...As her latest, It's a Wonderful Afterlife, heads to the screens, she's looking to film a historical epic on the Indian Partition. "That was the moment in August 1947 when Britain clumsily split India in two, dividing secular but Hindu-dominated India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan," and Chadha will dig into how that changed not
only the country, but the families inside it. Chadha is on her second draft,
adapting from the book Freedom at Midnight. She hopes to have the script
finished and ready to shoot next year.