A Suitable Boy is a BBC television drama miniseries directed by Mira Nair and adapted by Andrew Davies from Vikram Seth’s 1993 novel of the same name. Set in North India in 1951, it follows the coming of age of Lata (Tanya Maniktala), a spirited university student. Tabu, Ishaan Khatter, Rasika Dugal, Namit Das and Ram Kapoor also star in the six-part series.
‘A suitable Boy’ bought a turn to Namit Das career. The actor was seen in the role of a shoe entrepreneur who is hoping to win the hand of a literature student, Lata for marriage. Recently Namit won acclaim for the series, A Suitable Boy. Right then Mira Nair shared a special memory of his screen test. Mira took to her social media account and dropped a picture in which Namit Das and Tanya Maniktala were caught in a frame on the day of their screen test.
While sharing the picture Mira wrote, “This popped up today – the first time the suitable boy met the suitable girl – screentest – one sparked the other and it was done. Thank you for the love, Lata and Haresh, 2020 ka kamaal.”
Have a look at Mira Nair’s post:
Along with the netizens, Namit and Tanya also dropped their love in the comment section. Namit Das wrote, “I will always remember this day Mira. Thank you for this and thank you for everything that you have brought to my world. Love & light ❤️@pagliji”. Tanya also commented on Mira’s post, “Oioo haha this day and @namitdas thank you for the non stop laughter❤️”.