Photo Essay – Some Suitable Boys for BBC’s Suitable Boy, Around Town
On Vikram Seth’s hero.
[Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi]
Who shall be Vikram Seth’s Suitable Boy?
BBC has announced its adaption of Mr Seth’s novel A Suitable Boy. It will be the British broadcaster’s first period drama with non-white characters. The shooting will began in India in 2018. The series will be scripted by Andrew Davies, the writer behind BBC’s groundbreaking adaptations of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
The Delhi Walla suggests the series’s casting directors a few brown Delhi boys for the role of the perfect Suitable Boy. Check below.
Nice write and pics! Very amusing too…
[…] War and Peace for TV) does with the novel, a certain Delhi wallah has already drawn up a list of potential suitable boys who might make the cut as characters in the adaptation, while others are lobbying […]
My fav: 11.
Disqualified: 14, suitable boys are hairy 🙂
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