Feluda to be re-made in Hollywood? Yes, according to a renowned
Bengali tabloid, a film on the famous detective character Feluda
aka Pradosh C. Mitter, created by legendary Oscar-winning writer
and filmmaker Satyajit Ray is to re-made in Hollywood.
According to a close source, as claimed by the tabloid, Slumdog
Millionaire famed director Danny Boyle is going to helm the
direction of this film and renowned Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom
has been selected to play the lead role as the famous literary
Bengali sleuth 'Feluda'.
Apart from Orlando Bloom, another celebrated Hollywood actor of
British-Indian origin, Dev Patel has also been inducted in the
film. He will be seen in the character of 'Tapesh Ranjan Mitra',
aka 'Topshe', Feluda's cousin and assistant.
However, the character of much-needed comic relief 'Jatayu' will
be there in the film or not is not yet known. This film will be the
screen adaptation of the famous story 'Feluda in London' by
Satyajit Ray and shooting will be done mainly in England and
According to the director, the story will not be represented
exactly as presented on the literary piece and there will be few
expected changes to suit the global audience. However, much said
above, the credibility of this news published in the tabloid is yet
to be authenticated.