Ishaan Khattar, this young star who was last seen in a Dharma Production film ‘Dhadak’ recently completed a year in Bollywood industry. The film which was the hindi adaptation of a Marathi film ‘Sairat’ bagged him the best debut actor male at the Filmfare awards.
Since then, the actor remained off the screen for a really long time. During this period his name has been linked with many projects with different filmmakers but not much really happened on the cards.
Now, the young actor has finally broken his silence as he has made an announcement about his upcoming project. The actor will be seen in filmmaker Mira Nair's screen adaptation of Vikram Seth classic 'A Suitable Boy'.
The actor who is to essay the role of Maan Kapoor announced the news of bagging the role in Mira's next on his Instagram. His post read as;
"Elated to announce that I'll be playing Maan Kapoor in Mira Nair's and BBC One's official adaptation of Vikram Seth's 'A Suitable Boy'. It's not only my pleasure but an honour to be working on this illustrious material alongside such distinguished artists and technicians led by the indomitable Mira Nair. I hope I can satisfy her vision and give the global audience the character they deserve in Maan,".
He wrote alongside a series of photos of his co-actors. Donning a plain black tee, the actor looked intense in one of the pictures shared by him. See post;
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Elated to announce that I’ll be playing Maan Kapoor in @pagliji ’s and @bbcone ‘s official adaptation of Vikram Seth’s ‘A Suitable Boy’. It’s not only my pleasure but an honour to be working on this illustrious material alongside such distinguished artists and technicians led by the indomitable Mira Nair. I hope I can satisfy her vision and give the global audience the character they deserve in Maan.
Ishaan made his Bollywood debut with critically acclaimed ‘Beyond The Clouds’ which was directed by Majid Majidi and soon after this, he was seen in ‘Dhadak’ which was a Shashank Khaitan directorial.
As per reports, the upcoming project will be set in post-independence India. 'A Suitable Boy' the story will be about a few families and their efforts to arrange the marriage of their daughter to a suitable boy.