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Vishesh Bhatt to produce series on RK Laxman's book Servants Of India


Laxman's 2002 book is made up of ten comedic stories about unforgettable characters who run the lives of middle class India. 

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IANS

 Filmmaker Vishesh Bhatt, son of producer Mukesh, will be producing a web-series based on late RK Laxman's book Servants Of India.

The book is a combination of work of fiction and a few incidents that Laxman experienced himself. 

"RK Laxman had interesting stories to tell and his vulnerable characters enhanced his vision. I am so glad that his family believed in me and gave me the opportunity to make this series," Bhatt said in a statement. 

"I am really looking forward to working on this project and bringing his characters to life with contemporary twists," he added. 

RK IPR Management, a company founded by RK Laxman, has expressed confidence in Bhatt and his plan to make the series. 

In the series, every character will have a certain idiosyncrasy. Bhatt wants to adapt the characters with a new age and quirky treatment.