The audience have been waiting for long to hear about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi. This web series is sure to be grand, with all the beautiful courtesans.
The CO-CEO of Netflix, Ted Sarandos, specially flew down to India to launch the mega project by ace director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. His films are larger than life and the extravaganza and the details and finesse in each all his movies are praiseworthy. The duo shared their love for films and series, the global scale of their vision and their ambition to take the entertainment industry a notch up.
There was a lot of speculation about the case of this series and the first look of the series has finally unveiled. Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Richa Chadha, Sanjeeda Shaikh, Sharim Segal and Aditi Rao Hydari are in lead roles. ‘Where courtesans were queens…’, with this catchline, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has given us a glimpse of his much-awaited OTT debut.
In his words, “I make big films. They come naturally to me. But Heeramandi is my biggest project. It’s so huge in its scale. I had to do something special. So, there was no holding back. I have made 10 films in 30 years and in the last year or so, I have made three films, that is eight episodes,” he said at the event organized by Netflix India.
Adding further, he states, “It is so demanding and difficult. I had to be very alert, constantly working on the script. You have to make amends to the number of hours we work. It’s double hours than a film. It’s far more intense. I have given my best. This show comes from deep down and it’s very special.”