Rupankar to play a detective in his debut film

Rupankar Bagchi, the National Award winning singer is all set to debut as an actor. The singer, who calls himself a dedicated fan of Soumitra Chatterjee's Feluda and Uttam Kumar's Byomkesh Bakshi, is going to essay a detective in his first film 'Manikanchan.' Directed by Debalay Bhattacharya, the film is a psycho-thriller where Rupankar plays Jatin Samanta who aspires to be a sleuth like Feluda and Byomkesh. The singer-turned-actor says, he will try to follow the style of his favourite actor Nasiruddin Shah while acting in the film. However, he also confirms he is not quitting his singing career for the sake of acting.