Siddharth Roy Kapur is a known film producer in B Town. With the popularity of OTT platforms, he seems to have now headed towards the digital media targeting the new age audience. As per the latest buzz, the filmmaker Siddharth has now acquired the exclusive screen rights of the best selling book of 2019, The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company, Deadline by the writer William Dalrymple to convert into a series. Yes, you heard it right, Kapur is now planning to convert this non-fiction book into series for the digital audience.
While talking about the same, Sidharth Roy Kapur while talking to Deadline said this is an interesting cross border collaboration as it gives opportunity to the talents not just to the people of US or the UK but also to India. The Indian writers are going to have the local perspective, texture, flavour, and character when it comes to the structure and even at times to the magnitude. He further said a lot of help can be added by the local authors and the writers from the west.
Check what the producer has to say when he confirms this news by tweeting on the Microblogging site. Have a look as under:
History shall unfold in the most fascinating way! #SiddharthRoyKapur announces an international scale series adaptation of @DalrympleWill‘s acclaimed global bestseller, #TheAnarchyTheRelentlessRiseofTheEastIndiaCompany#roykapurfilms #series https://t.co/tLt5pmJcrt
— Roy Kapur Films (@roykapurfilms) June 23, 2020
The book talks about the rise of East India Company in India using the violent and crafty colonial force in order to rule the Indian subcontinent. Stay tuned to know more about it and others only with us.