- Ishaan shared two photos of himself and Mira Nair on Thursday
- “Happy birthday, Mira di,” he wrote
- Mira Nair celebrated her birthday on Thursday
Sure A decent boy Director Mira Nair’s birthday Ishaan Khatter, who stars as Maan Kapoor in the series, posted a series of photos to wish her out. One of the stills shows the 24-year-old actor being “mollycoddled” by the director after “being maimed and tossed around for hours” on set. “Happy birthday, Mira di. May you still have the thirst for life and the extraordinary will to tell stories,” Ishaan wrote in her birthday post, adding, “Photo two is that I got caught by her after being mutilated and tossed around for hours. All serving the stage, luckily. “
A decent boy is director Mira Nair’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s sprawling novel of the same name. Set in the post-partition era, the series includes Ishaan as Maan Kapoor, who is enamored with a courtesan named Saeeda Bai (played by Tabu). The story revolves around a young woman, whose mother wants to find her “a suitable boy”. The series features Tanya Maniktala as Lata, Mahira Kakkar as her mother Rupa Mehra, Rasika Dugal as sister of Lata Savita Kapoor, Vijay Varma as Rasheed (a guardian for Saeeda Bai’s sister), Randeep Hooda as Billy Irani, Vivek Gomber as Arun Mehra (Lata’s) older brother), Ram Kapoor as Mahesh Kapoor (a renowned politician and father of Maan Kapoor), Shahana Goswami as Meenakshi, among others.
The series, which premiered on BBC One in July, releases on Netflix on October 23.
In terms of work, Ishaan Khatter made his acting debut with Majid Majidi Beyond the clouds. He then appeared in Shashank Khaitan’s Dhadak. The actor was last seen in Khaali Peeli, with Ananya Panday.