেঁয়ালির ছন্দ
  • Room Nombor Dui (1964) রুম নম্বর দুই
  • Chholonar Chhondo (1965) ছলনার ছন্দ
  • Shojarur Kanta (1967) শজারুর কাঁটা
  • Benishonghar (1968) বেণীসংহার
  • Lohar Biskut (1969) লোহার বিস্কুট
  • Bishupal Bodh (incomplete) (1970) বিশুপাল বধ (অসমাপ্ত)

In other media[edit]

Film adaptations[edit]

Unofficial film[edit]

Radio adaptations[edit]

The Sunday Suspense series of 98.3 Radio Mirchi (Kolkata) featured many Byomkesh Bakshi.

Television adaptations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comparing Byomkesh Bakshi to Sherlock Holmes | Byomkesh.com – ব্যোমকেশ.কম". Byomkesh.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ Sherlock Holmes of India: Byomkesh Bakshi, Jayeet Sen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 2004
  3. ^ Bandyopādhyāẏa, Śaradindu (1995). Byomakeśa samagra. Ananda Publishers Pvt. Limited. p. Contents. ISBN 978-81-7215-355-7. 
  4. ^ "Stories". Byomkesh.com - ব্যোমকেশ.কম. 
  5. ^ Bhattacharya Supriya (1 September 2009). Impressions 8, 2/E. Pearson Education India. pp. 1–. ISBN 978-81-317-2777-5. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Andrew Robinson (1989). Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eye. University of California Press. pp. 231–. ISBN 978-0-520-06946-6. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Sajaraur Kanta". Complete index to world film. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c Chatterjee, Shoma (24 May 2014). "Mystery Trail". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "Abar Byomkesh". Telegraph, Calcutta. 31 March 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Sujoy Ghosh to not act in any film after Rituparno's 'Satyanweshi'". IBNLIve. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Rituparno Ghosh's cinematographer, not Sujoy Ghosh to complete Satyanweshi". Hindustan Times. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Satyanweshi poster: Sujoy Ghosh looks like a real detective!". Bollywood Life. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "Sushant Singh Rajput to play Detective Byomkesh Bakshi". June 28, 2013. NDTV. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Sushant Singh Rajput in Yash Raj Film's Detective Byomkesh Bakshi". June 27, 2013. Indian Express. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 
  15. ^ Ankita R Kanabar (April 24, 2014). "The date shuffle". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  16. ^ "Another Byomkesh Bakshi mystery - The Indian Express". The Indian Express. 
  17. ^ "Konkona Sen Sharma-Indraneil Sengupta to star in new Byomkesh Bakshi film - The Indian Express". The Indian Express. 
  18. ^ "Doorbeen movie review". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  19. ^ shahabkalim-1. "Byomkesh Bakshi (TV Series 1993– )". IMDb.