Ambarish Bhattacharya will play Ajit
Byomkesh O Durgo Rahasya went to the floor three days back. Dev announced the breaking news--the date of the film's release. He also confirmed who will play Ajit.
Ambarish Bhattacharya will play Ajit in Birsa Dasgupta’s Byomkesh O Durgo Rahasya, where Dev is playing Byomkesh and Rukmini Maitra is playing Satyabati. Dev shared a photo from the shooting floor. Byomkesh and Ajit were seen standing in the light and shade beside the window and Byomkesh was reading a book. Dev described the photo as, “On the auspicious occasion of Rabindra Jayanti, here’s a sneak peek of your beloved Ajit and Byomkesh. If everything goes according to plan, then we hope to see you in theatres on August 11, 2023.”
Dev announced in January that he would appear as the iconic detective. He has been much trolled after this announcement, even by people inside the industry. There have also been lots of speculations about Satyabati's casting. After pondering on various names, finally, Dev’s girlfriend Rukmini Maitra's name was confirmed.
Dev brought the first look poster of the film last month. The film will be jointly produced by Dev Entertainment Ventures and Shadow Films.
Bengali people have seen Uttam Kumar, Jisshu U Sengupta, Abir Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sujay Ghosh, and Anirban Bhattacharya as Byomkesh. Sushant Singh Rajput played the detective in Hindi. Dev is the new addition. T It remains to be seen what surprises Dev can offer.
Dev will also play Jatindranath Mukhopadhyay, aka Bagha Jatin – the patriot, in the film Bagha Jatin, directed by Arun Roy. The film will be released during Durga Puja.