It was only few days back on 10th August 2021 that one of the finest national award winning bollywood film maker who is the pride of indian cinema, Sanjay Leela Bhansali marked glorious 25 years in his illustrious bollywood journey as a master craftsman who has given us some of the best films in form of Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Guzaarish, Black, Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. Its indeed a happy time for him as Sanjay’s series Heera Mandi reunites Madhuri Rekha post 2 decades.
This is one of the most brilliant castings ever which the B-town is going to witness albeit in the booming OTT streaming digital web space wherein Sanjay’s series Heera Mandi reunites Madhuri Rekha post 2 decades.
Of course, this day has been made more amazing and extravagant as what can be a bigger treat for fans and netizens rather than the fact that his much talked about and eagerly awaited digital project titled Heera Mandi is going to be premiered on the global giant OTT streaming platform Netflix upon the completion of the filming and production schedule and a icing on top of the cake is that Sanjay’s series Heera Mandi reunites Madhuri Rekha post 2 decades.
The show is going to have an intriguing plot and storyline which is going to focus more on the tales of courtesans with special emphasis on various unknown cultural aspects of Heera Mandi, Lahore. It is said to be set in the pre-independence India era.
According to the recent news reports by a leading digital television news portal, this ambitious and much awaited digital project is all set to bring together two of the finest and iconic stalwart indian actresses and globally loved magnificent female superstars on screen who have always been a very integral part of our indian cinema from past so many decades who have been ruling on hearts of fans and audiences who are Madhuri Dixit and Rekha and are also going to be seen playing main female leads in this Netflix series.
This surely is going an amalgamation of two of finest iconic and powerful bollywood actresses sharing screen space together and are a part of main principal star cast of Heera Mandi.
Both Madhuri and Rekha were last seen sharing screen space in Lajja almost 20 years back in 2001.
This marks Sanjay’s second collaboration with Madhuri Dixit after the blockbuster, Devdas starring Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali will start production and filming for Heera Mandi in full swing post the release of Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi.
The maverick and thespian film maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali sharing his thoughts on Heera Mandi 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”.
Also, Rowdy Rathore actress Sonakshi Sinha is rumoured to play the lead role in the digital Netflix film.