The story of India’s most powerful and well-known corporate family, the Tatas, will be told on film soon. The AV rights to the story of the Tata family have been bought by T-Series Films and Almighty Motion Picture. ‘The Tatas: A Novel’ will be adapted for the screen from the novel.
‘How a Family Built a Nation and a Business’. Girish Kuber, a renowned journalist, wrote the book.
Making the announcement on Tuesday, T-Series shared, “T-Series Films and Almighty Motion Picture are proud to have acquired the AV rights to the story of the legendary family that has been participation in nation-building for 3 generations.”
While the story’s format (film or series) has not been revealed, it was previously rumoured that the makers were preparing a multi-season series to stream on a top OTT platform. Prabhleen Kaur Sandhu of Almighty Motion Picture previously stated in an interview with Economic Times that the show will have at least three seasons.
“The endeavour is to put a spotlight on how the Tatas family contributed to community building. The series’ focus will not be limited to the raising of a business empire by the Tatas but will underscore their invaluable contribution to building our nation”, Sandhu said.
“The show will not only cover the successful journey of Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons, but also his ancestors and the entire Parsi family,” Sandhu added.