The web series is set in Lahore of pre-independence India era, a tale about, ‘Where Courtesans Were Queens.’
Making the announcement of the web series, Netflix India wrote, “We are excited to announce that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi IS COMING TO NETFLIX Words aren’t enough to explain how excited we are that Sanjay Leela Bhansali is partnering with us for this epic Netflix Original series but these emojis come pretty close”.
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— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) August 10, 2021
While the cast and crew for Heeramandi are yet to be revealed.
The announcement comes on the occasion of the filmmaker completing his 25 years in the industry.
Sharing his thoughts on Heeramandi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali in a press statement 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.”