Abhishek Bachchan as Bob Biswas: Twitterati Upset for Not Casting Saswata Chatterjee in Kahaani Spin-Off
Abhishek Bachchan, Saswata Chatterjee (Photo Credits: Twitter)

On November 26 Shah Rukh Khan left all his fans with the announcement on the upcoming project, Bob Biswas. While many were waiting to see him in a film, Bob Biswas will not feature him as the lead actor but Abhishek Bachchan. SRK would be co-producing the project through Red Chillies Entertainment with director Sujoy Ghosh’s Bound Script Production. While many were happy to know that a film is being made on the cold-blooded contract killer, few were upset over not casting Saswata Chatterjee, the Bengali actor who originally played Bob Biswas in Kahaani. Shah Rukh Khan Turns Producer for Abhishek Bachchan Starrer Bob Biswas, Deets Inside.

Abhishek Bachchan announced the big news via Twitter by posting, “Excited to announce my next film!! Bob Biswas. Can’t wait to get started. Working with many favourites. @iamsrk @gaurikhan @sujoy_g @_GauravVerma #DiyaAnnapurnaGhosh”. Bob Biswas is expected to be a prequel to the 2012 film Kahaani in which Vidya Balan was seen in the lead. Saswata Chatterjee who essayed the role of Bob Biswas is widely known for his one liner, “Nomoshkar…ek minute”. He was shown as an ordinary man, an LIC agent who is a contract killer. His complex character was lauded by the audience. Now, take a look at the tweets posted by movie buffs.

Upset With The Casting Choice

Fans Want Saswata Chatterjee

All Support For The Bengali Actor

Is Nepotism The Reason Behind Such Casting?


Fans Are Upset

Mixed Emotions

Who Else Thinks Likewise?

Bob Biswas will be directed by Diya Annapurna Ghosh. The film would be going on floors in early 2020 and it would also hit the screens in the same year. Stay tuned for more updates from the world of entertainment.