Anjan Dutt, who started the first Byomkesh Bakshi franchise back in 2008-09 worked as a creative head for Sayantan Ghoshal's latest film Satyanweshi Byomkesh. The new series kickstarted with Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's much intricate story Magna Mainak. Anjan Dutt is happy that what he had started has been taken forward by the others and it has turned Byomkesh a successful film franchise. "I have lived with Byomkesh for a long time, and I've read the literary work very closely; I have to point out that Byomkesh has many sides, he has many selves,” said Dutt. He played the character of Ravi verma in the movie.