- “I immediately said yes I would like to do it,” said Abhishek
- “The physicality was a challenge,” he said.
- “I turned 105 kilos to play Bob Biswas,” he added
bob biswasmild-mannered contract killers of 2012 Story, now he has his own movie and doesn’t have original actors Shashwat Chatterjee But a Bollywood marquee name – Abhishek Bachchan. Talking to NDTV, Abhishek revealed that he had not seen Story When producer Sujoy Ghosh offered him a film about a hitman suffering from memory loss and realized that he had got the role of Bob Biswas after getting the script. Abhishek also said that he watched the story during the lockdown and hopes Shashwat Chatterjee, whose role he calls “brilliant”, will approve of Abhishek’s version of the character. Also, fun fact – Sujoy Ghosh offered Abhishek Bachchan the role of Bob Biswas in the story (which he directed and produced) but the actor was committed to another film.
When asked if he has discussed with Sujoy Ghosh, why? Bob Biswas 2.0 He was offered, Abhishek Bachchan told NDTV, “Sujoy met me in early 2019 and said I have written a script that I want you to hear. It was the story of a contract killer who lost his memory. Diya and how her past catches up with her. I said sure it is a good idea, I asked her, will you make it? He said I will produce it and my daughter Diya will direct it. On an emotional note , I said immediately, yes I want to do it, I will listen to the script but I am doing it. Then when I got the script I knew it was bob biswas, I didn’t know who this character was because I didn’t see Story, At that time, he also told me that he talked to me about the original bob biswas But at that time the film was not the story and I was busy with Movie – Bol Bachchan, Once we completed 80% of the film we went into lockdown, that’s when I saw Story, Saswata ji is simply wonderful. After so many years, we are talking about his eight-minute part, which is a testament to his amazing talent. I hope he sees my Bob and enjoys my explanation.”
When the makers were reaching the end bob biswas, a national lockdown was announced and Abhishek Bacchan, who had gained extra kilos for the role of Bob Biswas, had to maintain his weight till the completion of the entire film. “The physique was a challenge. I had become 105 kg to play Bob Biswas and it was very difficult to maintain it during the lockdown. It is 15-20 kg more than what my body is used to carrying. It is very uncomfortable ,” said Abhishek.
Watch Abhishek Bachchan’s interview to NDTV here:
Bob Biswas, known for the catchphrase before every hit – “Nomoshkar, one minute– Directed by Diya A Ghosh, daughter of story-maker Sujoy Ghosh. Speaking about his experience working with the next generation of filmmakers, Abhishek Bachchan said, “The new generation of directors are very prepared and their craft But there is too many commands. , It’s fantastic to see the level of command, sophistication and sophistication in storytelling. The new generation is leaps and bounds ahead of us if you compare them to us when we started. We were all learning at work, these kids come with full preparation.”
In case you haven’t met Abhishek Bachchan’s Bob Biswas yet, here’s the trailer:
bob biswas Co-starring Chitrangada Singh as the killer’s wife as well as Bengali stars Paran Bandopadhyay and Ditipriya Roy. The film will release in theaters and will also stream on Zee5 this Friday. Abhishek Bachchan’s next film will be daswick With Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur in 2022.