Celebrated author Salman Rushdie’s novel Midnight’s Children will stream on Netflix.
The book based on which a film has also been made is all set to be taken up by the digital streaming giant as an original TV series to present to the audience a whole new world of literary fascination.
I’m absolutely delighted about this: so delighted that I’m tweeting about it after a very long tweet-silence. https://t.co/VjGbtkJ1CN
— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) June 28, 2018
The multiple award winning movie was released in 1981 and has received rave reviews since then.
The somewhat controversial literary gem has been awarded the 1981 Booker Prize, the Best of the Booker and the James Tait Memorial Prize.
Saleem Sinai as the protagonist takes you through the course of the tumultuous birth of modern India as a country in the backdrop of a newly overhauled colonial regime.
Netflix International Originals Vice President Erik Barmack, ,in a statement lauded Midnight’s Children’ as one of the great novels of the world, which remains relevant even after decades of its publication. He hoped that the rich content of the series to be based on this novel will help millions of people around the world to rediscover the timeless classic.