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Manisha Koirala Opens Up About Unexpected Scene with Shekhar Suman in ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’

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Manisha Koirala, known for her stellar performances, recently shed light on a surprising aspect of her role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’. Discussing a scene that sparked much discussion, Koirala revealed her initial unawareness of its explicit nature.

Manisha Koirala Opens Up About Unexpected Scene with Shekhar Suman in 'Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar'

In an interview with Bollywood Bubble, Koirala shared that she wasn’t fully informed about the scene’s explicit content during rehearsals. She remarked, “When rehearsals were going on, it must have been new. Everything that Sanjay does, he tries to bring in a new element.”

The scene in question involves Koirala and Shekhar Suman inside a carriage, where Suman’s character imagines a suggestive act involving Koirala. Suman had provided insight into the scene’s complexity, acknowledging its apparent debauchery while underscoring the underlying poignancy and pathos of his character, a degenerated Nawab grappling with his identity and servitude to the British Raj.

Addressing the scene’s intricacies, Suman emphasized the conflicting emotions, paradoxes, and dichotomies portrayed, highlighting the need for accurate and understanding enactment to capture its complexities effectively.

Koirala’s portrayal in ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’ marks a powerful comeback, further solidifying her reputation as a versatile and talented actor. Her candid revelation adds depth to the discussions surrounding the film and its portrayal of complex themes.