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Vijay Varma in a still from A Suitable Boy.

Vijay Varma has theory as to why Suitable Boy 'didn't make much noise' in India

PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2021 11:52 AM IST
  • Actor Vijay Varma has speculated why A Suitable Boy, directed by Mira Nair and featuring a sprawling Indian cast, could not make 'much noise' in India.
Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move(Instagram/ishaankhatter)
Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move(Instagram/ishaankhatter)

Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:29 PM IST
  • Ishaan Khatter switches on his beast mode and sets fitness enthusiasts and fans swooning as he jumps on a bar outside a building’s fire exit for a pullup session and flaunts his ripped arm muscles
Actor Namit Das was a part of web shows such as Aarya and A Suitable Boy in 2020.
Actor Namit Das was a part of web shows such as Aarya and A Suitable Boy in 2020.

Namit Das: OTT made people realise there’s more to me than meets the eye

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Actor Namit Das, in an exclusive column for HT, writes about why the OTT boom impacted his career in a positive way.
Swara Bhasker weighed in on the controversy surrounding a kissing scene from A Suitable Boy.
Swara Bhasker weighed in on the controversy surrounding a kissing scene from A Suitable Boy.

Swara Bhasker reacts to outrage over A Suitable Boy kiss, says ‘no right to be offended’ if unaffected by Kathua rape inside a temple

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 09:01 PM IST
Swara Bhasker reacted to the backlash being faced by Netflix over a kissing scene in A Suitable Boy that was shot in a temple. She said that people have ‘no right to be offended’ if they were not horrified by the Kathua gang-rape that took place inside a temple.
The state government took this decision after there was a controversy over a kissing scene in a Netflix web series A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth’s novel of the same name, which was filmed at Maheshwar Temple in Khargone district(Representational Photo/REUTERS)
The state government took this decision after there was a controversy over a kissing scene in a Netflix web series A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth’s novel of the same name, which was filmed at Maheshwar Temple in Khargone district(Representational Photo/REUTERS)

Madhya Pradesh: Govt watchdog to check content and filming of scenes in movies and series

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 10:22 AM IST
According to an officer of tourism department, “Strict guidelines will be formed to check the content and scenes. The entertainment company will have to adhere to the guidelines while shooting in MP”
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in A Suitable Boy.
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in A Suitable Boy.

Ishaan Khatter wishes Tabu on birthday with throwback photos: ‘Even the rose morphed itself into a heart…’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Ishaan Khatter and a number of Bollywood celebrities took to social media to wish Tabu a happy birthday. She turned 50 on Wednesday.
Rasika Dugal is making her presence felt in the digital space.
Rasika Dugal is making her presence felt in the digital space.

Rasika Dugal: ‘I have been trying to learn how to sing, much to the disgust of my neighbours’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ruchi Kaushal
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Rasika Dugal says she started listening to a lot of audio content while cleaning or folding clothes or watering plants during lockdown. She has also been learning to sing via online classes during her free time at home.
Tanya Maniktala in a still from A Suitable Boy.
Tanya Maniktala in a still from A Suitable Boy.

A Suitable Boy dialect coach defends show’s Indian accents: ‘English wasn’t the first language in the 1950s’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 03:38 PM IST
A lot is being said about the Indian accents in the BBC’s A Suitable Boy, and the dialect coach who worked on the show has spoken about the brief she got, and why the characters speak in such a peculiar accent.
Rasika says judging the International Emmy awards gave her a chance to watch world cinema.
Rasika says judging the International Emmy awards gave her a chance to watch world cinema.

Rasika: Should I grab every opportunity I am getting now or take it slow?

Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 04:09 PM IST
After a great career run in the past 18 months, Rasika Duggal wonders if she should be more choosy now, or have experiences and preserve the quality of work that she has been giving to her projects.
A Suitable Boy review: Ishaan Khatter as Maan Kapoor and Tabu as Saeeda Bai in Mira Nair’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel.(BBC/Lookout Point)
A Suitable Boy review: Ishaan Khatter as Maan Kapoor and Tabu as Saeeda Bai in Mira Nair’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel.(BBC/Lookout Point)

A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair’s unsuitable adaptation is partially redeemed by Ishaan Khatter, Tabu

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 09:27 AM IST
A Suitable Boy review: An astonishing cast, led by Ishaan Khatter, Tabu and Tanya Maniktala, struggles to make the most of minimal screentime and a mediocre script in Mira Nair’s unsuitable adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel.
Ram Kapoor’s wife Gautami Kapoor made sure she made his 46th birthday special.
Ram Kapoor’s wife Gautami Kapoor made sure she made his 46th birthday special.

