From being a ‘Gully Boy to A Suitable Boy’, actor Vijay Varma has signed his first international project, and it’s Mira Nair’s next!
In a statement Vijay said, “I am elated to be part of a Mira Nair project. I’ve been the biggest admirer of her work and cannot wait to make this illustrious story come alive”.
The actor further said, “During the process of screen tests, I read a few parts but it was the character of Rasheed that really attracted me as an actor and I was drawn to it. I’m glad that this project came my way and I’m looking forward to be working with a stellar team”.
The film is an adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel ‘A Suitable Boy’, the actor will be seen essaying the character of Rasheed, a student at Brahmpur University and also an Arabic teacher. The narrative is set post independence and revolves around four families.
A Suitable Boy is being produced by BBC and a major streaming network, and is likely to release in 2020.