Banerjeee said the actor always had 'a book or two' with him and took pride in the fact that he had an "inner intellectual life away from the shallower aspects of showbiz".
Ever since his debut as a director in 2006 with 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', Dibakar Banerjee's films have always had a dash of realism.
Completed in 2018, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar was delayed multiple times.
The much-delayed film was originally slated to release in 2018. It has now finally been locked for on March 20.
The actor duo, who made their debut as lead actors in 2012's 'Ishaqzaade', took to the microblogging site to share the news.