Netflix to Adapt Rushdie’s ‘Midnight’s Children’ as a Series

Netflix to Adapt Rushdie’s ‘Midnight’s Children’ as a Series

According to Netflix is set to adapt Salman Rushdie’s praised novel Midnight’s Children into a TV series, Variety reports.     Rushdie’s 1981 novel centers on the life Saleem Sinai, who has had magical powers since he was born at exactly midnight on August 15, 1947, during the time of India’s independence. His every act impacts and amplifies the fate of India’s national affairs; his life is permanently connected to the people and history of the nation. He is also telepathically linked to a 1,000 children who were all born at midnight and possess magical abilities.   “The narrative continues to fascinate audiences decades after …