Rajit Kapur

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People still remember me as Byomkesh, says Rajit Kapur

Back in 1993, Basu Chatterjee’s television series Byomkesh Bakshi, based on the life of a fictional detective, received wide critical acclaim. Talking about the re-running of the show on Doordarshan during the 21-day lockdown, Rajit Kapur, who played the titular character, says, “It has been airing every three years. Maybe, more audience, especially the next generation, will watch it now. People who’ve watched it 20 years ago are showing it to their children. It’s pure, clean and wholesome entertainment. What appeals to people is that it’s simple to understand and sometimes, simple is more effective”

Ask him about his early memories associated with the show and he nostalgically shares, “It was like shooting for a film.

Source: Hindustan Times

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