A bunch of young entrepreneurs and film buffs in Kolkata
and Mumbai are planning a graphic novel on Bob Biswas,
the LIC agent turned hired assassin in the Vidya Balan-starrer
the same, director Sujoy Ghosh said, "They had
spoken to me about it and I want to help them out."
is flattered by the fan frenzy that the character has
generated and admits that unlike other pre-release graphic
novels, this is not a franchise spinoff or publicity
to the director, this kind of frenzy is generally
reserved for superheroes or iconic characters. "It's
amazing that people are paying attention to second-rung
characters," he averred.
Chatterjee, who played Biswas, added, "I hadn't
expected that a cold-blooded killer could become so
popular. I have played negative characters earlier
too but none have brought me this sort of recognition.
Bob did not have too many dialogues. It was all about
the body language."
has worked in films like Aborto, Abar Bomkesh, Nobel
Chor and Bhalobasha Off Route-A.