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Review: Bob Biswas is an intriguing thriller and rests on a fine screenplay by Sujoy Ghosh, competent direction by Diya Annapurna Ghosh and excellent performance by Abhishek A Bachchan. Rating : 3 stars

Bob Biswas is the story of a contract killer who has lost his memory. Bob Biswas (Abhishek A Bachchan) is married to Mary Biswas (Chitrangada Singh) and has a son Benny (Ronith Arora) and daughter Mini (Samara Tijori). 8 years ago, Bob had an accident and has been in a coma ever since. Bob regains consciousness but has no memory of his past life. He doesn’t even recognize Mary or her children. Bob does his best to thank Mary for all the love and support she has provided to get through this difficult time. Slowly, Bob forms a bond with Benny and Minnie. He learns that Mini is his step-daughter and that Mary was previously married to David (Karanuday Janjani). After David died in an accident, Bob married her. One day, two police officers, Jishu Narang (Bhanu Uday Goswami) and Kharaj Sahu (Viswanath Chatterjee), take Bob Biswas to a hideout. They inform Bob that he is a contract killer and has worked for them in the past. They start giving him contracts to kill people. Bob is apprehensive at first but soon makes up for it. His first two victims are Bubai (Purab Kohli) and Rahul (Kunal Verma), both of whom were in the business of selling a potent and banned drug, code ‘Blue’. When Bob goes to kill Rahul, he suddenly gets glimpses of his earlier life. He also knows that David did not die by accident but was killed. What happens next will be known after watching the rest of the film.

Sujoy Ghosh’s story is interesting and his much-loved film Kahaani [2012] Serves as a good origin story of the iconic character of However, this prince [2010] or Hollywood movies like The Bourne Identity [2002], paycheck [2003] Gives a déj vu of similar films like Adi in which the protagonists similarly lose their memory. Sujoy Ghosh’s screenplay is very impressive. He has included some nice dramatic and emotional moments in the film which keep the interest. There are many characters but most of them serve an important purpose and are well drawn. However, that leaves many questions unanswered. Sujoy Ghosh and Raj Vasant’s dialogues are sharp but simple.

Diya Annapurna Ghosh’s direction is excellent, especially considering it is her first film. Since Bob Biswas is a character in the film’s story, it was important that the film is also set in a similar area. Diya is also quite successful in this regard as the look and treatment is exactly like the 2012 film. The dark humor bit is very strong in this film and is one of its USPs. Apart from the adventures, Bob’s family tracks are worth watching, especially his Bond with Mary. However, the film also has drawbacks. A major problem is that some things are not explained, such as how Bob lost his memory. The motives of Jisshu and Kharaj behind killing Bubai, Rahul etc. are astonishing and no attempt is made to explain the motive behind these murders. Lastly, the pace of the film is slow and hence, it will not be everyone’s bus baat.

Bob Biswas begins with a drug mafia track. The opening credits are a bit psychedelic to go with a drug angle. The opening scenes of Bob are good but nothing special. The film takes a different level when Bob kills his irritable neighbor (Kanchan Malik). The scenes of Kali da (Paran Bandyopadhyay) are delightful. Post-interval, the interest remains, though the story of the untoward incident tests patience at some places. The pre-climax and climax are very engaging. At the end the homage to the story is well paid.

Abhishek Bachchan successfully plays his character. However, it was a huge risk that he was playing a role that had previously been performed brilliantly by another actor (Saswata Chatterjee). But Abhishek took care that no one complained about his acting. He has fewer dialogues on his part but he says a lot with his eyes and silence which is worth watching. Chitrangada Singh looks charming and lights up the scene whenever she enters the frame. Samara Vault made a confident start. Ronit Arora is cute but doesn’t get much screen time. Paran Bandyopadhyay is amazing. He plays a very intriguing role, which deserves a spin-off. Tina Desai (Indira Verma) leaves a mark. Purab Kohli is memorable in a cameo. Bhanu Uday Goswami, Vishwanath Chatterjee, Rajatav Dutta (Shekhar Chatterjee) and Kunal Verma are decent. Kanchan Malik laughs.

The music is not of the chartbuster variety but is well woven into the script. ‘Jaanu Na’ is played in the opening credits, while ‘Tu To Gaya Re’ is played in the background in some interesting scenes. The background score of Clinton Cerejo and Bianco Gomes suits the theme and mood of the film.

Garrick Sarkar’s cinematography is superb and has captured the locations of Kolkata beautifully. It is also a pleasure to see the City of Joy after centuries. Madhumita Sen Sharma, Ajay Sharma and Rajesh Choudhary’s production design is eye-catching and old-fashioned. Sham Kaushal’s action looks real. The costumes of Jiya Bhagia and Mallika Chauhan are good. Yash Jaidev Ramchandani’s editing could have been more sleek.

Overall, Bob Biswas is an intriguing thriller and rests on a fine screenplay by Sujoy Ghosh, competent direction by Diya Annapurna Ghosh and excellent performance by Abhishek A Bachchan.



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