Mira Nair to Adapt ‘The Jungle Prince of Delhi’ Article in a Series

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Oudh family settled at New Delhi railway station

Oudh circle of relatives settled at New Delhi railway station

Mira Nair will probably be helming a drama internet collection according to the superbly written and Pulitzer Prize profitable story of the Oudh circle of relatives.

  • PTI
  • Last Updated: July 10, 2020, 7:47 AM IST

Director Mira Nair is about to adapt the 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist New York Times tale and podcast The Jungle Prince of Delhi as a drama collection for Amazon.

Written by way of Ellen Barry, the thing unearths the reality concerning the historical past of royal circle of relatives of Oudh, who lived in a ruined palace in Delhi and claimed to be the heirs to the fallen kingdom, in accordance to Variety.

“Exciting News: The Jungle Prince, my piece about one of Delhi’s great legends, a mysterious family who lived in a ruined palace in the forest, will be adapted by @MiraPagliNair, Amazon & Sister Pictures, the producers of Chernobyl,” Barry tweeted with a hyperlink to the tale.

Nair, best possible recognized for her movies Salam Bombay!, Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, is connected as a director and govt manufacturer at the undertaking.

She additionally tailored Vikram Seth’s novel A Suitable Boy for BBC.

The tale of The Jungle Prince of Delhi can also be govt produced by way of Stacey Snider, Jane Featherstone, Kate Fenske of SISTER, Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff of Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment, Christina Lurie of Fourth and Twenty Eight Films, and Barry and Caitlin Roper, head of scripted leisure for The New York Times, Variety added.

“Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Barry’s beautifully written tale of the Oudh family revealed deeper truths rooted in the violence and trauma of the partition of India,” Roper stated.

“Since its publication, The Times has been searching for the right partners to expand the story’s reach and we are thrilled to work with the incomparable Mira Nair, and to be producing ‘The Jungle Prince’ series with Amazon Studios alongside Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment, SISTER and Fourth and Twenty Eight Films,” Roper added.


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