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Bob Biswas Trends As Twitterati Unconvinced With Abhishek Bachchan’s Casting Question ‘Why Not Saswata Chatterjee'

Shah Rukh Khan Recently Announced A Spin-off Of Vidya Balna’s Superhit Thriller Kahani. The Announcement Attracted Mixed Response From Cinephiles

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 25 Nov 2019, 08:06:06 PM
Bob Biswas Trends On Twitter As Netizens Question ‘Why Not Saswata Chatterjee'

New Delhi:

Shah Rukh Khan recently announced a spin-off of Vidya Balna’s superhit thriller Kahani. The announcement attracted mixed response from cinephiles. while some rejoiced the reviving of a spin-chilling character into a full-fledged movie some questioned by Abhishek Bachchan is reprising the character and mot the actor who made is so popular i.e Saswata Chatterjee.

While fans were excited to see a film based on the kooky yet complex character, the casting choice left many on the internet dismayed.

Here’s some of the reactions.


Everyone who watched the Vidya Balan starrer Kahaani in 2012 is sure to remember Bob Biswas, the cold-blooded and deceptive LIC agent cum contract killer who killed people with his revolver after politely greeting them with a "Nomoshkar" (hello).

Besides being compared to cult villains like Gabbar Singh and Mogambo, Saswata's role of a harmless-looking, pot-bellied insurance agent who kills for money, has dedicated social media pages with thousands of followers.

Earlier reports suggested Diya Ghosh’s debut film will definitely star Saswata Chatterjee besides none other than Ritwick chatterjee and will be shot in and around Kolkata in 21 days. The film was supposed to park Ritwick Bollywood debut.

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First Published : 25 Nov 2019, 08:06:06 PM