Netflix original series Leila, starring Huma Qureshi, is based on the book of the same name by Prayaag Akbar. The book projects this world as highly policed and where the society is constantly monitored to maintain ‘purity’.
Funny Boy takes Deepa Mehta's love for book adaptation ahead. Earlier, she has adapted several books like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children and Cracking India (Earth starring Aamir Khan). Funny Boy has been written by Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai