Not Rated | | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Byomkesh, fresh out of college, agrees to investigate the disappearance of Bhuvan, a chemist. Assisted by Bhuvan's son Ajit, Byomkesh links the case to a larger conspiracy that will unsettle Calcutta.
The writer of Byomkesh Bakshi novels was inspired by Sherlock Holmes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Bakshi has a friend like Holmes has Dr. Watson. Style of storytelling also matches.
The Invitation Cards of Leela Basu & Atanu Chandra Sen and Byomkesh Bakshy & Satyawanti Devi Ghosh has most of the things similar, for example, brother and sister names (Manu, Govind, Ila, Babu, Lata). However the year mentioned (1350) is from the Bengali solar calendar, which coincides with Gregorian 1942.
Hindi, English, Mandarin, Japanese
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