Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) Poster

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Sex & Nudity

  • A couple of kissing scenes. A woman strips off her saree revealing a swimsuit underneath and dives into the river.
  • A women lies in bubblebath talking with lead actor. Back briefly visible but no nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Intense fight sequences involving bladed weapons. There is focus on gore and injury detail.
  • A man stabs himself in the eye, causing blood to spurt out. Very Graphic.
  • extreme graphic violence present throughout, including a stab to the eye, 2 stabs to the neck, and A LOT more stabbing.
  • A gang fight is shown as shadows, but one can see blood spurting in the shadows. Later a pile of dead bodies are shown in pools of blood.


  • There is one use of strong language during a song lyric played during the end credits, "Life's a f**king bitch, and then you die".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • There are continual discussions revolving drugs like opium, heroin and cocaine.
  • Byomkesh is a chain smoker. He is seen smoking in half the length of the movie. Several others are also shown smoking frequently.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There is an intense atmosphere of suspense throughout the film. A rotten dead body is shown, with its hand sticking right across the camera. The gang war scenes are graphically violent.


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Violence & Gore

  • a violent gang war scene in the end. A man is attempting to blind another man with a dagger, but hesitates. The other man grabs his hand and stabs himself in the eye graphically. This is followed by several slashings and stabbings in a violent fashion.

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