Taj Mahal Foxtrot by Naresh Fernandes optioned for film


Taj Mahal Foxtrot, the seminal book on Mumbai’s jazz history authored by Naresh Fernandes, will be turned into a film. A Canadian lawyer contacted Fernandes a couple of months back to option the book on behalf of his client. It just happened that the client was Bob Ezrin, legendary music producer who has worked with Pink Floyd, Nine Inch Nails, Alice in Chains and others. Ezrin is a Canadian who lives in Nashville, USA. “Turns out that he heard me interviewed on the BBC a while ago, got the book off Amazon and began to think about turning it into a feature film,” said Fernandes to the Pune Mirror diarist.

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