India - Mother figure
Fresh from The Namesake, prolific Indian director Mira Nair is working on two very different projects. She is set to direct the epic $100m Shantaram on four continents for Warner Bros. An adaptation of Gregory David Roberts' autobiographical novel, it is being produced by Initial Entertainment Group's Graham King and will star Johnny Depp (who will co-produce alongside Brad Pitt) and Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan.
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