Mira Nair Hires A “Bengali Detective”

Mira Nair (“Amelia,” “Monsoon Wedding”) is set to direct the crime drama “Bengali Detective” for Fox Searchlight and Scott Free.

The story focuses on an an intrepid private eye in Calcutta’s criminal underworld whose dream is to dance on Indian TV.

Sabrina Dhawan penned the script, based on Phil Cox’s 2011 Sundance documentary of the same name. Michael Costigan is producing.

Source: Variety