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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015)

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $338,637Details
International Box Office $63,002Details
Worldwide Box Office $401,639
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In a contemporary interpretation of war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, the film follows the first adventure of Byomkesh, fresh out of college, as he pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world. It's his wits against the most villainous arch criminal the world has seen, in a world of murder, international political intrigue and seduction.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
80% - Fresh
75% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 3rd, 2015 (Limited) by Yash Raj Films
International Releases: April 3rd, 2015 (Wide), released as Detective Byomkesh Bakshi (Australia)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 150 minutes
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Keywords: India, Bollywood, 1940s, Mad Scientist, Indians
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Yash Raj Films, Dibakar Banerjee Productions
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,103 $338,637 Apr 3, 2015 3


   Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
Manoshi Nath    Ruby
Anand Tiwari    Ajit Banerjee
Swastika Mukherjee    Anguri Devi
Divya Menon    Satyawati
Neeraj Kabi    Dr. Anukul Guha
Meiyang Chang    Kanai Dao
Mark Bennington    Dcdd Wilkie
Shivam    Sukumar
Anindya Banerjee    Prafulla Rai

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Dibakar Banerjee
Screenwriter    Urmi Juvekar
Screenwriter    Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
Story Creator    Dibakar Banerjee
Story Creator    Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
Producer    Aditya Chopra
Producer    Dibakar Banerjee
Editor    Manas Mittal
Editor    Namrata Rao
Director of Photography    Nikos Andritsakis

Per Theater Chart: Furious Laps the Competition

April 7th, 2015

Furious 7 poster

The overall box office leader, Furious 7, was also the leader on the per theater chart earning an average of $36,763. That's the third best average for a 2015 release, with While We're Young still earning top spot on that chart. Speaking of While We're Young, it was the only other film in the $10,000 club earning an average of $14,226 in 34 theaters. Sometime this weekend, it will have reached its first major milestone. More...

Limited Releases: Any Gold to be Found?

April 3rd, 2015

Cheatin' poster

It is a busy week, but not a good week for limited releases. The two biggest releases, Effie Gray and Woman in Gold, are both earning weak reviews. The film on this list I'm most interested in seeing is Cheatin'. I own a number of Bill Plympton movies / shorts and this one looks like it is worth adding to my collection. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/03 18 $338,637   82 $4,130   $338,637 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 4/3/2015 $31,826 14 14 24 $63,002 4/21/2015
International Total$63,002 4/21/2015

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