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Best TV Shows For Book Writers In India That Gen-Z Has Came Across

Best TV Shows For Book Writers In India That Gen-Z Has Came Across

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TV Shows for book writers in India

TV Shows for book writers in India is a compilation of those niche-specific movies that every aspiring author of India and even the world must explore!

Every enthusiastic book writer today, especially a Gen-Z, wants their book to get adapted. After a remarkable success of new authors in the print industry, competition has hiked remarkably too! But, if you are passionate about your dreams, then prepare yourselves in every possible way. 

In your love for the big-screen, do not forget that many great book writers have directly contributed to the small screens as well. Find below an easy must-followup list of TV Shows for book writers in India.

  1. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015-2016)
  • Any literary work of novelist Rabindranath Tagore is worth a watch for book writers in India.
  • This TV show represents female protagonists, human relationships, and their shortcomings, offering a lot to book writers.
  • One can examine things like how long novels are premiered in just 50 minutes of the program, the difference in the directorial narrative and book written by Tagore etc.
  • Watch it for Tagore and Basu ka collaborative effort in producing something so unique!
  • Duration – 55 minutes approx
  • Genre – Romance, Drama, Art
  • Created by Ishana Movies
  • No. Of Episodes – 26 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 8.8/10
  • Available On Netflix India, Epic On
Stories by Rabindranath Tagore

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  1. Writers (2014-2017)
  • The show deals with writer-block and their dysfunctional relationship with each other.
  • This TV show for book writers will be relatable and have a kind of representation (of book writers) that usually never happens otherwise.
  • Duration – 40 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Drama
  • Created by Adam T Cottle
  • No. Of Episodes – 14 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 7.8/10
  • Available On Netflix India
Writers (2014-2017)
  1. Beyond the lines with Shilpa Shukla (2019)
  • A talk show for book lovers and writers sneaks into the world of India ki best selling novels.
  • It talks about uncovering different layers of writing, the process notable writers follow and a lot more.
  • Duration – 32 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Talk Show 
  • Created by founder India
  • No. Of Episodes – 12 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 7.2/10
  • Available On Youtube
Beyond the lines with Shilpa Shukla
  1. Jane the Virgin (2014-2019)
  • What Jane the Virgin has to offer for a TV show for book writers in India? Strictly its structure and Jane itself!
  • The TV show received many accolades. It has been acclaimed by critics for its writing as well.
  • This TV show is based on the book Juana la Virgen.
  • Duration – 35 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Romance, Drama
  • Created by Jennie Synder
  • No. Of Episodes – 100 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 7.8/10
  • Available On Netflix 
Jane the Virgin

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  1. A Suitable Boy (2020- Present)
  • Based on the novel of the same name written by Vikram Chandra.
  • The show is based on a pre-independent setup, following four families linked with each other and the hunt for a suitable boy.
  • The question succumbs again, how will this fall in the category of the TV show for book writers in India? The answer would be attention to detail and a thorough narrative.
  • A book written in the 1990s is still relevant for making a show out of it. Its likeability and resonance can be felt even today.
  • Duration – 35 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Romance, Drama
  • Created by Aradhna Seth, Lydia dean
  • No. Of Episodes – 6 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 5.8/10
  • Available On Netflix India
A Suitable Boy

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6.Sherlock (2010 – 2017 )

  • Has to be here, right? This one is a treat for all book writers, especially those who write suspense, thriller and drama.
  • Based on the adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories, the TV show will range in different genres, cliffhanging episodes and various other nuances.
  • Duration – 85 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Thriller, Crime, Drama
  • Created by Mark Gatlis, Steven Moffat
  • No. Of Episodes – 3 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 9.0/10
  • Available On Netflix India
Sherlock
  1. Leila (2019)
  • This one is based on the current social and political situation of the nation.
  • A mother goes on a spree to find her daughter. The journey showcases harsh reality and unfolds unwanted truths.
  • Based on the book written by Prayag Akbar, this one is a visual treat for book writers as to how a social-political story unfolds.
  • Duration – 35 minutes approx 
  • Genre – Romance, Drama
  • Created by Urmi Juvekar
  • No. Of Episodes – 6 episodes
  • IMDb rating – 6.7/10
  • Available On Netflix India
Leila (2019)

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While reading books can expand the vision and knowledge of a book writer, films provide them with perspectives and debates. TV shows for book writers in India –this might sound ironic, yet a fruitful combination. It makes one wonder how two entirely distinct art forms collaborate into forming something exclusive.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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