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A Suitable Boy
Opinion  /  Published 04.09.20

Success story: Ratings for BBC's 'A Suitable Boy'

BBC TV’s six-part adaptation of Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy ended last week, with Lata Mehra picking the man her mother, Rupa Mehra, has wanted for her all along — the sho...
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Entertainment  /  Published 29.07.20

Rasika Dugal on her recent work

Any conversation with Rasika Dugal is both educative and entertaining. The actor, who has slowly but surely carved a niche for herself in terms of quality content, is awaiting the release of her comed...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.20

Spot the difference: Black panther and leopardess

Sir — The internet is delighted with a photograph of a black panther and a leopardess couple shot by an Indian wildlife photographer. Since the black panther is essentially a melanistic leopard,...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.07.20

Show time: 'A Suitable Boy' airs on BBC

Tomorrow will mark a big moment in the history of the BBC because at 9 pm it will air the first episode of the much anticipated six-part TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy, direc...
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Entertainment  /  Published 29.06.19

A suitable cast

Mira Nair talks about casting the Chatterjis in Vikram Seth’s novel, A Suitable Boy, a massive $20 million, six-part adaptation she is directing for BBC TV.There is “Old Mr Chatterji”, whose son...
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Entertainment  /  Published 11.12.19

Tabu on her ‘suitable boy’

Mention ‘Calcutta’ and Tabu’s face will invariably light up. The actress’s bond with the city — which started when she was shooting films like Abar Aranye and The Namesake — and has contin...
By Priyanka Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.03.20

Mira Nair is suitably happy

Mira Nair is very busy these days. Now that filming of A Suitable Boy with a cast of 113 is complete after five months of shooting in Lucknow, Maheshwar and Kanpur — more shortly about how she manag...
By Amit Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 12.08.19

A suitable cast for A Suitable Boy

Mira Nair has cast a fresh face, 22-year-old newcomer Tanya Maniktala, as the lead Lata Mehra in her six part BBC TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy.Mira described Tanya as “a dewdrop, ...
By Amit Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 20.12.19

The suitable actors

Many readers would agree that Part 7 in Vikram Seth’s 1,349-page, 591,552-word A Suitable Boy, extending from page 373 to 501 and broken up in 46 bits, is probably the best section of the novel. Cer...
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