Netflix has unveiled the primary footage from ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar,’ a interval drama sequence by Bollywood’s supreme on-screen stylist Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Netflix describes the sequence as “an epic saga of affection, energy, revenge and freedom [which] guarantees to be a profound celebration of artwork, tradition, magnificence, and Bhansali’s legacy.” It additionally describes sequence as a “ardour venture” that Bhansali has labored on for some 14 years.
With a solid that features Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sharmin Segal, Richa Chadha, and Sanjeeda Sheikh, the sequence is about within the midst of a number of energy struggles in Heeramandi, Lahore (now a part of Pakistan) and extra usually in undivided, pre-independence India, the place anti-colonial freedom actions have been rising.
A younger inheritor is caught within the crossfire and chooses love over succession, thus disrupting the established order. It additionally describes how the ultimate thread holding the artwork of tawaifs, or courtesans, is put to the take a look at.
Produced by Bhansali Productions, the present will probably be uploaded to Netflix later this 12 months at an unspecified date.
Bhansali made his mark choreographing the songs of Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s “1942: A Love Story” (1994), starring Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala, and made his first movie as director with “Khamoshi: The Musical,” which received acclaim however struggled on the field workplace. He developed his recipe of lavish visuals, excessive melodrama and hovering music with “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” in 1999, reaching important and business success. He adopted that with breakout hit “Devdas” in 2002, that includes Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
The director has already begun work on his 2025 characteristic film, “Love & Warfare”. He just lately introduced the casting of Bollywood megastars and real-life energy couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will star alongside Vicky Kaushal
Watch the teaser for “Heeramandi” right here: