BBC'S 'A SUITABLE BOY' SETS
CAST FOR ALL INDIAN DRAMA
Beecham House is finished (and I really don't think it is coming back), but do not despair, spylings, we shall have another India set series to satisfy our needs for exotic places next year. As I've already announced, BBC is preparing
A SUITABLE BOY six part series and now they've revealed the all Indian cast! Vikram Seth's novel will be adapted by Andrew Davies and Mira Nair, with the cast led by Bollywood actor Ishaan Khattar, Indian screen star Tabu and rising star Tanya Maniktala in the central role of Lata.
|Ishaan Khattar will play the lead male role|
A SUITABLE BOYtells the story of spirited university student Lata (Tanya Maniktala); coming of age in North India in 1951 at the same time as the country is carving out its own identity as an independent nation and is about to go to the polls for its first democratic general election. It is a vast, panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families and exploring India and its rich and varied culture at a crucial point in its history. Lata’s mother is determined to find her a husband - A SUITABLE BOY - but Lata, torn between family duty and the excitement of romance, embarks on her own, epic journey of love and self discovery. Connected to Lata through their siblings’
|Tabu and Tanya Maniktala will take on the female leads|