Shah Rukh Khan Announces Kahaani Prequel With Abhishek Bachchan

Publish On: 25 Nov, 2019 03:21 PM | Updated   |   Sj Desk  

We will soon get to see Abhishek Bachchan in a Red Chilies Entertainment titled 'Bob Biswas'. The movie is said to be a prequel to the Vidya Balan-starrer Kahaani, centred around the character played by Saswata Chatterjee. 

A cold-blooded killer, Bob Biswas is known for his popular line "Nomoshkar¦ek minute." Directed by Diya Annapurna, the project will be produced by Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma via Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment with Sujoy Ghosh's Bound Script Production. 

With a picture of Abhishek Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan, the official handle of Red Chillies Entertainment posted an announcement captioned- “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.”

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Talking about the film, Gaurav Verma, chief operating officer atRed Chillies Entertainment, said, “Bob Biswas is easily amongst the most iconic movie characters in recent memory. With Abhishek taking on the portrayal of Bob and Diya helming the film as director, we are excited to give further shape to such an extraordinary character.”

Bob Biswas will hit the big screens next year. However, the exact release date is yet to be announced.

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Bachchan Jr. is awaiting the release of The Big Bull produced by Ajay Devgn. He was last seen in Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyaan which, although did not do well at the box office, earned him an appreciation for his performance.  

The 'Raavan' actor will also be making his debut on the digital arena with the sequel to Amazon Prime Video's show Breathe. He is also a part of Anurag Basu's yet-untitled next, which also stars Rajkummar Rao.