Rarely do we find filmmakers so passionate about letting their films speak for themselves. burnt banerjee He is the modern-age filmmaker all moviegoers crave, and the key to his success is his consistency. Shedding light on real-life issues, discreetly intertwined with brilliant storytelling, superlative performances and flecks of entertainment that beautifully elaborate these elements into a film worth watching and remembering.
Over the years, he’s given us some of the most shocking stories in movies like Detective Byomkesh Bakshi with Sushant Singh Rajput owning each painting. His pioneering direction in stories of lust introduced Manisha Koirala, so sensitively telling the story of a woman who takes charge of her wants and needs. Who can forget the exciting story of Love, Sex and Dhoka that Dibakar did with a lesser-known cast and proved that content is king. Recently, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar which featured Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor garnered critical acclaim for its direction which, when it comes to Dibakar, is always spot on. A black comedy-drama that will always leave you wondering what’s next when a cop and a corporate employee are on the run for their lives from the thugs who are out to get them. Each story is as unique as Dibakar’s vision for filming it.
What makes Dibakar Banerjee incredibly versatile is probably the way he has explored genres to date. From comedy movies to movies with a social message, be it a political thriller or a murder mystery, she has tried every storytelling technique and has always sought the best experience he can bring to moviegoers. On his birthday, here’s a list of all the movies he needs to add to his ace filmmaker’s watch list to experience various uncharted worlds.