The makers of Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! have made a special documentary to celebrate the birthday of Howrah Bridge.Calcutta’s famous Howrah Bridge is a very important element in Dibakar Banerjee’s film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! In fact, it is seen on the poster image.
The trailer of Sushant Singh Rajput starrer has got a lot of appreciation and as suggested it does promise to except the unexpected. The makers have yet again stroked an unexpected idea. On the occasion of Howrah Bridge’s birthday today, 50 dancers did a flash mob at the Howrah Bridge on the film sound track Calcutta Kiss wishing happy birthday to the bridge, early in the morning. The dancers shook a leg on the song Calcutta Kiss from the film.
The bridge was constructed on 3rd Feb 1943 and was never inaugurated due to security issues as the Japanese was on an aerial attack. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is set in the same time zone as the birth of Howrah Bridge and the team was keen to honor the bridge in their way.
The bridge which was also seen in the poster image, is a very important element in the film. And Byomkesh Bakshy being the most iconic character of Calcutta, he wished the bridge a very happy birthday. The film is set in the same time zone as the birth of the bridge.
Today is the 72nd birthday of the bridge that was constructed on 3rd Feb 1943, during the Second World War. It was never inaugurated due to security reasons.