Renowned filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is set to make his mark in the digital domain with an enticing web series titled “Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar,” slated for release on Netflix. The unveiling of the first look has created a buzz, and the series boasts an ensemble cast featuring Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chaddha, Sanjeeda Sheikh, and Sharmin Segal.
This venture marks Bhansali’s debut on the OTT platform, promising viewers an immersive experience in the world of “Heeramandi.” The narrative unfolds amidst a power struggle, where a young heir, entangled in the midst of conflict, makes a poignant choice favoring love over succession, disrupting the established order. Against the backdrop of pre-independent India and the burgeoning freedom movement, the series examines the challenges faced by the art of tawaif (courtesans).
Described as an epic saga delving into themes of love, power, revenge, and freedom, “Heeramandi” stands as Bhansali’s passion project that has been in the making for 14 years. The first look offers a glimpse into the grandeur expected from a Sanjay Leela Bhansali production.
Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Prerna Singh, the release date for “Heeramandi” is eagerly awaited, promising audiences a visual treat and a captivating exploration of a bygone era.