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, today(January 24) the film finally went on floors in Kolkata.
Sharing the announcement on Instagram, the makers of this Diya Annapurna Ghosh directorial shared a sneak-peek into Abhishek's look from the film. "Lights. Camera. Nomoshkar! Shoot day one," the makers wrote. For the unversed, Bob Biswas is none other than the poker face assassin from Kahaani who brutally murdered people with sheer innocence and calm on his face. As the contract killer who instantly captured the imagination of people, Bob Biswas' trademark line 'Nomoshkar, Ek minute' is still fresh in the minds of the audience and manages to induce goosebumps. Abhishek, for the character, is said to have undergone a massive physical transformation.
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 release this year itself. Bob Biswas marks Diya's directorial debut.