Siddharth Roy Kapur nabs rights to William Dalrymple bestseller book 'The Anarchy'

Updated: Jun 24, 2020, 08:15 IST | ANI | Mumbai

On Tuesday, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh made the announcement on Twitter and also revealed that the production house, Roy Kapur Films, will adapt the book into a series.

Pic courtesy/Taran Adarsh' Twitter account
Pic courtesy/Taran Adarsh' Twitter account

Bollywood film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur's production house has acquired rights to the best-selling historical epic 'The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company' by historian-writer William Dalrymple.

On Tuesday, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh made the announcement on Twitter and also revealed that the production house, Roy Kapur Films, will adapt the book into a series.

"#Update: #SiddharthRoyKapur's production house #RoyKapurFilms acquires rights of #WilliamDalrymple's bestseller #TheAnarchy: The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company... Will adapt the book into a series," his tweet read.

Released in 2019, the book chronicles how the East India Company rose to prominence in the second half of the 18th century, in the backdrop of the fall of the Mughal Empire.

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