A stunning new adaptation for BBC One, directed by globally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair. It’s 1951, and newly independent India is boldly breaking free of its past. Lata is a spirited young student. Her mother wants to find her a husband – a suitable boy. As Lata meets potential matches, she’s torn between romance and responsibility. Meanwhile, her headstrong friend Maan defies his father as he falls in love with a glamorous courtesan. Both are determined to decide their own future. And, in a country that’s coming of age, anything could happen. A Suitable Boy is adapted from Vikram Seth’s modern classic by BAFTA and Emmy-winning writer Andrew Davies and features Bollywood leading man Ishaan Khatter and Indian screen legend Tabu, alongside rising star Tanya Maniktala in the lead role.