Netflix shares first look at Bhansali’s ‘Heeramandi
Bhansali recently announced his next feature film Love & War, starring Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s first streaming show Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar will premiere on Netflix in 2024 and the streamer shared the first look of the much-anticipated project on Thursday.
Backed by Bhansali Productions, the upcoming show stars Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sharmin Segal, and Sanjeeda Sheikh.
According to a press note issued by the streamer, Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is an epic saga of love, power, revenge, and freedom.
“In the midst of a power struggle in Heeramandi, a young heir caught in the crossfire chooses love over succession, disrupting the status quo. Set in pre-independent India against a burgeoning freedom movement, the final thread holding the art of tawaifs (courtesans) is put to the test,” read the synopsis of the series.
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Based on the concept by Moin Beg, the series is created and directed by Bhansali. He also serves as producer on the show alongside Prerna Singh.
Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is Bhansali’s 14-year passion project. His last directorial effort was the Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, which won five National Awards last year.
Bhansali recently announced his next feature film Love & War, starring Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Vicky Kaushal.