Yes, Ishaan Khatter’s next project will be with the internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair. For her next project, Mira has decided to adapt Vikram Seth’s novel named A Suitable Boy. Earlier, Ishaan is expected to be a part of Vishal Bharadwaj’s upcoming movie. However, things have changed now. Ishaan has decided to part with director Vishal Bharadwaj due to creative differences. In this project of Mira Nair, talented actress Tabu will be seen also.
Expressing excitement of being a part of Mira Nair’s project, Ishaan has said “I hope I can satisfy Mira’s vision and give the global audience the character they deserve in Maan Kapoor (Ishaan Khatter’s Character).”
In the past, Tabu has collaborated with director Mira Nair on her movie called The Namesake. On the occasion, Tabu has said “Having worked with Mira previously in The Namesake, I am looking forward to another creatively challenging experience.”
Regarding the show, Mira Nair has said that she wants to showcase the history and dreams of India through it. She has said, “I’m deeply honoured to be the one bringing this intimate, epic tale of an unseen India to the world.” The story is set in 1950’s when first poll is being organized in democratic India. It talks about an energetic student from a university named Lata who is going through her own journey of love and self discovery. On the other hand, Maan Kapoor played by Ishaan wants to enjoy his life as much as possible in spite of disapproval from his politician father. Maan is also infatuated by courtesan named Saaeda Bai played by Tabu.
Shooting of Mira Nair’s next on The Suitable Boy is going to start from September. Lucknow and Maheshwar have been choosen for the shoots. It will be series for BBC.