A Suitable Boy: Rasika Dugal to play Savita in Mira Nair's BBC adaptation of Vikram Seth's book

A Suitable Boy has been described as a panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families.

Press Trust of India September 30, 2019 14:18:32 IST
A Suitable Boy: Rasika Dugal to play Savita in Mira Nair's BBC adaptation of Vikram Seth's book

Rasika Dugal has boarded Mira Nair's adaptation of Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, also starring Tabu and Ishaan Khatter. Rasika will play Savita, one of the most important characters in the six-part BBC series.

A Suitable Boy Rasika Dugal to play Savita in Mira Nairs BBC adaptation of Vikram Seths book

Rasika Dugal. Twitter

The actor will be joining the cast in Lucknow from 6 October for a month-long schedule.

"Working with Mira Nair has been on my bucket list. I have always been taken in by the attention to every person in her frame. There are very few films which are made with a lot of sensitivity and a lot of fun - and all her films are that for me.

"When I had an opportunity to meet her in New York few years back It was clear that the fun in her films came from her spunk and infectious enthusiasm. I am so looking forward to working with her on A Suitable Boy and with such an interesting ensemble," Rasika said in a statement.

Described as a panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families, the story is set in the North India of 1951, the same time the country was carving out its own identity as an independent nation and was about to go to the polls for its first democratic general election.

A BBC One adaptation, the series also features debutante Tanya Maniktala and Vijay Varma.

Rasika will next be seen in the film Lootcase, which is slated to be released on 11 October, followed by with Amazon's Mirzapur season 2, Netflix's Delhi Crime season 2 and another web series Dr Kapoor.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Jason Bateman in talks to direct Netflix's upcoming heist film Here Comes The Flood
Entertainment

Jason Bateman in talks to direct Netflix's upcoming heist film Here Comes The Flood

Jason Bateman most recently starred in hit Netflix series Ozark, which is set to conclude with its upcoming fourth season

I don't feel underrated, but under-utilised. I am looking forward to bigger opportunities: Kunal Kemmu
Entertainment

I don't feel underrated, but under-utilised. I am looking forward to bigger opportunities: Kunal Kemmu

Kunal Kemmu has often felt that he's been typecast as a comic actor and is perhaps drawn to darker, intense roles as a result. But ultimately, he says, it's the character and performance that matters, not the genre.

Lootcase movie review: Harmless, predictable timepass with an aam aadmi and dirty cash
Entertainment

Lootcase movie review: Harmless, predictable timepass with an aam aadmi and dirty cash

Lootcase isn't terrible - not at all. It is half done, but it is also well begun. It is predicable, but it is also harmless. If you are in an undemanding mood, then it is not a bad film to spend your time on.