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Hrf Keating’s ‘Inspector Ghote’ Novels To Be Adapted for TV by Endemol Shine India (Exclusive)

Hrf Keating’s ‘Inspector Ghote’ Novels To Be Adapted for TV by Endemol Shine India (Exclusive)

The Inspector Ghote series of Indian detective novels is heading for series treatment through Endemol Shine India.

The company has optioned the rights to the much-loved series of 25 novels written by journalist turned novelist H.R.F. Keating over a 45-year period. It intends to develop them as a multi-part returnable series. No details are yet available about the series’ development schedule, talent attachments or broadcast partners.

Dramatic rights were acquired by Endemol Shine India from broadcast agent James Carroll at U.K.-based Northbank Talent Management on behalf of Peter Buckman at The Ampersand Agency and the H.R.F. Keating Estate. Mumbai-based agency The Story Ink was the advisor on the deal for Endemol Shine India.

Introduced in 1964 novel “The Perfect Murder,” the books feature Ganesh V Ghote as a middle-aged, married inspector in the Mumbai police force. A dogged crimefighter who is often under-estimated by Bombay society, Ghote spends

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