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Vikram Seth
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

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...
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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