Mister Bhaduri had his friends from the industry turning up in full force to support the amiable director. Despite a busy weekend for movie lovers, with three releases vying for attention, Sen loyalists headed straight to a south Kolkata theatre where the film’s premiere was taking place. Inside the theatre too, it was more of an adda than serious film viewing. Sen, who draws inspiration from the Chaplin film, Monsieur Verdoux, spoke about how the idea came to him. “At a time when thrillers are working, I thought of revisiting the genre,” he told us.