After Majid Majidi’s ‘Past The Clouds’ and Shashank Khaitan’s ‘Dhadak’, Ishaan Khatter has bagged his third movie, Mira Nair’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s e book, ‘A Appropriate Boy’. The actor shall be sharing display house with Tabu who shall be essaying the function of courtesan Saeeda Bai.
Beginner Tanya Maniktala has been roped in to play the function of Lata. However, ‘Gully Boy’ actor Vijay Varma shall be enjoying the function of Rasheed, tutor to Saeeda Bai’s sister Tasneem.
Ishaan took to his Instagram web page to make the announcement of his new movie and wrote, “Elated to announce that I’ll be playing Maan Kapoor in @pagliji ‘s and @bbcone ‘s official adaptation of Vikram Seth’s ‘A Suitable Boy’. It’s not only my pleasure but an honour to be working on this illustrious material alongside such distinguished artists and technicians led by the indomitable Mira Nair. I hope I can satisfy her vision and give the global audience the character they deserve in Maan.”
In the meantime, Tanya, who starred in internet collection Flames, was quoted as saying by IANS, “I have been in a daze this whole time, and all of this still feels surreal… I am still understanding Lata and the complexities of her reality, and I hope I can deliver, but for now I am focusing on enjoying the process and just taking it one day at a time.”
The Dhadak actor additional added, “I hope I can satisfy her vision and give the global audience the character they deserve in Maan Kapoor.” Ishaan’s character Maan clashes together with his politician father within the story set throughout 1951.
Talking about adapting A Appropriate Boy, Mira Nair was quoted as saying by the information company, “Vikram tells the story of a free India and our people with wit, clarity and love – I am deeply honoured to be the one bringing this intimate, epic tale of an unseen India to the world.”
She added, “Today, A Suitable Boy is timelier than ever. With a mix of legendary and cutting-edge actors from the subcontinent, shooting entirely on location in palaces, villages and streets across northern India, we will keep the history and dream of an alternate India alive.”
However, Tabu was quoted as saying, “I’m very happy to be working on A Suitable Boy and especially with Mira. Having worked with her on The Namesake, I look forward to one more creatively charged experience,” Tabu mentioned.
The six-part collection shall be distributed by BBC Studios and shall be shot throughout India together with in Lucknow and Maheshwar.
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