The espionage drama of John Le Carré The night manager has seen a high-profile adaptation as a series starring Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, David Harewood, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki. The novel will soon be adapted for the Indian market. Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan will reprise the character Jonathan Pine, who was played by Hiddleston in the British series. According to Variety, the film will be produced by Banijay Asia, and Sandeep Modi, who co-created and co-directed Aarya will lead the project.
4. Six suspects adapted into a series with Richa Chadha and Pratik Gandhi
Vikas Swarup’s critically acclaimed novel, the Six suspects is already on the floors and will see Richa Chadha and Pratik Gandhi play the central roles. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, the series takes us to the gritty universe of the murder mystery. “Vikas is such a great writer, and it shows in his work. When I met him in person, I really understood his nuanced vision and, by extension, my role better. By meeting him further on set, I did justice to this character, “ Chadha said to Mid-Day. The actress will be seen as one of the prime suspects in the murder of a politician’s son. The series will be released on Disney + Hotstar.
5. The double life of Ramalinga Raju is turned into a film by Nagesh Kuknoor
If you loved Scam 1992, this one will definitely catch your attention. Based on Kingshuk Nag’s 2009 book, The Double Life of Ramalinga Raju, Nagesh Kukunoor will direct a series about B Ramalinga Raju, the founder of Satyam Computers. The man was involved in fraud of more than Rs 7,000 crores. The series will be streamed on SonyLIV.
6. Mafia Queens of Mumbai adapted into Gangubai Kathewali by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
One of the highly anticipated movies of the year, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathewali is an official adaptation of a chapter from Hussain Zaidi’s book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai. Along with Alia Bhatt, Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz and Seema Pahwa, Ajay Devgan, Imraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi are part of the cast.
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