Following over a year of wait, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Netflix India have finally unveiled the first look teaser of the upcoming ambitious series, Heeramandi. Starring Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sharmin Segal and Sanjeeda Shaikh.
The first look was unveiled on Saturday during Bhansali’s interaction with Ted Sarandos, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Netflix.
The caption on the post shared by Netflix India and Bhansali Productions read: “Another time, another era, another magical world created by Sanjay Leela Bhansali we can’t wait to be a part of. Here is a glimpse into the beautiful and intriguing world of Heeramandi. Coming soon.”
Speaking about his magnum-opus, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in a statement earlier, said, “Heeramandi is an important milestone in my journey as a filmmaker. This is an epic, first of its kind series based on the courtesans of Lahore. It is an ambitious, grand and all-encompassing series; therefore I am nervous yet excited about making it. I am looking forward to my partnership with Netflix and bringing Heeramandi to audiences all over the world.”
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has directed iconic films like Khamoshi: The Musical, Black, Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Guzaarish, to name a few. His last directorial project was the 2022 hit Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt in the titular role and Ajay Devgn in a supporting role.