Yash Raj Films

Life’s A Bitch: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi ka Review

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Not really what I expected but still a fairly decent watch. The full review is up at the The Dawn.

RB’s Snap-o-meter: Two-and-a-half snaps up!

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha: Yeh Fevicol ka Jood Hai Kya?

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Us 90s kids remember, all to well, the catchy one-liners that brands in India came up with before the world became a smaller place with internet, cable television, and mobile phones ::insert nostalgia here::, so imagine my surprise when I heard that a Yashraj film was actually called dum laga ke haisha!

Remember Fevicol? Who am I kidding, of course, you do.

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Expect the Unexpected: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi!

Bakshi. Byomkesh Bakshi.

Ever wondered what a desi Bond would be like? Well, for the Indians he’d be Byomkesh Bakshi. For the Pakistanis, it would have to be Ali Imran. Between Bakshi and Imran, though, we can be certain that we are desperately in need of a good desi detective, one that can confidently compete with the likes of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.

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