A Suitable Boy Story, Cast and Reviews

A Suitable Boy Story, Cast and Reviews
A Suitable Boy

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A Suitable Boy is a romance drama web series, which is releasing on Netflix on 23rd October with limited episodes. Originally it is a BBC Television drama mini series. The concept has been adopted from Vikram Seth‘s 1993 novel with same name.


A Suitable Boy is a Romantic Emotional story of two families. The plot of the story is based on 50s era of a newly independent India.

Lata Mehra (Tanya Maniktala) is a literature student. Arun (Vivek Gomber), Varun (Vivaan Shah) and Savita (Rasika Dugal) are her siblings.

In Savita’s marriage function, Rupa (Mahira Kakkar, Lata’s mother) indicates her younger daughter Lata that, She is next to get married after Savita. Lata is free spirited and she wants to live life on her own way. She already likes her university mate Kabir (Danesh Razvi).

On the other side, Mahesh Kapoor (Ram Kapoor) is a Revenue Minister and has a son Maan Kapoor (Ishan Khattar). Maan loves Saeeda Bai (Tabbu). Saeeda is a singer cum courtesan and she is much older then Mann.

Rupa (Lata’s mother) comes to know about Lata’s affair with a Muslim boy Kabir. She decides to leave from here and will go to Calcutta. On the other side, Maan returns drunk at home and his father throws him out.

Maan reached to a small village and started living happily among st villagers. Rupa is looking for a suitable boy for her daughter Lata.

Maan joins the election campaigns with his father, but they loses the election. Now Lata has three boys in her life. They are Kabir, Amit and Haresh.

The story is untold yet, because it will be interesting to see, How Amit and Haresh introduced in Lata’s life. What about Maan ? How these parallel stories will move ahead ? You have to watch the series to unfold answers of these questions.

A Suitable Boy Official Trailer

A Suitable Boy | Official Trailer | Tabu, Ishaan Khattar, Tanya Maniktala | Netflix India

Directed By

Mira Nair
Mira Nair

A Suitable Boy web series is directed by Mira Nair. Mira Nair is an Indian-American film maker. She was awarded with prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2012. She is very well known for her films such as Salaam Bombay, Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra – A Tale of Love and Monsoon Wedding.

A Suitable Boy Cast


The show starts with calm vibes and delivers different accents as it progresses. Story is beautiful and direction is very colorful. The novel is a very long book. It’s not easy to bring the life into these pages in just six episodes. Families and Relationships are somewhat unclear at start, but it gets clear, as series progresses.

The lead actors have performed very well. Tanya Maniktala has delivered fabulous performance. Ishan Khattar and Tabbu suits best in their own role. Acting of the entire cast is phenomenal.

It has everything, the humor, the sadness, the colors and the superb music. A novel is perfectly portrayed into six episode web series.

Final Words

If you didn’t read the novel, it is advisable to check the family tree first, otherwise you will get confused in starting phase. It’s okay, if you didn’t read yet. The show tells itself. Overall it’s a classic show, and one should watch it, if he is a fan of classic romance drama.

A Suitable Boy Watch Online on Netflix

A Suitable Boy IMDb Review: 6.4/10

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