PVR Pictures has acquired the India rights of Mira Nairs
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a political thriller based
on Mohsin Hamids novel.
tells the story of a young Pakistani man working on
Wall Street who is deeply affected by the terrorist
attacks on the World Trade Center.
had evinced keen interest in a separate Indian version
of the film where references to sensitive issues such
as terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism would be toned
down. However, Nair was not for it.
was also talk about dubbing the film in Hindi for
the Indian market but Nair disallowed it too. She
is of the belief that one version of The Reluctant
Fundamentalist should be released in India and the
rest of the world.
K5 has acquired the international rights of the film
and represented it in Cannes Film festival.