‘The Real RK’: Gautami Kapoor makes husband Ram Kapoor’s birthday special with a gift hamper, and a special picture frame

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 10:22 AM IST
Ram Kapoor turned 46 on Tuesday and received some thoughtful gifts from wife Gautami Kapoor. She shared pictures of a gift hamper and a wooden picture frame with the words ‘The Real RK’ carved on it.
Ishaan Khatter in a still from A Suitable Boy.
Ishaan Khatter in a still from A Suitable Boy.

Ishaan Khatter shares a special video thanking all for praising his performance in A Suitable Boy, calls it ‘music to my ears’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:22 PM IST
Ishaan Khatter thanked everyone who praised his performance in Mira Nair’s miniseries A Suitable Boy in a special video.
The series, announced in 2017, tells the story of university student Lata (Maniktala), coming of age in north India in 1951 at the same time as the country is carving out its own identity as an independent nation.(File photo)
The series, announced in 2017, tells the story of university student Lata (Maniktala), coming of age in north India in 1951 at the same time as the country is carving out its own identity as an independent nation.(File photo)

Bright, slow: ‘A Suitable Boy’ draws mixed reviews

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 06:13 PM IST
Starring Tabu, Ishan Khattar and Tanya Maniktala, the drama is directed by Mira Nair. One Twitter user posted a screen-grab of a watch worn by one of the actors, adding: “(That) watch doesn’t exactly look as if it belongs in 1951, does it”.
Adapting a 500-page novel is no easy task as some scenes or instances which work so well in the books, just don’t translate to the screen sometimes.(Unsplash)
Adapting a 500-page novel is no easy task as some scenes or instances which work so well in the books, just don’t translate to the screen sometimes.(Unsplash)

Books to screen: 2020’s films and TV shows inspired by popular books

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Screen adaptations of some books have become so popular that it might be forgotten that these stories were originally books. Adapting a 500-page novel, however, is no easy task as some scenes or instances which work so well in the books, just don’t translate to the screen.
Ishaan Khatter’s new still from A Suitable Boy.
Ishaan Khatter’s new still from A Suitable Boy.

A Suitable Boy: Ishaan Khatter is excited about Mira Nair’s new drama series, shares new still. See it here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Late on Wednesday, as a run-up to the release of his new TV drama series, Ishaan Khatter has shared a fresh still from A Suitable Boy. See it here.
A Suitable Boy stars Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Ram Kapoor, Rasika Dugal, Tanya Maniktala among others in prominent roles.
A Suitable Boy stars Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Ram Kapoor, Rasika Dugal, Tanya Maniktala among others in prominent roles.

A Suitable Boy: Ishaan Khatter, Tanya Maniktala are all set for celebration in new still

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 11:59 AM IST
A new still of the Mira Nair directorial A Suitable Boy featuring Ishaan Khatter and Tanya Maniktala has found its way to the internet. See it here.
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in a still from A Suitable Boy.
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in a still from A Suitable Boy.

A Suitable Boy trailer: Ishaan Khatter, Tabu are engaged in a forbidden romance. Watch

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 04:16 PM IST
The first trailer for Mira Nair’s TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy, starring Ishaan Khatter and Tabu, has been released. Watch here.
Mira Nair said that the arrest of Sadaf Jafar was “appalling”.(Twitter/Lookout Point TV)
Mira Nair said that the arrest of Sadaf Jafar was “appalling”.(Twitter/Lookout Point TV)

Mira Nair demands release of Sadaf Jafar: ‘Our SuitableBoy actress beaten and jailed for peaceful protest in Lucknow’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Filmmaker Mira Nair has demanded the release of Sadaf Jafar, who will be seen in her upcoming series A Suitable Boy. The actor was arrested for taking part in the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Actor Randeep Hooda has worked with Mira Nair in her previous film, Monsoon Wedding.(Instagram)
Actor Randeep Hooda has worked with Mira Nair in her previous film, Monsoon Wedding.(Instagram)

Randeep Hooda thrown out of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy? Actor says he left after finishing his part

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 10:45 AM IST
According to a report, actor Randeep Hooda was asked to quit the sets of Mira Nair’s upcoming BBC series, A Suitable Boy, after he allegedly misbehaved with a make-up artiste.
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in the first still of A Suitable Boy
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in the first still of A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy first look: Ishaan Khatter, Tabu give an insight into Mira Nair series

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2019 04:19 PM IST
Ishaan Khatter shared the first still of A Suitable Boy, featuring him alongside Tabu, on his Instagram account.
Actor Ishaan Khatter seen in Mumbai's Juhu, on May 26, 2019.(IANS)
Actor Ishaan Khatter seen in Mumbai's Juhu, on May 26, 2019.(IANS)

Ishaan Khatter joins Mira Nair’s epic BBC adaptaion of A Suitable Boy, says ‘it’s an honour and a pleasure’

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 08:57 PM IST
Ishaan Khatter has joined director Mira Nair’s epic BBC adaptaion of Vikram Seth’s novel, A Suitable Boy.
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