Ever since the film Bob Biswas has been announced, the anticipation has surely shot up high. A spin-off of the popular antagonist from Sujoy Ghosh's Kahaani starring Vidya Balan, the project will see Abhishek Bachchan slipping into the titular role which was formerly played by the renowned Bengali actor Saswata Chatterjee. Now, as fans were awaiting further updates on this thriller, we have found an interesting development regarding Bob Biswas.
As per reports of an entertainment portal, the makers have reportedly roped in Chitrangada Singh opposite the ruthless assassin played by Abhishek. The actress, who has proven her mettle with acclaimed films, the director, Diya Annapurna Ghosh, who is Sujoy's daughter, found her apt for the role in this dark thriller. The makers are yet to officially announce her character.
Nomoshkar! Thrilled to announce our upcoming film, #BobBiswas in association with Bound Script Production; starring @juniorbachchan and directed by Diya Annapurna Ghosh. @gaurikhan @iamsrk @sujoy_g @_GauravVerma pic.twitter.com/CoQLlfE55X
— Red Chillies Entertainment (@RedChilliesEnt) November 25, 2019
Bob Biswas will be produced by Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Sujoy Ghosh and Gaurav Verma, the film is a Bound Script production presented by Red Chillies Entertainment. It is slated to go on floors in early 2020 and will release in the same year. Bob Biswas marks Diya's directorial debut and the buzz whether Vidya will be returning to the franchise has kept fans on their toes.
Speaking of Chitrangada, she was last seen in Bazaar with Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte and Rohan Mehra. Abhishek starred in Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyaan and is currently shooting for The Big Bull, directed by Kookie Gulati and produced by Ajay Devgn. Sujoy's last film outing was Badla starring Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan.