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Bob Biswas preview: Here’s all you need to know about the Abhishek Bachchan starring film

The film features Chitrangda Singh as the female lead

  • Shaheen Irani

  • OTTplay

Last Updated: 12.05 PM, Dec 01, 2021

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Bob Biswas - Abhishek Bachchan.

Bob Biswas, produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, brings Abhishek Bachchan in the character from Kahaani. The actor has replaced Saswata Chatterjee from the Vidya Balan starring film. Nonetheless, Bob Biswas happens to be among one of the most awaited projects in recent times. Before the movie releases on Zee5 on December 3, here’s all you need to know about the project:

When and where to watch Bob Biswas?

Bob Biswas releases on Zee5. It is a direct-to-OTT release. The movie will be available from December 3.

Who is the starcast of the film?

Abhishek Bachchan plays the lead role of Bob Biswas. The film sees Chitrangda Singh as the female lead.

Who is producing Bob Biswas?

Shah Rukh Khan has backed Bob Biswas under his banner, Red Chillies Entertainment. Apart from him, Sujoy Ghosh’s Bound Script Production is bankrolling the film.

Kahaani director’s daughter helms the film.

Renowned director Sujoy Ghosh had helmed the critically acclaimed Kahaani. His daughter Diya Annapurna Ghosh has directed Bob Biswas, a spin-off to the 2012 starrer.

Is Sujoy involved with the film?

Yes, Sujoy has also worked on Bob Biswas - a character the film Kahaani introduced. He is the writer and producer of the project.

What is Bob Biswas all about?

Bob Biswas revolves around the character Saswata Chatterjee played in Kahaani. The story is about a banker turning into a sadistic criminal. The Bob played by Abhishek is what happened to the character after he met with an accident in the midst of killing Vidya Bagchi (Vidya Balan) in Kahaani. Of course, the film also goes into flashbacks in order to show just how cruel Bob was in the past.

Filming completed within a year (of the pandemic).

The shooting for Bob Biswas commenced in January 2020 and it was already wrapped up by December 2020. Now, the film is slated to have a direct-to-OTT release.

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