From Detective Byomkesh Bakshy to Manikarnika, Best of Jisshu Sengupta before you watch Shakuntala Devi on Amazon Prime Video

13 . Jul . 2020
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Excited to watch the upcoming biopic of mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi? As we eagerly wait for its global premiere on Amazon Prime Video, here are some of the films starring the versatile Indian actor Jisshu Sengupta till date. The Bengali superstar will be seen essaying the role of Paritosh Banerji, Shakuntala Devi’s ex-husband in the highly-anticipated biographical drama.

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019):

Jisshu Sengupta does his best as Rani Lakshmibai’s husband Maharaja Gangadhar Rao in Manikarnika.

It is a story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule. Watch Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi on Amazon Prime Video.

Mardaani 2 (2019):

Jisshu Sengupta has an integral presence as Dr. Bikram Roy playing top-cop Shivani’s supportive husband.

Sequel to the 2014 original, Mardaani 2 is about female police superintendent Shivani Shivaji Roy who locks horns with a 21-year old boy Sunny known to have a penchant for sexually assaulting and killing girls. Watch Mardaani 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015):

Jisshu Sengupta portrays the character of Bakshi in this Bengali detective thriller.

The story is based on investigating the disappearance of a chemist and a detective uncovering a larger conspiracy to unsettled Calcutta.

Piku (2015):

Piku is a quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy. Jisshu Sengupta stars opposite Deepika in the film.

Barfi! (2012):

Jisshu made his Bollywood debut with this movie starring opposite Ileana D’Cruz. His extra-ordinary performance in this cameo helped him bag major Bollywood films.

Barfi is about three young people who learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society’s definition of normal and abnormal.

Don’t forget to watch the eagerly awaited Biopic Shakuntala Devi, across 200 countries and territories exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Featuring Jishhu Sengupta and Vidya Balan in the lead, Shakuntala Devi a biographical drama on the life of Shakuntala Devi, a writer and mathematician who was popularly known as the human computer.