Feluda Series: Kailashe Kelenkari (2007)
Also Known As: Kailase Kelenkari, Kailashey Kelenkari, A Killer In Kailash, Koilash-e Kelenkari
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Satyajit Ray visited the famous Ellora Caves near Aurangabad around 1940-41. Ray was so fascinated with the beauty of the Kailash Temple and the caves that he was inspired by it when he penned his crime thriller - "Kailashe Kelenkari".
The story revolves around the blatant smuggling and illegal trading in ancient sculptures across the country. Detective Feluda steps in to solve the crime and nab the culprits. His nephew Topshe, and Lalmohanbabu, the writer of detective novels who goes by the name of Jatayu, assist him in his work.
The story revolves around the theft of the head of Yakshi from the Bhuvaneshwar temple. The novel depicts how Feluda uses Topshe and Jatayu as baits in the fifteenth cave and manages to catch the mail villain of the piece - Mr Rakshit, alias Chattaraj in a series of scenes filled with action and high dramatics.
Cast: Sabyasachi Chakravarthy, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dipankar Dey, Biplab Chatterjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Tom Alter, Sudip Mukherjee, Ardhendu Banerjee, Nilja Bhandari, Tota Roy Chowdhury