- The character of Eken, developed by Sujan Dasgupta, has been loved by the critics and the audience
- Similar to the previous seasons, Eken Babu: Season 6 will also have a different premise and will be set against the backdrop of Kolkata
- Fans can watch Eken Babu: S6 on Hoichoi from December 23, 2022
Five seasons of the Bengali-language web series Eken Babu were appreciated by the critics and the audience. After garnering positive responses, the show’s makers have planned the release of the sixth season of the show.
Eken Babu: Cast and Crew
Written by Sujan Dasgupta, the crime drama, Eken Babu, is based on a detective story of the same name. Produced by Eyewash productions, the show is directed by Joydeep Mukherjee, Surajit Chatterjee, Anupam Hari, Anirban Mallik, and Abhijit Chowdhury. The screenplay has been done by Padmanabha Dasgupta, and the theme music is composed by Mayukh Mainak.
The show stars Anirban Chakrabarti, Sandipta Sen, Rajatava Dutta, Suhotra Mukhopadhyay, Somak Ghosh, among others, in pivotal roles.
Eken Babu S6: OTT Release Date
So far, in the previous five seasons, a total of 33 episodes have been released of the show. Eken Babu has been created for Hoichoi.
Fans can watch Eken Babu: Season 6 on Hoichoi from December 23, 2022.
Eken Babu S6: Trailer and Story
The story of Eken babu is based on the character created by Sujan Dasgupta, and the first-ever story based on this crime detective was released in 1991. By appearance, he is a simple-looking Bengali man who has studied criminology and has an immense interest in solving crime. Eccentric and jovial by nature, Ekendra Sen, who goes by the name Eken babu, is a government employee by profession and has his own ways of investigating. Unlike the typical traits, this man with a bald head and a sweet smile can be deceptive while seeking information.
Each season of Eken Babu has a different story. While the first season was based on Manhattane Moonstone, the third was based on Dhaka Rahasyo Unmochito set against the backdrop of Bangladesh. The previous season, with six episodes, was based on Santiniketane Osanti. Makers have revealed that the sixth season will be set in Kolkata and will have a unique story with twists and surprises.
The Eken: Movie
Besides the show, the cast of Eken Babu (web series) were also a part of the film titled ‘The Eken’, which was released in April 2022. Shot against the backdrop of Darjeeling, the film was developed based on the story showcased in season one of the show. Makers also announced the second instalment of this film, the production for which is expected to begin in December 2022 and is said to be set in Rajasthan. Titled ‘The Eken: Ruddhoshwash Rajasthan’, the film will be Joydeep Mukherjee and will include the same cast.