Today February 18, Sanjay Leela Bhansali unveiled the first look teaser of his upcoming Netflix series Heeramandi. The teaser was unveiled during Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s interaction with Ted Sarandos, the Chief Executive Officer of Netflix.
The teaser clip starts with a closeup shot of actors–Manisha Koirala, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sharmin Segal, Richa Chadha, Sanjeeda Shaikh, and Sonakshi Sinha. All the star cast is seen wearing mustard-colored outfits while sitting next to each other. Sonakshi takes the center among the crowd and does a salaam at the camera. The video also introduced the actresses as courtesans.
The caption on the first teaser 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.”
Screenshot of Netflix’s post
Made by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Heeramandi will explore the stories of courtesans. It is a series about love, betrayal succession, and politics in the kothas and it will unearth the hidden cultural reality of Heeramandi, a district, during pre-independent India.