Mira Nair
India  /  Published 23.11.20

MP govt orders probe against Netflix series

An FIR was registered in Madhya Pradesh on Monday against two executives of OTT platform Netflix for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through its web series "A Suitable Boy" which show...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Bhopal

Entertainment  /  Published 27.10.20

Maniktala confident to be better

Delhi-based Tanya Maniktala had almost quit pursuing acting when "A Suitable Boy" came her way and the actor says she is aware that life won't be the same after Mira Nair's drama ser...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 18.10.20

Tanya gears up for A Suitable Boy

It may be called A Suitable Boy, but the focal point of Vikram Seth’s seminal novel is Lata Mehra. Twenty-seven years after it  became a bestseller and continues to be loved by generations ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

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

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.19

Raja Rammohan Roy in Bristol

With apologies to Rupert Brooke, “If I should die, think only this of me:/ That there’s some corner of a foreign field/ That is for ever Bengal.” I refer, of course, to Raja Rammohan Roy, whose ...
By Amit Roy in

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...
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 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 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...
By Amit Roy in


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