Mumbai, 19 August, 2019: Ritesh Batra of “The Lunch Box” and “Photograph” fame will be directing Vidya Balan’s debut web-series on Indira Gandhi.
Vidya has bought the rights to Sagarika Ghose’s book “Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister” on which the series will be based.
“Ritesh is directing the series,” a source close to the development said.
Vidya, who was seen in the recently released film “Mission Mangal”, had earlier told in an interview, the project has been under development for a while courtesy its subject.
“I am doing a web series and it is my debut, Ronnie Screwvala is producing it. It is taking a long time to put it together as there is so much material.
“The web series requires a lot of work. So it is taking time but let’s see. I hope it doesn’t take longer,” the actor had said.