The Bengali Detective (2011)

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Chubby, dance-obsessed private-detective Rajesh Ji and his motley band of helpers tackle poisonings, adultery and the occasional murder on the frenzied streets of Kolkata.


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3 October 2011 | kosmasp
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| For real
I have to admit I wasn't sure if this was real or not. But the filmmakers made it clear after the screening (in Berlin), that this was indeed very real. Which makes it even crazier, reading about a "remake" that is in the works (not due until 2014 according to IMDb). You kinda wonder what they want to achieve with that? It can't be a real documentary they remake then, can it?

Back to this one, a movie that has it all. Comedy and tragedy. Life as it could be. And a real charming "detective" as the lead "character". He's surrounded by people who support him in every sense of that word. While the ending might not satisfy people (again in more than one sense), it does portray life, so it is unpredictable ... isn't it? (unless it is the remake of course)

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