Gully Boy Actor Vijay Varma to Star in Mira Nair Film

Indian actor Vijay Varma, after delivering an acclaimed performance in the hit film Gully Boy, is ready to work in a major international project. According to Bollywood Hungama, the Indo-American writer and director Mira Nair will feature Varma in her next film, A Suitable Boy, an adaptation of Vikram Seth's acclaimed novel with the same name for BBC World. Nair previously adapted books into films like The Namesake and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. In the series, Varma will play a student and an Arabic teacher. Other cast will include Tabu, Randeep Hooda, Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Raaz, and Vivan Shah. The film is slated to premier in September.