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A Suitable Boy

The godfather of the TV adaptation, Welsh screenwriter Andrew Davies, takes on Vikram Seth’s intergenerational tale of post-partition India in this vibrant period drama about a young woman exercising her independence alongside her country. Luminous locations, an outstanding ensemble cast and a spine-tingling score ensure this series will enchant the senses.

Directors

  • Mira Nair
  • Shimit Amin

Writers

  • Andrew Davies

Cast

  • Tabu
  • Ishaan Khatter
  • Tanya Maniktala
  • Rasika Dugal

Synopsis

Coming-of-age during 1950s India, literature-loving university student Lata is expected to find ‘a suitable boy’ to marry, just like her older sister Savita. Amid the rising pressures from her mother Rupa and the complications of religion, class and patriarchy, Lata embarks on her own epic journey of love and self-discovery.