Bob Biswas is an upcoming crime thriller movie on the ZEE5 platform. The narrative is about the main character, Bob Biswas, played by Abhishek Bachchan experiences amnesia. He just got out of a prolonged coma and is unable to remember anything about his family, money or his work as a contract killer. In the process of recalling his identity, he comes across people he used to work with and gets back in business as a hitman-for-hire. The movie is a spin-off on a fictional character named Bob Biswas from the 2012 film Kahaani. It was directed by Sujoy Ghosh and played by Saswata Chatterjee.

Movie Release Date

Director Diya Annapurna Ghosh’s movie Bob Biswas is a standalone film based on Bob Biswas and will be seen from a completely different perspective. The nail-biting two-minute trailer of the film is already out on the web. It gives a glimpse of Bob Biswas’s life and his bloody work. The crime thriller will get an OTT release on December 3, 2021.  You can watch Bob Biswas online with a premium ZEE5 subscription.


  • Abhishek Bachchan

Bob Biswas was played by Saswata and is now being portrayed by Abhishek Bachchan. In the movie, Bob suffers from memory loss and is unable to recall anything about his life. He ends up working again as a hired killer but, this time he begins to question the morality of his actions. Abhishek has a completely new look for his character, he had to put on a few kilos and can be seen donning square-framed glasses in the movie trailer.

  • Chintrangda Singh

Chintrangda will be appearing as the leading lady in the film. She essays the role of Bob Biswas’s wife and the mother of two children. In the trailer, we see Chintrangda being a supportive and loving partner to Bob as he tries to retrieve his memory.

  • Amar Upadhyay

Amar is a well-known actor in the Television industry. He has worked in many popular TV shows. The actor will now play a part in the Bob Biswas movie.

  • Maneesh Verma

Maneesh Verma is known for playing his roles effectively in several movies, like; ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’, ‘Apaharan’ and many others. Maneesh will be playing the role of Shambhu in the crime thriller film.

  • Samara Tijori

Actor Deepak Tijori’s daughter, Samara Tijori has been part of some blockbuster films. She has worked in short films and is often seen doing photoshoots for her mother Shivani Tijori’s apparel line. The actress will play a pivotal role in Bob Biswas.


Diya Ghosh will be making her directorial debut with Bob Biswas. The ZEE5 Original film is a spinoff of Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘Kahaani’. In which the character Bob that originally starred Saswata Chatterjee became quite a hit among the viewers. Hence, Bob Biswas got its movie with a backstory that will now be essayed by Abhishek Bachchan.


The crime thriller film is produced by Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma from Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment along with Sujoy Ghosh’s Bound Script Production. Bob Biswas movie went on floors in January but was postponed by the makers due to the pandemic.