Mira Nair to adapt New York Times article ‘The Jungle Prince of Delhi’ in a collection


New York, July 10

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

Written by Ellen Barry, the article reveals the reality in regards to the historical past of royal household of Oudh, who lived in a ruined palace in Delhi and claimed to be the heirs to the fallen kingdom, in keeping with 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 story.

Nair, finest recognized for her movies “Salaam Bombay!”, “Monsoon Wedding”, “The Namesake” and “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”, is connected as a director and govt producer on the undertaking.

She has just lately tailored Vikram Seth’s novel “A Suitable Boy” for BBC.

The story of “The Jungle Prince of Delhi” will even be govt produced by 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,” she added.  —PTI

 



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